Principles of Effective Addiction Treatment

Principles of Effective Addiction Treatment

Today’s HRI blog post is borrowed from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The principles of effective treatment are quoted directly from their website. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behavior. Drugs of abuse alter the...
I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

Recovery is many things to many people. To an addict, recovery means life. In the dictionary recovery is defined as follows: re·cov·er·y  (r-kv-r) pl.re·cov·er·ies The act, process, duration, or an instance of recovering. A return to a normal condition. Something...
Recovery Defined

Recovery Defined

How does the dictionary define recovery? re-cov-er-y 1 – A return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. 2- The action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost. How would a recovering addict define recovery? In 2011 a new...