In Support of a Supportive Staff

The Right Step Alums Celebrate How Caring Professionals Helped Them Beat Addiction The mark of a successful drug and alcohol treatment center is its ability to turn a life around. But that end is almost invariably the result of a collection of means that starts and finishes with the facility’s staff. At The Right Step,…

Borderline Personality Disorder Precursors in Teenagers

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a psychiatric disorder that involves such personality-related problems as diminished self-awareness, unpredictable moods and a marked tendency toward impulsive behavior. As is true with other personality disorders, mental health professionals generally avoid diagnosing BPD in teenagers and younger children because people in these age groups are still going through important…

Somebody Put Purple in My Drank

Rapper Lil Wayne was recently hospitalized in the intensive care unit after suffering from seizures apparently related to his abuse of “sizzurp,” otherwise referred to as “purple drank.” The events of the weekend have put the spotlight on the drink, which is particularly popular in hip-hop communities in the South, and has been implicated in…

Not Your Ordinary Joe

How One Man Took The Right Step to Begin a Journey to Recovery Dr. Jason Powers knows down and out. He sees it every day in the faces of the people battling drug and alcohol addiction who turn to The Right Step treatment centers for help. As chief medical officer at The Right Step, Powers…

My Support System

How The Right Step Helps Clients and their Families Stay on the Road to Recovery Corina remembers vividly how she felt as she reached to open the door to The Right Step drug and alcohol treatment center for the first time. The emotional gamut ran from scared to angry, with “extremely worried” sprinkled liberally into…