Worried about alcohol or substance use during the coronavirus epidemic? Before you decide to use alcohol or another substance, talk free with a Recovery Coach. It’s a scary time. Everything is different. Lots of things are stressful now:
You have to stay home and not go out.
You can’t meet with friends
You worry you’ll get sick or get someone else sick.
You can’t meet in-person with...Read More
For someone dealing with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, being able to communicate with friends, family, and counselors is an important part of recovery. In fact, talking through some of the things that may be affecting a person is a good way to prevent substance abuse before it gets to the point of addiction. No one uses with the intention of being strung out and alienated from everything...Read More
Friends, family, and spouses of addicts may be hesitant to urge their loved one to join a drug rehabilitation program for their cocaine addiction. It is natural to be concerned about the detox process, withdrawal symptoms, and the treatment phase itself. At Treatment Alternatives, we know everyone is more comfortable when they understand how the process will work, so we want to make sure you...Read More
There is much speculation over society’s natural tendency to demonize someone who has the courage to say, “I’m an addict”. For those who admit to alcoholism and ask for help, there tends to be a greater feeling of support and sympathy from others. Outside of recovery circles, however, the public tends to want to treat those addicted to drugs in courts of law, not detoxification and rehab...Read More