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Families Affected by Drug and Alcohol Addiction

4 Ways Drug and Alcohol Addiction Affect Children

By |October 6th, 2014|

When someone suffers from an addiction, they are not the only person affected. The families and friends of the individual who is using can also have their lives flipped […]

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How to Cope with a Loved One Who Has an Addiction

By |March 12th, 2014|

Substance abuse can affect the whole family, not just the individual who is abusing drugs or alcohol. In fact, these effects can extend beyond the nuclear family, impacting neighbors, […]

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What is a Functioning Alcoholic?

By |October 9th, 2013|

Functioning alcoholics are people who drink alcoholically, but are able to maintain successful lives. For functioning alcoholics, their alcoholism is essentially hidden from view because it does not stop them from achieving a “normal” or accomplished lifestyle.

Lurking Danger: Alcoholism in the Elderly

By |July 31st, 2012|

When we think drug and alcohol addiction, we envision swirling and bustling metropolitan areas. We think of experimenting teenagers, “yuppies” with too much time and money on their hands, and of the inner-city inhabitants who so pervasively make up the entirety of a crime drama’s cast. We think of the many stereotypes fed to us by the news and by creative (or not-so-creative) Hollywood minds.

Al-Anon & Alateen: Spiritual Health when a Loved One Suffers from Alcoholism

By |July 10th, 2012|

In treating alcoholism, our team of professionals offers the following across-the-board advice: for families, there is no better resource than Al-Anon.

Addictive ADHD Drugs Abused by Teens

By |June 15th, 2012|

More and more, drug treatment centers are noticing that our nation’s children, in pursuit of the American Dream, have taken to prescription drugs in their efforts to meet and exceed the standards set for them.