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Replacement Addictions and How We Can Help

Swap addictions

When a recovering addict replaces one addiction with another, this is what’s known as addiction replacement, which is something in which we frequently see. An individual may come to our treatment center in order to combat their alcohol addiction and while they begin to overcome their psychological and physical need to drink, they seek that […]

How Alcohol Contributes to Systemic Inflammation

inflammation from alcohol

Inflammation is a normal function of the human body, the immune system’s first reaction to a perceived danger. However, when inflammation occurs too often, it represents a grave health threat. A number of lifestyle choices can increase a person’s risk of chronic systemic inflammation. They include smoking, a diet high in sugar and trans fats, […]

How Prescription Drug Addiction Can Affect Anyone

The prescription drug problem in the United States has become an epidemic. Around 2.1 million Americans used drugs non-medically for the first time last year, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health [1]. The problem is, prescription drug addiction can happen to anyone. It affects people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. […]