behavioral addiction
April 18, 2024

Behavioral Addictions

While substance abuse’s widespread effects are well-known and heartbreaking, behavioral addictions can have an equally destructive impact on your health, relationships and responsibilities. For example, compulsive gambling, eating, shopping, video gaming, social media and pornography use stem from an urge to engage in rewarding activities despite adverse consequences. Common Types...

ASAM level 4 detox
August 11, 2021

Who Needs ASAM Level 4 Detox?

Taking the step to get help for an addiction is critical. The next step in the process will probably be detoxification. When a person has been addicted to drugs or alcohol, it’s important to rid the body and the mind of the harmful substance so healing can begin. There...

family roles
February 18, 2021

6 Types of Family Roles in Addicted Households

Primary Roles in an Addicted Family Addiction is a family disease, and its advent can cause major shifts in family dynamics. Families function as a unit and each person is affected by the other. When a group of people live with someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, they...