Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

If you are among the millions who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s wildly popular book Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia or the millions more who saw the movie adaptation starring Julia Roberts, a discussion of meditation might conjure images of an Indian ashram in your mind. And, while others are talking about…

No one is immune from the disease of addiction

No one is immune from the disease of addiction

There is no shame in seeking drug addiction treatment The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, doesn’t mince words. “Dependence on alcohol and drugs is our most serious national public health problem.”  In an era of widespread division, drug and alcohol dependency unites us. “It is…

is addiction a disease

Is Addiction A Disease?

For years, people have been asking, “Is addiction a disease?” Some people argue that addiction isn’t a disease. However, many medical professionals, including addiction treatment specialists, consider addiction to be a disease. That classification changes how people approach treatment, and the process people go through on their way to sobriety. Why Is Addiction A Disease?…