Is Addiction Genetic?

Addiction can be a complicated topic to understand. While most people think addiction is a matter of self control, it’s actually not. There is science behind addiction and a clear explanation to [...]

Alcohol Anonymous Explained

Alcoholics Anonymous is often the first thing people think of when they think of substance abuse support groups. Becoming a member is free—the  only qualification to become a member is to have [...]

What Is Equine Therapy?

Animal assisted therapy is a growing field that utilizes animals to help people recover from or better cope with health problems. Animal assisted therapy can be a useful element of addiction [...]

Importance of Aftercare in Addiction

The first step toward sobriety is to stop intake of the addictive substance, which is why treatment of addiction begins with detoxification. But successful recovery from addiction doesn’t end [...]