medical detox program

For many people, one of the biggest fears associated with addiction treatment is the fear of going through withdrawal. A medical detox is the first part of rehab treatment where a client is prescribed medication to minimize the withdrawal symptoms and keep them safe and comfortable. What is a medical detox? A Medical detoxification (or “detox”) […]


dual diagnosis addiction

A person with dual diagnosis has both a mental disorder and an alcohol or drug problem. These conditions occur together frequently. About half of people who have a mental disorder will also have a substance use disorder at some point in their lives, and vice versa. What is dua diagnosis and how do we treat […]


Trauma Symptoms

Trauma is when we experience very stressful, frightening or distressing events that are difficult to cope with or out of our control. It could be one incident, or an ongoing event that happens over a long period of time. What is Trauma and how do we treat it? Trauma and addiction It is very common […]


Mental Health Retreat Program

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Anxiety and Depression Addiction often goes hand-in-hand with mental health conditions, usually anxiety, depression or both.  Both anxiety and depression can be caused […]


Prescription Medication Addiction

When used as directed by a doctor, prescription medications can be very helpful in treating many illnesses. However, if misused, prescription medication can be as addictive and dangerous as any other drug or alcohol, or even more so. What is Prescription Medication addiction? Prescription drugs are medications that are prescribed by a medical professional to […]


Drug Addiction

When someone first use a drug, they may feel what seem to be positive or beneficial effects. They also may believe they can control their drug use. But drug addiction can quickly take over a person’s life. Over time, if drug use continues, other pleasurable activities become less pleasurable, and the person has to take […]

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol is one of the most dangerous legal substances available. When consumed in moderation, it can cause relaxation and happiness, but when misused, it can lead to addiction and illness. Understanding Alcohol Abuse Alcohol use disorder is a pattern of alcohol use that involves problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol or continuing to […]