Common Misconceptions About Addiction Recovery

Substance addiction has affected many individuals and families during the opioid epidemic. Although there have been positive changes in public awareness about addiction and recovery in recent years, many misconceptions still persist.  These myths and misconceptions may contribute to stigmatization while creating barriers for people to begin treatment. Addiction and Self-Control The most common misconception […]

The Stages of Relapse

A person does not develop substance addiction within a day. Repeated and long-term use of drugs and alcohol can be hard to quit because the chemicals in a person’s brain have formed a strong dependence on them. As a result, it may take a long time to quit substance use. Even when someone has achieved […]