Relapse: One Step on the Journey to Recovery

Relapse: One Step on the Journey to Recovery

Relapse and Recovery “I think my husband relapsed.” “I know my wife is drinking again.” “I’m afraid my boyfriend/girlfriend is in danger of relapsing.” “I’m scared that my son/daughter is going to start drinking again.” Are these thoughts running through your mind? For those in recovery, relapse is always a possibility and is viewed as…

Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse-National Prevention Week

Preventing Underage Drinking

Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse-National Prevention Week This week, May 10th to May 16th, is National Prevention Week, sponsored by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). Each day in National Prevention Week focuses on a specific topic about substance abuse and mental health. Today, May 12th, focuses on preventing underage drinking and…

Does Exercise Help Addiction Recovery?

Provide Distraction, Start With Your Rehabilitation. Because addiction is a chronic illness that changes the structure of the brain and involves compulsive behaviors, it is important for people struggling with this condition to find ways to stay away from drugs or alcohol. The foundation of any approach to addiction treatment starts with a detox, then…

How to Choose an Addiction Treatment Program

Pick And Choose The Right Rehab Center. Choosing a drug or alcohol rehab center for yourself or for a loved one can be an overwhelming and difficult process. Unfortunately, the addiction treatment field has seen an influx in deceptive marketing and unethical practices by drug rehab “providers” whose only concern appears to be monetary gain.…

Alcoholism and Your Body’s Health

Alcoholism and Your Body’s Health Start Healing Today with Archstone Behavioral Health If you’re drinking too much, you probably already see the effects alcohol is having on your life. You’ve lost friends, maybe even your spouse or partner. Your work performance has suffered; maybe you’ve even lost your job. You’ve lost interest in things you…