What is a functioning Alcoholic?

How do we understand alcoholism when the root of the problem stems from legal behavior? Where is the turning point? Alcohol is everywhere — at parties, at work, at school, at home… How can we possibly skim the crowd and find the abusers? More importantly, how can we pick out the functioning alcoholics? This is…

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Books to Read for Addiction Recovery

There are a lot of great books to read for addiction recovery. Those who join narcotics anonymous start with the basic text, Narcotics Anonymous 6th Edition. Narcotics Anonymous also publishes It Works How and Why – The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous along with an accompanying workbook. These three books provide a…

Aftercare for Substance Abuse

Rehab is often considered a promising solution to substance abuse. The reality of addiction, however, is much more complex. Rehab is just the first step toward recovery — a journey that spans a lifetime of self-discipline and hard work. Not only do addicts need the counsel and attention of medical professionals, but they also need…