You’ve probably heard it all on the news by now; Opioid addiction is one of the leading threats to our modern society. Sadly, even though Opioids were originally intended to help cure the body of pain, they do, in fact, have the potential to become...

1 in 7 Americans will face a substance addiction in his or her lifetime. Unfortunately, only 10% of addicts receive treatment according to the Surgeon General's report. Addiction affects people from all walks of life. In fact, more than 75% of individuals with addictions are employed. Addiction is a...

At any given time, there are more than 23 million people in the U.S. dealing with an addiction of some kind. There are also 23 million ways of dealing with addiction that take into consideration the needs and interests of the people dealing with this disease. If you...

As more than 80% of the world describes themselves as religious, it's no surprise that even people of strong faith fall into problems with addiction. Whether it was through a crisis of faith or a loss of your way, addiction can be inspired by faith and religion...

Are you familiar with the concept of an intervention? If so, there's a good chance it's because of the wildly popular A&E reality television show. Intervention premiered in 2005, giving viewers around the country a sneak peek into the lives of substance-addicted individuals, their families, and their...

Whether you're the parent of an addict or suffering from the consequences of addiction yourself, you're ready to admit that a dependency on drugs or alcohol has spiraled out of your control. When you need to seek help to overcome addiction, it's important to understand that you're not...

Ecotherapy is a broad term, which describes a range of treatment programs that are targeted at improving an individual’s mental and physical wellbeing through outdoor activities, usually close to nature. There are myriad good reasons for participating in an ecotherapy program, as there are many different...