November 13, 2018

Triggers to Avoid During the Holidays

Know your triggers A major part of a successful recovery process is knowing what your triggers are. During the holidays, it can be a time that they present themselves more often than not. It can also be time when new triggers can arise that you didn’t realize you had before. It’s important to sit down […]

May 2, 2013

The Taste of Beer, Sans Alcoholic Effect, Triggers Dopamine in Brain

The title says it all and the initial findings are groundbreaking, but not a surprise to many who have known for quite some time that many alcoholics cannot drink even non-alcoholic beer. The findings, published online Monday in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, “demonstrate for the first time the important role of an alcoholic drink’s flavor, absent […]

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April 16, 2013

Common Barriers to Recovery

For every person who has overcome addiction, there is a different story of the unique challenges that tested that person’s commitment to sobriety. As a part of the process of recovery, a good addiction treatment facility will provide their clients with the tools that will make overcoming these challenges an easier prospect. Individualized psychotherapy will […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Drug Treatment