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Tips to Help Someone in Recovery Better Weather Christmas and New Year’s Eve As noted in recent blogs, the holidays are generally tough for someone recovering from an alcohol or drug addiction. There are, however, some tried-and-true tips that loved ones can administer to help ensure that Christmas and New Year’s Eve are more parts [...]
When dealing with a loved one’s addiction illness, this question is inevitable: why did my loved one become addicted, when I didn’t? What made them become an addict, when their coworkers, spouse, or other family members haven’t succumbed to the same disease? The answer is complex and multi-layered, as a variety of factors can come [...]
You can conquer others with power, but it takes true strength to conquer yourself. – Lao Tzu, Philosopher I asked Dr. Jason Powers, our Chief Medical Officer to help me write on this topic and here is what we came up with: There are actually two types of sobriety: physical and emotional. Physical sobriety [...]
In the last few weeks, two very famous and influential women passed: Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford and founder of the Betty Ford Center, and Amy Winehouse, an influential British singer known for her unique combination of soul, jazz, and R&B. These two women achieved fame and recognition in different arenas–Betty Ford [...]
Mike Starr, former bassist for Alice In Chains, passed away on March 8, 2011. Some media outlets reported that it related to his struggles with the disease of addiction. While the cause of death has not yet been determined, it is clear that Starr endured a long battle with the disease of addiction, attempting several [...]
The Top Five Reasons to Never Touch Alcohol or Drugs Everyone knows that living as a drug addict or an alcoholic is not a desirable, positive lifestyle. However, many people believe using drugs and drinking alcohol is fine as long as you don’t take it to the extreme. Having a balanced view of life [...]
As incredible as it may seem, almost 400,000 Texans that will struggle with the disease of addiction this year and there are thousands more — family and friends — that will be directly affected. Here at Right Step, we see first hand the devastating effects and the remarkable healings that come from providing compassionate treatment [...]
Addiction to alcohol and drugs is a disease that can affect anyone, regardless of their race, age, socioeconomic status, or religious affiliation. The problem of substance addiction is so prevalent in our society, yet some people still have a slight reluctance to call such addiction a “disease.” Substance addiction and abuse has been officially recognized [...]