How to Fight Addiction Stigmas

Addiction stigmas are still a common problem throughout the recovery community. Sadly, these misconceptions can make a person’s addiction treatment process much harder. Thankfully, more people are fighting these stigmas every day. Addiction Stigmas are Still a Major Problem Although advances in medical science have expanded the understanding of addiction and how it begins and sustains, many people…

a therapist talks to her patient about benefiting from individualized care

Start Benefiting From Individualized Care for Your Issues

p For many years, the stigma attached to the idea of needing counseling to deal with problems caused many people to suffer in silence needlessly. As things change, more individuals now realize that there’s no reason they shouldn’t start benefiting from individualized care to treat their problems. Seeking professional treatment can be the catalyst for making…

a man talks to a woman about the signs of codependency

Signs of Codependency

Emotional support and motivation from family members and loved ones are critical in helping someone overcome addiction. However, some relationships can enable addiction and prevent the substance abuser from getting treatment. This relationship is a type of codependency and is often dysfunctional, one-sided, and unhealthy. You can break this unhealthy connection by knowing the signs…