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Part Of Addiction Treatment Is Clearing Up The Wreckage Of Your Past In Recovery

April 20, 2017
Getting clean and sober from an addiction to drugs or alcohol is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your family. It is no easy task, and you will spend the first weeks and months of recovery working hard to maintain your sobriety and learning to live life differently than before. Navigating emotions, cravings, and whatever life throws at you will consume your time and ef...

Addiction Treatment Experts Say Have Realistic Expectations About Your Recovery

April 13, 2017
One of the things that you learn in recovery is that it’s not a good idea to have expectations about the outcomes of things. It tends to set you up for disappointment or resentment. However, letting go of expectations is much easier said than done – especially when it comes to your own recovery. People in recovery often have expectations about how their recovery will progress, how they t...

Should You Come Out Of The Closet About Your Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

April 12, 2017
When you think about alcohol addiction treatment and recovery, one of the first things that likely comes to mind is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). It has been a fundamental ideology of addiction recovery since the late 1930s. One of the tenets of AA (and now numerous other “anonymous” 12-step programs) is anonymity. It is discussed in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and AA’s Twelve Traditio...

Alcohol Addiction Treatment Experts: When “Partying” Becomes An Alcohol Problem

April 11, 2017
Everyone likes to relax and unwind with friends every now and then. Enjoying an evening out with people you care about is generally a positive thing. However, many people mix social gatherings with alcohol. For some, “partying” goes too far, point out the alcohol addiction treatment experts at Summit Behavioral Health. Binge drinking is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in...

Teen Drug Use – Marijuana, Alcohol, Prescription Drug Facts!

April 10, 2017
The National Institute on Drug Abuse, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, recently published the results of its 2016 survey on teen drug use. The survey is important, as it gives researchers and behavioral health experts insights into drug use trends among teens and young people. Here are some noteworthy stats from the survey, which includes data from 45,473 students in b...

Changing People, Places, And Things In Addiction Treatment And Recovery

April 06, 2017
Early recovery is difficult; it is within the first six months of sobriety that most relapses happen. So, it’s recommended that you stay away from anything that may lead you to return to drinking or using. If you have been to alcohol or drug addiction treatment already, you have likely heard that changing the people, places, and things in your life is often necessary to maintain sobriety...

Alcohol Addiction Experts Reveal What Happens To Your Body If You Stop Drinking

April 05, 2017
The decision to stop drinking alcohol can be a huge step in your life, especially if you have an addiction to it. Most people suffering from alcoholism need professional help to stop, and it’s a tough thing to do. But once you have made the decision to abstain from drinking, you’ll see some pretty amazing things happen – not only in your mind, spirit, and relationships, but also in your ...

Summit Behavioral Health Hosts “FACES” Community Support Group

April 04, 2017
Summit Behavioral Health, a regional leader in the treatment of substance abuse disorders, has opened its doors and its arms to those in need of addiction treatment, as part of their community outreach. To learn more about this program visit our website LEADERSHIP Under the leadership of Bethany Kassar, Executive Director of Outpatient Services, Summit Behavioral Health’s Doylest...

Addiction Treatment Center Outlines 10 Reasons Why People Abuse Drugs Or Alcohol

March 29, 2017
When most people think of drug addiction, they picture someone who is incapable of holding down a job, having a family, or functioning in everyday society. The reality is that most individuals with a drug addiction disorder are employed, and many of them have spouses and children. However, there are several common reasons why people start using and abusing drugs. Knowing why drug addicti...

Addiction Treatment Experts Explain How To Tell Your Kids About Your Addiction

March 27, 2017
You likely have the view that parents are supposed to be role models for their kids, guiding them though life’s obstacles, and doing so with a positive image. Substance abuse of drugs or alcohol crushes that ideal. It may feel like you are going to be letting your children down, not living up to what they need and deserve, if you tell them about your chemical or alcohol dependence. That isn’...