Here Is How Accreditation Can Help Your Center

You want to help people, and that’s an admirable goal. However, wanting to help and having the skills to help are two different things. Substance abuse clinics and facilities should focus on getting at least one accreditation. Accreditations help patients find treatment options that meet the high standards expected by the medical community and be…

anorexia in teenagers

Anorexia in Teenagers: Recognizing the Signs

Anorexia or anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes extreme disturbances in eating behavior. Someone with anorexia will refuse to stay at a healthy body weight. Anorexia nervosa is most likely to affect women between the ages of 12 and 25. Many cases of anorexia nervosa affect women, but men can be affected as well.…

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How Is Self-Care Critical to Recovery?

When you are going through recovery, something that is of the utmost importance is to begin to practice self-care. It would be best if you took time to heal physically and emotionally, not only from substance abuse or addiction but also from other traumas. The more you can do to improve your health, both physically and emotionally,…

substance abuse and dentists

Substance Abuse Among Dentists

Substance abuse and dentists don’t mix. As a dental professional, a dentist has access to many prescription drugs. For this reason, there is actually a significant risk that professionals or their family members may access these medications and develop addictions as a result. Even if it’s not due to those prescription medications, the stress of…

relationships and sex addiction

Healing Relationships After Sex Addiction

Most people don’t think about relationships and sex addiction being possible. Sex is something that many couples enjoy together, but it is a challenging situation for anyone involved when it becomes an addiction. Sex addiction can mean that one partner is addicted to watching porn, or it may mean that they are continually craving sexual…