12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships 12-step fellowships help people who are struggling with addiction change their lives. Beginning in 1935 with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)—a program to help people in recovery from alcohol use disorder—12-step fellowships have become a standard for helping those struggling with addiction. Dozens of programs, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA), use the same principles as AA to [...]

The Importance of Alcohol Treatment Centers

The Importance of Alcohol Treatment Centers

Why is it important to consider an alcohol treatment center? If you or someone you love is gripped by dependence on alcohol, professional alcohol treatment centers may be the best route for the start of the recovery journey. Alcohol addiction can be overwhelming. Alcohol is legal, readily available, served at family dinner tables, and marketed […]

5 Signs You Need an Alcohol Rehab Center

5 Signs You Need an Alcohol Rehab Center

Nearly twenty million Americans are addicted to alcohol. This addiction disrupts lives, including those suffering from addiction and their families and other loved ones. If left untreated, alcoholism impedes daily functioning, affects long-term health, compromises relationships, and can negatively impact employment and finances. If you are struggling with alcohol use disorder, professional rehab is your […]

3 Signs a Spouse Needs Alcohol Addiction Treatment

3 Signs a Spouse Needs Alcohol Addiction Treatment

When someone we love is in trouble, we worry. But when it comes to alcohol use, sometimes it’s difficult to know if there’s a problem. The media normalizes alcohol use, including abuse, by showing positive, happy images of drinking and even using drunkenness as a subject for comedy. We can easily be lulled into thinking […]

Do I Need an Alcohol Rehab Center?

It is hard to be objective when it comes to evaluating the things you do. You can’t always tell the difference between drinking socially and alcohol abuse, for example. When is it time to go to an alcohol rehab center? If that’s the question you are asking, you are not alone. It’s one that many […]

How Does Alcohol Addiction Begin?

Drinking alcohol in moderation isn’t a problem for many people, so why do some develop an alcohol dependence? Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a medical problem that makes it hard to control alcohol consumption whether you drink once a day or once a year. At TruHealing Centers, we have years of experience helping people overcome […]

Dangers of Binge Drinking During March Madness

Basketball fans worldwide look forward to March Madness, which is the single-elimination college basketball tournament every year. College basketball is a billion-dollar industry in the country, and the big March tournament is a moneymaker for both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and schools that participate. But more than that, it’s a lot of fun […]

Is Alcohol a Drug?

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The phrase “alcohol and drugs” is used often regarding addiction. Despite the two being put into separate categories colloquially, alcohol is also a drug. Since alcohol use is so normalized, people may think of it differently than drugs like cocaine or heroin. They may have an image of a person who uses drugs, and that […]

How to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

How to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of celebration and reflection on all how we are blessed. Yet, for some, Thanksgiving presents many temptations and triggers that may cause you to relapse. Therefore, it is crucial to prepare for this holiday by taking critical steps that help you enjoy a sober Thanksgiving. You can do several things to […]

Reasons Behind Men and Alcohol Addiction

Reasons Behind Men and Alcohol Addiction

One of the reasons why gender-specific treatment exists for addiction is that men and women become addicted to alcohol for different reasons. A men’s rehab program focuses on the factors of alcohol use disorder that are specific to men. Treatment is designed to explore the root causes of the condition and find a treatment plan […]