There are 18.5 million veterans in the US, including 1.5 million of them dealing with substance abuse issues. And substance abuse can lead to life-threatening issues. For 2017, the year that the most recent data is available, roughly 17 veterans per day died from suicide, nearly 1.5 times the rate for other adults. The road…


It is my professional opinion that a person does not just develop an addiction to drugs and or alcohol. In my professional experience, the addiction is a symptom to an underlying mental health condition. It seems that in our society identifying as an alcoholic or addict has less of a negative reaction than of an…






Addiction Center: What You Can Expect While You’re There Some addicts fear entering an addiction center because they don’t know what’s ahead of them. They’ve heard from friends who have been in rehab what it’s like and they’ve seen their share of TV shows and movies that cover rehabilitation stays but they still do not…


Alcoholism Treatment: After A Bad Break Up A bad breakup and really take a toll on a person. If someone was your life and did everything with that person breaking up with them can destroy you. Some people jump right back into another relationship never really letting the wounds of the old relationship heal. Others…



Addiction Treatment: When Everyone Has Given Up Just because your friends and family have given up on the idea of you ever being rehabilitated doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t seek addiction treatment. It may hurt but it doesn’t matter that they are no longer hopeful that you’ll make a recovery. Recovery is all about the…