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what is an enabler

What Is an Enabler?

According to the dictionary, an enabler makes something easy, creating the conditions for it to happen. While this definition is valid in all aspects of enabling, it's especially true regarding addiction treatment and continued addictive behavior allowance, without consequences. Codependency can throw a wrench in treating addiction, so it's crucial to address it accordingly in the…

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quitting cold turkey

Risks of Quitting Cold Turkey

There are many reasons drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers exist, and one of the most important is to help clients survive detox and withdrawal. While this may sound alarmist, it isn’t really. It’s quite possible to die from complications of withdrawal, especially if alcohol or opioids are involved. And even if you survive, this…

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