Understanding Shame When Recovering from Substance Use Disorders

Shame and Substance Use Disorders often go hand in hand. For many addicts, substance use disorders begin as a form of self-medication in response to trauma or mental illness. Drugs and alcohol are used as a hiatus from reality, a temporary release from the pain they suffer. Unfortunately, substance use disorders have a way of […]     Read More >>

Helping a Loved One Who Is Suffers with Substance Use Disorders

Substance Use Disorders is destructive disease. It wreaks havoc on the physical body while simultaneously eroding relationships and warping the affected person’s mental state. Watching someone you love suffer through that experience can feel like an impossible burden to bear at times, but the truth is that no one can beat substance use disorders alone. […]     Read More >>