Latest Blogs About Support for Addiction: Recovery Connection



Does a Substance Abuse Assessment Always Result in a Need for Addiction Treatment?
November 8, 2016

Does a Substance Abuse Assessment Always Result in a Need for Addiction Treatment? There’s a shroud of mystery that seems to cover a substance abuse assessment, for many patients looking to get into rehab for addiction treatment. The term “assessment” seems to worry many, making this conversational test sound like a college exam. However, this…

The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction
October 31, 2016

The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction Acknowledging an addiction can be challenging, even for those who know in the back of their minds that they need help. Taking the first steps in seeking help with addiction can make it easier to begin treatment, make progress and achieve a healthier life. Understanding…

Steps to Take to Find the Best Drug Rehab Centers in Florida
October 24, 2016

Steps to Take to Find the Best Drug Rehab Centers in Florida An important part of the recovery journey is finding the right drug rehab center. For Florida residents, or for those who want to recover in a warm and scenic place, the first step is finding the best drug rehab centers in Florida. Let these…

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers
October 3, 2016

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers Many prospective patients eager to begin their journey to sobriety worry about what drug rehab will be like. While drug recovery centers can vary, they usually revolve around structure. This helps patients develop new and healthier routines for life. By taking a look at a typical…

Recovery Month
September 19, 2016

Recovery Month Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. {SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration} Addressing the real problem, bringing real change In honor of Recovery Month, I’ll celebrate 5 years of sobriety in November.…

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment?
September 9, 2016

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment? Has your son fallen into the dangerous and deadly trap of heroin addiction? Are you interested in seeking heroin treatment for him? If your child is addicted to heroin, now is the time to act. This extremely addictive opioid painkiller creates a rush of euphoria shortly after it is taken,…

What Keeps Us Sober
July 4, 2016

What Keeps Us Sober Being an active member of a recovery community, I watch a lot of people come in and out. Unfortunately, for as many people that enter recovery, very few stick around. Just when I think, “Yup, that guys got what it takes!” he disappears and is never heard from again. From an…

What Are The Signs My Loved One is Fighting a Drug Addiction?
How to Tell if My Son or Daughter is Struggling with Drug Addiction
June 15, 2016

How to Tell if My Son or Daughter is Struggling with Drug Addiction Today’s parents are under a great deal of pressure. Many are working more than one job just to keep the bills paid and food on the table. Raising children becomes even harder when you have to make the choice between working to…

Get Help at a Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment Program
Six Reasons a Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment Program is Best
June 9, 2016

Six Reasons a Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment Program is Best State and local Governments and Non-Governmental Organizations alike are becoming increasingly aware of the ways that race, class, and gender affect social issues. Drug addiction, poverty, and crime are all intertwined with these factors. A gender-responsive treatment program takes these issues into account. Drug treatment…

How Can Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Help Me?
What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab?
May 14, 2016

What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab? If you don’t have any experience with inpatient drug and alcohol rehab, you’re probably at a loss as to what the experience is like. You may wonder if it’s something you need, or what to expect when you start. This uncertainty can cause a lot of anxiety about…