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Addiction Advice

For patients and families Advice for people who are struggling with addiction - either themselves, or because of a family member or friend. In this section we aim to inform, advise and give hope. Please contact us if you would like us to address a particular issue.

Why Change is Critical in Overcoming Addiction

November 6, 2017 in Addiction Advice

It's not possible to recover form addiction and find a new life if you don't embrace change and personal growth. Change is critical to overcoming addiction in the long term. Read more

The Reason for Individual Treatment Programs

November 3, 2017 in Addiction Advice

While the biological roots of chemical dependency are similar for everyone, each person's struggle with addiction is unique. That's the main reason for individual treatment programs that cater to each person's needs, triggers, and goals. Read more

Spiritual Growth

November 1, 2017 in Addiction Advice

Recovering from addiction often involves developing a connection to a higher power of your understanding, which helps to shape your accountability, resolve, and spiritual growth. Read more

Problem Solving Skills You Gain in Treatment

October 30, 2017 in Addiction Advice

Addiction recovery programs like drug rehab and behavioral counseling do more than just help an addict break from addiction, the problem solving skills you gain in treatment help you construct a better life for years to come. Read more

Mindfulness of Emotions

October 27, 2017 in Addiction Advice

Emotions are a major key in learning skills for sober living and the mindfulness of emotions is a skill you can learn in addiction rehab. Read more

How a Healthy Body Supports a Healthy Mind

October 25, 2017 in Addiction Advice

The mind and body are closely intertwined and both are important in recovery from addiction. Learn how a healthy body supports a healthy mind in the addiction treatment process. Read more

Equine Therapy is Time Spent in Nature

October 24, 2017 in Addiction Advice

Alternative treatment methods offer recovery patients different opportunities for mental and emotional coping. For example, equine therapy is time spent in nature, and can be very beneficial to mental health and recovery. Read more

Empathy as a Model for Recovery

October 23, 2017 in Addiction Advice

Recovery from addiction requires a great deal of self understanding and compassion for others. Viewing empathy as a model for recovery helps us to develop core emotional skills for success. Read more

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