Problem Drinker vs. Alcoholic: What’s the Difference?

A Better Life Recovery According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in 2018, 139.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, were alcohol users. But as you can imagine, not every single one of those individuals was, or is, a problem drinker or an alcoholic....
The Magic of 12 Step Programs: Why They Work

The Magic of 12 Step Programs: Why They Work

When Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935, it had two members: the founders. Today, it has over two million members and over 125,000 different types of groups, catering to every alcoholic and addict in the world. It seems like something’s working, doesn’t...

The 9 Best Natural Supplements For Depression

Depression is a widespread and continually-growing mental illness in the United States. Believe it or not, depression affects over 40 million adults worldwide. Modern medicine has shown incredible advancements in its treatment of depression through medications...
What Is Comorbidity In Addiction Treatment?

What Is Comorbidity In Addiction Treatment?

People with substance abuse or mental health disorders are at a much higher risk for developing one or more primary conditions or chronic diseases. When primary conditions simultaneously co-occur with substance use disorders, they are referred to as comorbidities....