January 2016 - Alcohol Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

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Drug Dependency and the Groundhog Day Effect

When you love someone who has an alcohol or drug dependency, everyday can feel like you live in the movie Groundhog Day. For those of you who haven’t seen this amazing movie starting Bill Murray circa 1993, it’s essentially about a guy who wakes up everyday and does exactly the same thing. Seemingly, he is the only one that notices that everyone is just doing the same thing day in and day out. The movie…

What is A Trauma-Informed Approach to Alcohol and Drug Treatment?

Many people who enter alcohol and drug treatment have endured trauma in their past. Some experiences of emotional and/or physical pain involve an isolated event, while others occur over a period of time. Whether the trauma occurred recently or many years ago, it can have a life-changing impact on the victim. The effects of distress need to be kept in mind when designing an effective addiction treatment plan for a trauma victim. Understanding Trauma in…

The Effects of Drugs and Alcohol Abuse on Family and Friends

The path of addiction is a tough and all too-often traveled one and the effects of drugs and alcohol abuse on the family can cause long-term issues, generation after generation. Addiction in the family makes for an incredibly volatile environment that doesn’t allow for any kind of healthy relationship to grow and prosper. Here are some characteristics that are almost always present in relationships of the addicted. How Does Drugs and Alcohol Abuse Affect Friends…

Bobby Bailey Shares His Thoughts On The Addiction Crisis

There is no denying that addiction is all around us. It seems that every other day there is a drug bust, an overdose story, a family torn apart or lost to the disease of addiction. Maybe it’s closer to home for some. Maybe it’s in your home. With addiction affecting one in three families, it can be easy to feel helpless. What can we really do about the addiction crisis that is sweeping the U.S.?…

How We Help You Find the Best Rehabilitation Centers

For an addict, or someone who loves an addict, it can be difficult to find viable rehabilitation centers for your needs. There can be endless hours of research, being on hold, and worst of all, trying to figure out if your insurance policy will cover the treatment that you need. That’s why we at recoveryas.com do what we do. We want to help you find the best available drugs or alcohol abuse treatment program so…

Bobby Bailey Helps Twin Brother Detox From Alcohol and Meth

After years of living estranged from one another, twin brothers, Bobby Bailey and Chris Bailey, set out on a rocky adventure that began with Chris’ detox for alcohol and methamphetamines. For the better half of their twenties, Chris had fallen into an unhealthy path of addiction, joining the 23.5 million Americans who are addicted to either drugs or alcohol. Because of this, their strong bond suffered. For years they lived estranged from one another, only…

5 Apps for Self Improvement in Drug Addiction Recovery

As someone who is in alcohol or drug addiction recovery, you may have heard some people say that addiction is reserved for only the most selfish of people. However, while one may choose to take their drug of choice, no one chooses addiction – it chooses you. This is why self improvement in drug addiction recovery is so important. Working toward a better you is key in alcohol and drug treatment because not only does…

5 Inspirational Recovery Quotes to Start the New Year Right

As 2015 comes to a close and we look forward to a fresh new year, we’ve been thinking of inspirational recovery quotes that will carry us all the way through January. Whether you’ve decided to start the new year off with some resolutions or if you are just taking it one day at a time, we have put together a few of our favorites to encourage and motivate you in your recovery. Let Yourself Move…

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