Blog posts in Family Support & Help

Substance Abuse Prevention, Family Support & Help, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 02/21/2019

By Michelle Hook, RN, MSN, Enterhealth Ranch Executive Director
 
Addiction is a complex and progressive brain disease that slowly strips people of their physical, emotional and psychological well-being, and while the negative effects of substance abuse on users are fairly easy to understand, this understanding only highlights half the problem.
 

Family Support & Help, Health & Wellness After Addiction, Life in Recovery After Addiction : 12/17/2018

The holiday season is usually a time for families to come together to celebrate with the ones they love. It’s also a time when many families have loved ones visiting from out of town and kids coming home from college for the holiday break. While this time of year is fun for most, for those recovering from alcohol addiction, the holidays can be a difficult time.

Challenges at work, family dysfunction, financial obligations and many other things can make stress levels go through the roof, and it’s not uncommon for extra holiday stress to drive people in recovery to relapse.

Family Support & Help, Health & Wellness After Addiction, Life in Recovery After Addiction : 07/24/2018

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist
 

Family Support & Help, Health & Wellness After Addiction, Life in Recovery After Addiction : 05/22/2018

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist