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

Connecticut Substance Abuse Statistics

When someone is dealing with alcoholism or an addiction to drugs and they decide it is time to find treatment in Connecticut, they should take note of their personal history and life’s struggles as well as the addiction itself. Since addiction hits everyone differently, addiction treatment services should be tailored to each patient’s current state… Read More

A Closer Look at Alcohol Addiction Treatment in CT

What is Alcoholism? Alcoholism is a more severe form of alcohol addiction that is reached when an alcohol abuser no longer has the ability to control their drinking habits. Alcoholism is sometimes referred to as alcohol abuse disorder, although alcohol addiction be extremely harmful to a person’s health, life, responsibilities, and relationships at any stage… Read More

Maine Addiction Resources

The problem of drug and alcohol related crime, injury, and deaths that plague our Maine society is not a new one. In fact substance abuse has been a prominent issue in Maine, and across the United States for many years, but the situation has never been quite as troubling as it is these days. Deaths… Read More

Insurance Coverage for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Effective addiction treatment often depends on consistent, specialized, guided rehab treatment, so it’s a very reasonable thing for addiction sufferers to worry about. Unfortunately, it depends entirely on your insurance provider and coverage plan. You may be eligible for partial coverage or full coverage for drug addiction and alcoholism treatment but only for certain types… Read More

California Relapse Prevention

To really get the full benefits of addiction treatment in California, and to come away with as many tools in their tool belt as possible to support a sober life, a patient needs to engage in all of the phases of drug and alcohol recovery. These phases of recovery include medically supervised detox, rehabilitation, outpatient… 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