Click-To-Call

Author Archives: Sandra Peterson

The Connection between Addiction and Family

When a family member falls into the traps of addiction, the family does everything in their power to help the addict with his/her dependency. There’s no doubt that drug addiction doesn’t affect the addict only, it affects the family as […]

Read More

Understanding Rapid Detox

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, roughly 2.1 million Americans were addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2012, and another 467,000 were dependent on heroin. The opioid addiction is highly difficult to treat because of its severe […]

Read More

10 Ways Exercise Helps Your Mental and Physical Health

It’s a widely known fact that regular exercise is good for the body. The health benefits of exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability. Research shows that exercise […]

Read More

How to Keep your Job Before, During and After Rehab

According to the U.S Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 76% of people with substance abuse problems are employed. The unfortunate fact is that a wide range of employees avoid getting into rehab in order not to lose their […]

Read More

Why a Family Counselor is Crucial for the Recovery Process

Addiction is well-known as a disease of relationships. When one member of the family suffers, the rest of the family also feels their suffering. Although the addicted individual is the one who needs to give their best to fight the […]

Read More

5 Deadly Drug Cocktails That Can Kill You

The use of illegal drugs is associated with the widespread death of thousands of individuals in the United States. However, apart from illegal drugs, alcohol and prescription drugs also kill over 100,000 people each year. Although every medication, including painkillers, […]

Read More

5 Ways to Deal with Unsupportive Family Members

Having a family that supports you during your tough moments is crucial in recovery. These people give you emotional support, try to make you happier, help you get through a bad day, and fight the addiction together with you.
Unfortunately, […]

Read More

The Role of a Sponsor in Recovery

In AA and NA, one of the most valuable traditions is sponsorship. This notion of addicts helping addicts is what makes the aid fellowship so effective. It’s recommended that every member in AA/NA get a sponsor that will walk them […]

Read More

Insurance Coverage for Rehab

Becoming aware of an addiction and enrolling into a treatment program can be a difficult first step towards obtaining long-term recovery. Many individuals feel scared making this step due to a fear of the unknown. That is why, the more […]

Read More

8 Ways to Find a Trusted Rehab Center

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, states that abuse of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco costs the U. S. approximately $700 billion annually.  New addictions are appearing such as sex addiction, gambling addiction, and Internet addiction, and facilities are filled to […]

Read More