Blog posts in Life in Recovery After Addiction

Dual Diagnosis, Life in Recovery After Addiction, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 03/21/2019

By Megan Aul, MA, LPCtherapist at Enterhealth Outpatient Center of Excellence
 
 
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in 2013, there were more than 24.6 million Americans in need of treatment for addiction disorders.
One of the major hurdles that people face when trying to get treatment for addiction is that they lack the motivation to get better. Many don’t have the necessary motivation to change for three main reasons:

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.

Health & Wellness After Addiction, Life in Recovery After Addiction, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 11/20/2018

By Scott Trout, Enterhealth Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 
 

Top Addictive Substances, Life in Recovery After Addiction, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 08/16/2018

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist
 
The Quiet Rise in Alcohol Addiction
While the ongoing opioid crisis continues to garner headlines and high-profile debates regarding marijuana legalization rage across the country, alcohol abuse continues to fly under the radar and out of most people’s sphere of concern. However, in addition to being the most commonly treated substance of abuse, alcohol is also the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States after tobacco and poor diet/physical activity.