Alcoholism and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

How Prevalent Is Alcoholism? There are roughly 17 million Americans suffering from some degree of alcohol use disorder, whether they realize it or not. Many of them will deny that they’re alcoholics, or that they ‘aren’t like the other alcoholics’ depending on their perceived control over their drinking habits. Since alcohol is legal to purchase… Read More

Prescription Drugs Second Leading Cause of Drug Deaths

In the 1990’s, there was a push towards using various new controlled forms of opioids in prescription drugs. Before, they were used only inside of hospitals as controlled medication directly administered by a physician. The resulting legalization of prescription opioids resulted in pharmaceuticals like oxycodone and hydrocodone being available to patients to use outside of… Read More

woman looking away sad as her husband struggles with a drinking problem

How to Confront a Loved One About Their Drinking

Confronting a loved one’s drinking problem often feels like an insurmountable challenge. It doesn’t matter whether the person in question is a spouse, parent, sibling, child, best friend or even simply a respected colleague. We recognize the harm created by their drinking problem, and we want to help. At the same time, we fear that… Read More