Substance Abuse and Social Environment

It’s believed the causes and triggers of drug and alcohol abuse can be found within the person’s immediate environment, whether it’s home, school or work. While the concept of peer pressure is something more usually associated with teenagers, it is a phenomenon that operates in any setting and can affect anyone, regardless of age or…

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Rehab Doesn’t Always Require Complete Isolation

Perhaps one of the more common objections or reservations that a client may feel towards in-patient treatment in a drug recovery center is the perceived isolation during treatment. There are definite advantages to temporarily transferring to a safe and controlled environment that can increase chances of recovery. For example, most of the triggers or complicating…

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Long Term Drug Rehab for Long Term Results

An effective rehabilitation program is one that offers individualized treatment. Every case of addiction or substance abuse is unique because every afflicted person comes with his or her own social background, family and personal history, medical needs … and all the other factors relevant to addiction. There is no one pre-determined or set remedy. The…

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Alcoholism Can Affect Anyone

Drug addiction and alcoholism doesn’t discriminate. Rich or poor, young or old, famous or obscure – substance abuse has been called an equal opportunity destroyer. You may have read studies that present statistics showing women as more susceptible to alcoholism, or drug addiction rates reported higher for certain age groups. While the research is likely…

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