getting help for any substance abuse disorder

The 12 Steps of AA Explained

August 29th, 2018|

The 12 Steps of AA has changed so much for alcoholics all over the world. It has allowed them to fully embrace the concept of recovering from alcoholism. What’s more, it has given them a supportive group of peers all working toward the same goal. “The feeling of having shared in a common peril is one element in the powerful cement which binds us.” ~ The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous The 12 Steps of AA Explained Since 1935, generations of problem drinkers have been aided by Alcoholics Anonymous, the fellowship group comprised of alcoholics helping other

Outpatient Addiction Treatment Explained

October 18th, 2016|

"… a host of recent findings about how addiction works have led the development of effective treatments, and more are coming. Adding to this promising news is evidence that most brains damaged by drugs can recover. Sufferers of addiction can be restored to health.” ~David Sheff, Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy One of the biggest barriers for struggling alcoholics and addicts in Idaho getting help for their problem is a simple lack of time. People wanting – but not yet receiving – treatment services often state that because of family or work

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Addiction Treatment in Idaho: How to Choose

September 21st, 2016|

"But… This is not a conscious decision I make. It's a physical reaction and my body craves drugs and I respond to it. I realize I don't want to be doing it – and it's too late. I'm already doing it… Even with a supportive family, it's hard to overcome the mental health and addiction challenges – and even to recognize that there are people who love and are there for you." ~Boise native Chris Johnson, as quoted in the Idaho Statesman If you have been struggling with any type of substance abuse disorder –