Why It’s Important to Address Underlying Issues in Recovery

Why It’s Important to Address Underlying Issues in Recovery

Addiction is a complex condition wherein chronically using substances changes the brain. But even before we start using substances, there are almost always underlying issues. The core reasons we are drawn to drugs or alcohol in the first place are complex; they vary by person, and when we do the work in recovery, we often…

Brandon Novak Visits Awakenings Recovery Center

Brandon Novak Visits Awakenings Recovery Center

Brandon Novak—professional skateboarder, MTV celebrity, and recovery advocate—came to Awakenings Recovery Center on June 17th to give clients hope and inspiration. All current inpatient and outpatient clients attended this wonderful event. At a young age, Novak was discovered for his skateboarding by Tony Hawk and was the first skateboarder to be endorsed by Gatorade. He…

TruHealing In-Network With Evernorth For Foundations Recovery Center

TruHealing In-Network With Evernorth For Foundations Recovery Center

Effective June 20th, TruHealing is in-network with Evernorth for Foundations Recovery Center. Evernorth is a subsidiary of the Cigna Corporation with extensive behavioral health options “built on 45+ years of experience committed to quality and affordability, accessibility, and compassionate support.”[1] Foundations Recovery Center provides top-quality Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient programs in Baltimore, Maryland.…

Interview With Dr. Aurielle Williams, TruHealing Atlanta’s Executive Director, on the Impacts of  Alcoholism

Interview With Dr. Aurielle Williams, TruHealing Atlanta’s Executive Director, on the Impacts of Alcoholism

What are psychological causes of alcoholism? Alcoholism is both a genetic and psychological condition that affects over 41% of the population (World Health Organization, 2021). An individual’s family of origin has the greatest impact in determining if they will suffer from alcoholism later in their life (Alcohol and the brain: An overview 2021). The heritability…