Casual drug use

Can Addicts Return to Casual Use?

Returning to sobriety is a major achievement for men and women once considered “addicts.” But the celebration can end quickly if you stop doing the work necessary to remain abstinent. Many drug and alcohol rehabs have re-admitted individuals who completed treatment only to return to casual substance use. The reason this happens is tied to how addiction…

What to expect during AA

Why You Don’t Have to Be Nervous About AA

Millions of people in the United States are diagnosed with or battling an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Completing treatment at an alcohol addiction center is a huge achievement, but recovery does not end there. Attending an Alcoholics Anonymous program is just another step in your sobriety journey. Despite the many benefits, the thought of going to…

How to talk about addiction

How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Addiction

Addiction isn’t an easy topic to discuss. Often, someone may already be incredibly concerned about a loved one, but they can’t do anything because they don’t know how to talk to them about addiction. However, this is a necessary step, especially if their loved ones are in denial about their substance use disorder. In order…

alcoholism individual therapy

Individual Therapy for Alcoholism

Individual therapy is a tried-and-true intervention for alcoholism. In fact, it’s a leading treatment method used by addiction treatment providers like San Antonio Recovery Center. Individual therapy treats alcoholism by getting at the root causes behind an addiction and helping people modify thoughts and behaviors to better support sobriety. Self-understanding and self-acceptance are often lacking…