I Think I’m an Alcoholic. What Should I Do Now? Admitting you need help for your drinking problem can be difficult not only because of the stigma surrounding addiction, but because you might not believe you can function without drinking. Acknowledging the problem is a great first step. It is critical to remember that addiction… Read more »
Addiction is a Medical Condition Seeking help for an addiction can be a daunting process, not only due to the alcohol detox process and sobriety but also because of the strong stigma against addiction issues. When it comes to alcohol as a specific problem, it is critical to remember that addiction to alcohol is a… Read more »
Quarantine. It’s on all of our minds. How can one continue on the path to recovery during quarantine- a time when you need to stay home? We’re being told to relax, hustle, get fit, eat well, eat whatever we want. Learn a new language, binge watch TV shows, try to work, work less. Make a schedule,… Read more »
The first 12 step program was created by the founders of “Alcoholics Anonymous,” AA for short. It was incepted in 1935 by Bill Wilson, a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob Smith, an Akron surgeon.
The reason that vitamins benefited humans so radically is due to most humans on Earth not getting the enough essential; vitamin C, B12, D, along with many others.
Humans have come a long way in many aspects of our medical and cultural education over the years. Behavioral health treatment initially was treated with much more barbaric and unethical tactics than those that are being performed today. We have all heard the horror stories of people being condemned to asylums to become… Read more »
When one is going through any type of mental health healing, a group environment can be one of the most beneficial modalities to foster greater recovery. In group therapy settings, people report feelings of shared experiences that can help make them perceive their trauma in a new perspective. This enhanced perception manifests itself… Read more »
Addiction in the brain is localized to one section known as the Limbic System, this is commonly referred to as “The Pleasure Center”. It is responsible for your natural reward systems you would get from normal healthy living. In the case of drug use, your limbic system is essentially being hijacked by… Read more »
We worked hard and getting this done and we are proud of the statement, “Find Your Courage.” Not a lot can be said in 30 seconds so we wanted to tell you all the other things we wanted to say: It takes a great deal of courage and strength for us to recognize our weaknesses… Read more »
If you missed the introduction of Sarah Stuckey, LPCC our director of our Clinical Director of Addiction Programs you’ll want to acquaint yourself here. We are pleased to share a little about the other clinicians facilitating our Adult Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). Our therapists in conjunction with our medication management staff provide our… Read more »