Addicts: Can Alcohol Addiction Develop Due To Genetics?

Addicts: Can Alcohol Addiction Develop Due To Genetics?

For decades, scientists have wondered if alcohol addiction is genetic or not; the answer is more complex than one may think. According to the American Psychiatric Association, addiction is “…a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence.” These individuals will keep abusing alcohol and drugs, even when…

7 Tips on Staging an Intervention

7 Tips on Staging an Intervention

Alcohol and drug addiction is a challenging issue for everyone involved. An intervention can motivate someone to seek treatment. If you’re in this situation and not sure how to go about planning an intervention, continue reading and learn about when to hold on and how to make it effective.   Definition of Intervention According to…

Most Recent Young Adult Drug Addiction Facts

Most Recent Young Adult Drug Addiction Facts

It’s no surprise that since marijuana has become legalized in several states that addiction has risen in recent years. This is particularly true in college-aged young adults. Vaping has also increased, with some people having fatal results from smoking a black market product. These concerning facts, along with others, are the main focus of today’s…

Am I an Addict Q&A

Am I an Addict?

Assessing whether you’re an addict or struggling with substance abuse is not an easy nor comfortable task to perform, but it’s necessary to recognize the signs and get help. Continue reading to answer the questions below. If you answer yes to one or more, it’s time to reach out to a recovery treatment center.  …