Midwest Recovery Centers Blog
Today, we’re discussing how stereotypes hold us back from truly dealing with addiction head-on, and how we can fight to change them. Ready to learn more? Let’s get started!
Can a harmless drink at the bar with friends turn into a much bigger problem? Is alcohol altering key functions in our brain? What’s the science behind all of this? Keep reading to learn more about the causes of alcoholism.
Drug addiction does rely on an individual’s particular actions and choices, however, it may have more similarities to a chronic affliction than some may believe. Curious as to how? Read on while we take a deeper dive into the science of opiate addiction.
Life after rehab is an ongoing struggle after having to beat the crippling clutches of addiction. The battle has been won but the war rages on. This article will help you understand challenges you’ll face with life after rehab.
Finding something healthy to replace your addiction is a commonly used therapy. A good diet might not completely replace your addiction. But it can help in controlling cravings during recovery. And the best drug rehabilitation methods help control cravings.
Drug addiction can strike anyone at any time. Unfortunately, sometimes that includes people with mental illness. Understanding how to help a drug addict who also has a mental illness takes patience and persistence.
Mindfulness treatment is the idea that becoming self-aware can help control addictive impulses. “Living in the moment,” as some describe it, involves paying attention to the body’s cravings and discerning what emotions, sensations, and thoughts trigger addiction.
In order to make the decision that is right for your family, you need to have the inpatient vs outpatient debate, and everything you’ll need to consider to get started is right here.
Many believe that without the aid of a higher power, recovery from addiction is next to impossible. However, what if your loved one or patient is an atheist, or doesn’t believe in a higher power? Does this mean that they are doomed, and that they cannot be helped to recovery? If you need answers to these questions, then you’re in the right place.
Not only does it rob the addict of their physical, emotional and psychological well-being, the effects of drug abuse on the family unit can be equally destructive and devastating.