Ways to Tell If a Loved One Has Addiction and What to Do

Addiction doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a gradual process. In some cases, family members do not notice the subtle changes that occur daily, monthly or weekly– or how family members adapt to these transformations. Here are 7 steps you can take to see through the confusion of addiction and find help for your family members.

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How to Beat the Stigma Behind Alcohol Addiction

One in eight Americans suffers from alcohol addiction. Of the 20.6 million adults who suffer from an alcohol use disorder, less than 10% seek treatment. Interestingly enough, financials and availability are rarely the problems; instead, almost 96% of people who fail to seek treatment for alcohol addiction do so because they believe they do not…

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How to Search for Addiction Doctors

To ensure you are receiving quality addiction treatment from a doctor, make sure they are board certified in addiction medicine through the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), or in addiction psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). Through board-certifications, you can obtain the highest level of expertise in addiction medicine. Board…

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