Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

A Look Into Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction In the mid-1990s, a healthcare company, Kaiser Permanente, conducted a large survey of its Southern California HMO membership. The survey’s purpose was to determine if there was a direct correlation between childhood experiences and current health status. The study found a significant connection between adverse childhood experiences…

Preventing Relapse After Drug and Alcohol Detox

Preventing Relapse After Drug and Alcohol Detox

Preventing Relapse After Drug and Alcohol Detox Once an individual completes drug and alcohol detox, the next step is to officially begin a professionally supervised treatment program. Medical detox alone is not enough to overcome substance abuse. Long-term sobriety success depends on altering deep-rooted patterns and change the way one thinks, processes emotions, and experiences…