Is Addiction a Choice?

The science of addiction treatment constantly undergoes scrutiny because there is no “cure” for substance abuse, and the causes of it vary from person to person. The question of whether addiction is a disease or a choice causes significant debate. Although some clinicians accept the disease model of addiction, many others believe strongly that addiction…

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Alcohol in the Office

Heading out to the bar for happy hour is a common practice for many employees. After working a long, stressful day, some people prefer to sit down with an alcoholic beverage to take the edge off before heading home for the night. But what if companies start providing alcohol at work? Would the same hold…

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When to Go to Rehab

“When should I go to rehab?” It is a question many people who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol ask. In general, it is best to assume that if you are asking the question, it is probably the right time to seriously consider contacting a recovery center. After all, if the problem is one you…

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