a doctor teaching her patient about talk therapy

How Talk Therapy Impacts Recovery

Human beings have misused drugs for thousands of years. Past civilizations have had cures and interventions for alcoholism and drug abuse, although some weren’t effective. In the 1990s, addiction therapy shifted towards evidence-based treatments. People who are suffering from drug or substance addictions need more than just detoxification and medical interventions. Therapy, specifically talk therapy,…

a woman drinking wine unaware of how alcoholism starts

Insights Into How Alcoholism Starts

A descent into an alcohol use disorder doesn’t start in the same way for everyone. The complexity of how alcoholism starts is one reason many people have trouble acknowledging they have a problem. People often develop an addiction to alcohol because of a variety of factors. The potential to become an alcoholic depends on a person’s…