Monthly Archives: February 2016

24 02, 2016

Common Questions About Addiction: Why are Drugs so Addictive?

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the most common questions that gets asked by those who have a drug addiction is: Why are drugs so addictive? It’s a question that comes from a place of frustration from those who started taking drugs because they were prescribed by a doctor, or those who decided to use a drug occasionally as

24 02, 2016

Getting Help for Mental Illness and Drug Addiction in Idaho

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s very common for those who struggle with a drug addiction to also struggle with a mental illness. In Idaho, this is just as true as it is for the remainder of the country. In fact, according to the SAMHSA, almost 80% of all people who struggle with addiction also have psychiatric disorders. Perhaps you

24 02, 2016

How Do Boise’s Addiction Statistics Measure Up? 

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As drug and alcohol addiction continues to enter the homes of so many, countless people wonder how their communities compare with others.  The same is true for Boise, Idaho. While it is no secret that no one is immune to addiction, and some are predisposed to its grasp while others gradually stumble down its path,

24 02, 2016

One Student’s Story About Alcohol Addiction Brings Hope to Youth

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Here at Ashwood Recovery, it’s always encouraging to hear stories from those who have overcome their addictions. One young man shares his story regarding how an alcohol addiction gripped him in high school and almost ruined the plans he had for his future. A Promising Future Before Alcohol When I was very young, I had

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