Treatment Centers for Alcohol Addiction- What is AA?

Treatment Centers for Alcohol Addiction will often recommend that a patient attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings to help maintain sobriety.  So, what is AA?    How do you know if you are an alcoholic?  Who attends these meetings?  When do these meetings occur?...

The Well-Polished Junkie

Back in the day, a junkie was someone who was not kept, maybe homeless or looking years beyond their age.  Today, there is a new type of junkie who is well-polished both physically and mentally.  Society might not be able to spot this person in a million years.  They...

The Momentum of Addiction-Dave Rogers

Sometimes people have a trauma in their lives and the next day their addiction starts.  For most people, it’s kind of gradual.  It’s starts with experimentation or social and then it picks up momentum.  Eventually, it goes off the cliff. Now, he or she...

Alcohol Addiction Center and Being Authentic

A Former Patient Reveals Her Authentic Self. I am still wondering when “real life” is going to begin…when life is going to suddenly fall into place and everything is going to be rainbows, unicorns and ice cream.  I am joking (sort of).  So, I know...

The Symptoms of Sobriety

Often we talk about the symptoms of addiction.  A person could experience blackouts from drinking or drugging.  He or she might have to increase their intake to get the same effect.  Then, there are withdrawals, anxiety, isolation or their behavior changes for the...