Monthly Archives: March 2016

Knowing Your Family History Helps in Recovery Treatment

family history addictionAs scientists unravel the makeup of our DNA, more and more diseases are found to have a genetic component. This finding could eventually help practitioners determine why one person succumbs to a disease and another does not. The same thing is happening with […]

Spring Decluttering for Addiction Treatment

spring decluttering for addiction treatmentWhile most people vacuum and clear out the cobwebs during spring cleaning, men and women recovering from substance abuse can view this annual ritual through the lens of mind, body, and spirit. Routinely taking stock of your lifestyle, emotions, and physical […]

A Surge in Benzodiazepine Overdose Deaths

surge in benzodiazapine overdose deaths Although opioid overdose deaths have been grabbing headlines and garnering attention in the 2016 presidential campaign, a recent online article in the American Journal of Public Health points out that the number of overdose deaths from benzodiazepines has also surged. […]

Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment

insurance coverage for addiction treatmentOnce you admit to yourself that you have a serious problem with drug or alcohol abuse, you may flirt with the idea of rehab for weeks, months, or even years before you finally take action. There are scores of excuses […]