5 Myths About Drug Abuse and Addiction

5 Myths About Drug Abuse and Addiction

Overcoming addiction is simply a matter of willpower Long term drug use alters the brain in ways that result in powerful cravings and a compulsion to use. When the way the brain functions is changed it can make things much more difficult to overcome. This makes it...
4 Common Myths About Addiction Relapse

4 Common Myths About Addiction Relapse

No matter how much we wish it wasn’t the case, relapse is a common part of recovery. In fact, relapse rates lie somewhere around 50 percent, with the chances of relapse being the greatest early on during sobriety. While we want to stress that relapse is common it is...