Common Myths About Addiction

Alcohol Use in the United States In the United States, more than half of adults over the age of 18 regularly consume alcohol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a 2012 survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed that about 70% of people over the age of …

Alcohol and Anxiety

Alcohol Use in the United States In the United States, more than half of adults over the age of 18 regularly consume alcohol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a 2012 survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed that about 70% of people over the age of …

May 2020 COVID-19 Update

Dealing with Discomfort During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When Stress and Boredom Become Problematic Stress and boredom due to COVID-19 can bring about uncomfortable feelings such as anxiety, depression and fear. When faced with this discomfort, it is not uncommon for people to reach for a substance as a quick fix to escape from those feelings. While it may seem easy to use …

Telemedicine

Substance Abuse Treatment is Essential During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Here’s How We Adjusted For those already recovering or struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, the pandemic—and the isolation, inability to congregate, financial loss, and anxiety it brings—can lead to substance abuse as a coping mechanism. That’s why we recognize our substance abuse treatment is an essential business. People with addiction issues cannot wait for …