Ask Yourself: Do You Need Drug Rehab?

It is always said “The first step is to admit you have a problem,” –it’s true! No one is ever truly prepared for rehab, but you may be at the point where you’ve thought about it. Maybe you’ve reached a low point, or you’re starting to realize what your habits have done to your relationships.…

Details Emerge in the Death of Amy Winehouse

It was revealed last week that alcohol played an overwhelming part in the death of Grammy-winning recording artist Amy Winehouse earlier this year. Winehouse, who had battled substance abuse issues for many years, was found to have died as a result of alcohol poisoning, being labeled a “death by misadventure” by the London court system.…

Dual Diagnosis Means Specialized Treatment

If your loved one is struggling with addiction and suffers from a mental illness, recovery can be even more complicated. Both the addiction and the mental illness need to be addressed and treated; both feed into the other. And both can lead to dire consequences if not properly treated. What Makes Dual Diagnosis Difficult to…