Returning to Work with a New, Healthy, Sober Lifestyle

A dependence on drugs or alcohol can destroy someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. Addiction is a complex disease that has an adverse effect on relationships, finances, and responsibilities. Millions of people have suffered from addiction and then made the courageous decision to enter an addiction treatment program for help. You may…

How Drugs and Alcohol Damage the Brain

Addiction is a brain disease that causes physical and physiological changes to the brain. The brain controls our thoughts, memory and speech, movement of the limbs, and the function of many organs within our body. Drugs and alcohol affect the brain’s neurotransmitters, which release an excess level of dopamine, causing temporary pleasurable feelings and euphoria.…