Is relapse part of recovery?

Is Relapse Part of Recovery?

Anyone who has firsthand experience with addiction — either from going through it themselves or seeing a loved one suffer with it — knows that recovery is almost never a straight path from rehab to treatment completion to full-time sobriety. The realities of addiction recovery are far more complicated and require sensitivity to the possibility…

Is alcoholism hereditary

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Alcoholism seems to run in certain families. Children of alcoholic parents or grandparents often struggle with problem drinking themselves. More recent studies digging deep into the science behind this disease are trying to discover if there is a genetic predisposition for alcoholism. Some even believe a single alcoholism gene could be responsible. The truth is…

Money Management for Recovering Addicts

Money Management for Individuals Recovering From Addiction

Many things come with recovery. Among the essential elements for success in recovery are emotional support, self-awareness, spirituality and money management. Money management for anyone recovering from alcohol addiction is the most problematic of them all. People with addiction are notoriously bad with money. They tend to overspend to satisfy the craving. Misspending money can…