How Emotions Contribute to Addiction

How Emotions Contribute to Addiction

Addiction is a spiritual, physical and mental disease. Nobody sets out using drugs because he or she wants to be addicted. However, when a person starts abusing drugs, they may find that it’s helps them avoid negative emotions. As time progresses, addiction makes...
Substance Use Disorder? Support for Family & Loved Ones

Substance Use Disorder? Support for Family & Loved Ones

In recovery from addiction, family members often push a person with a substance use disorder to get clean. They’re often buoyed by the excitement when their loved one enters a treatment center to have a fresh start. However, treatment is where recovery begins, not...
Managing Anger in Recovery

Managing Anger in Recovery

In the world today, there are a lot of things to be angry about. Or are there? Why is anger such a part of everyday life? For people in recovery, it can be a dangerous or toxic emotion. Anger is shown on tv more often that sadness or happiness. On police dramas and...