Monthly Archives: July 2017

Principles of Effective Addiction Treatment

By |2018-10-24T11:17:16+00:00July 28th, 2017|For Families of Addicts, Resource|

Every addiction treatment program aims to help clients stop using drugs or alcohol, stay sober, and become productive members of society. However, this doesn't mean that all treatment programs are the same. If you're considering addiction treatment for yourself or someone you love, it's important to be aware of the basic principles that an effective [...]

Using Yoga to Promote a Lasting Recovery

By |2018-10-23T13:51:10+00:00July 19th, 2017|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Exercising, Holistic Treatment|

While yoga is far from a cure for drug and alcohol addiction, a regular yoga practice can help promote a lasting recovery. Yoga is especially popular with those searching for a holistic way to address addiction treatment because it enhances the mind, body, and spirit. Yoga Is for Everyone Even if you don't consider yourself [...]

Understanding the Causes of Alcoholism: How Genes and Environmental Factors Contribute to Your Personal Addiction Risk

By |2018-10-23T16:17:23+00:00July 9th, 2017|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, For Families of Addicts|

Many of the people who seek alcohol addiction treatment have parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or siblings who've also struggled with alcohol abuse. However, alcoholism isn't inherited in the same way you'd inherit blue eyes and blond hair. Addiction develops as the result of a complex interaction between genes and environmental risk factors. Genes That Affect [...]