RECOVERY CHALLENGE DURING HOLIDAYS

Are you new to addiction recovery? If you are, then you may find yourself dreading next week a little—or a lot. Next Tuesday is our Independence Day. And for many working a program of recovery, major holidays

Opioid Addiction Epidemic Children

In the field of addiction we have an obligation to encourage people with alcohol and substance use disorders to seek help. It is not an easy task, to be sure. However, it is of the

Addiction Recovery: No Room for Drugs or Alcohol

There is a common misconception among people new to a program of addiction recovery. The idea that you only have to stop doing the substance that made your life unmanageable. People with alcohol use disorders

Talking About Addiction, Ending Stigma

In the United States we face a problem of paramount importance, an epidemic of addiction. It goes without saying that addiction is not a new concept for Americans. Over the last 40 years we have

Depression and Addiction Among Young Adult Males

Depression is form of mental illness that affects millions of Americans. It is estimated that more than 300 million people worldwide meet the criteria for the condition. Those affected by the disorder are

Opioid Addiction Among Teenagers

The sooner addicts and alcoholics receive addiction treatment, the better. The longer the disease of addiction is neglected, the more severe the outcomes. Which is why it’s absolutely paramount that teenagers and young adults who

Addiction Recovery Through Rough Weather

The nation is once again forced to pause in the wake of yet another devastating hurricane. At Immersion Recovery Center, we are thinking of everyone in the Gulf Coast affected by these difficult times. We