10 Ways Loved Ones Can Help
The pain and suffering of addiction are not limited to the person abusing substances. Loved Ones share a tremendous burden as well.
Avoiding Somnolence in Recovery and in Life
If we are not careful we continue to avoid our emotions and seek somnolence - in a glass bottle; a pill bottle; or a bag.
Disease Characteristics of Substance Use Disorders
But with all that being said, that’s all it takes: a person and the substance. Nothing has to “cause” the disorder – it can present by itself.
The 11 Criteria to Define Substance Use Disorders
I think it is important that we, as an agency and as individual professionals do our diligence in getting information out about what addiction really is