drug abuse codependence

Posted on August 5, 2013 in Addiction, alcohol and drug addiction, Psychology

Codependency and Drug Abuse

Codependency is a term which describes a double-sided relationship in which one person enables and the other controls. This relationship can happen between just two people, as in the husband/wife relationship, but sometimes it can be seen in the family unit as a whole. When a loved one has a drug or alcohol abuse problem, the spouse or family members will often respond by attempting to hide the fact from outsiders. Enablers believe they are acting in a loving way when, in fact, they are merely deepening the abuse habit.

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resisting the temptation of drinking during the holidays

Posted on December 14, 2012 in Addiction Recovery

Surviving the Holidays

Knowing the Temptations at This Time Can Help You Beat Them

MedHelp, which bills itself as the “World’s Largest Health Community,” offers a forum on its website designed to let people recovering from addictions share what they’re going through during various points of their quest.

With the holidays coming soon, two posts, in particular, seem particularly noteworthy:

“Holiday time is fast approaching and can be full of stress and triggers. We see relapses happen during this time. The first year I was clean I was told by a very wise person to hit the meetings real heavy, and that is what I did.

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Posted on January 19, 2012 in adolescent addiction treatment

Major Acquisition of San Cristobal Treatment Center Expands Industry Leader’s Reach into New Mexico

Continuum of care now includes nationally recognized “adventure-based” treatment of young adult men who suffer from chemical dependency and co-occurring issues.

We are very happy and proud to announce that TRS Behavioral Care, Inc., parent company of The Right Step and Spirit Lodge has acquired San Cristobal Treatment Center of Taos, NM, greatly increasing the company’s geographic reach and leadership position in the chemical dependence treatment field.

Young male adults sitting and playing guitar around a bunfire at San Cristobal Treatment CenterTRS, named one of Houston’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies for the past two years, ended 2011 with the highest revenue in the company’s 22-year history. The San Cristobal acquisition extends TRS’ reach beyond Texas and also expands its continuum of care to include adventure-based addiction treatment for young men.

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