Monthly Archives: October 2020

What Is “Evidence-Based” Addiction Treatment?

Everywhere you look, you may come across certain recovery buzzwords that catch your eye but do not provide enough information for you to decide with what to do next. One of those statements may include “evidence-based” as part of their description of their addiction treatment. Seeing “evidence-based” might cause you to perceive the professionalism of […]

Why Do I Feel So Misunderstood?

As you begin your recovery journey, there may be indications that make you realize that you feel misunderstood. Feeling your feelings for the first time can reveal a great deal, including knowing that being misunderstood is nothing new. Your self-perception of not fitting in or that everyone is out to get you may have kept […]

Why Does Everyone Keep Saying I Need Help Too?

Now that your loved one has started receiving treatment for their drug and/or alcohol addiction, you may be under the impression that you are free and clear. You may believe that all the problems have gone away since no more drinking or drug use is going on. The truth of the matter is that there […]

AJ McClean and His Newest Challenge in Sobriety

Backstreet’s back–in recovery for one of its members. AJ McClean’s struggle with drugs and alcohol has been chronicled for the last 20 years, and now the Backstreet Boy has been sober for over nine months. McClean’s problems with drugs and alcohol were first exposed when the band had to cancel part of their tour back […]