Addiction is a lifelong condition that can’t be cured. However, with comprehensive treatment, the right education, and enough support, people can overcome addiction and live a healthy lifestyle of their choice. A relapse happens when someone returns to substance use after a period of abstinence.  Even after going through an…
Watching a loved one struggle with drug or alcohol addiction is painful and scary. You may confront them, punish them, and even stage an intervention--all to no avail. Unfortunately, denial and refusal are common among people with substance use disorders.  Denial is common because it can be difficult to admit…