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The Importance of Family Involvement in Addiction Treatment

The Importance of Family Involvement in Addiction Treatment - Plum Creek Recovery Ranch - outside Austin, Texas

Addiction is a disease that affects the entire family. So much so, that many professionals refer to addiction as a “family disease.” Dr. Joseph Lee, CEO at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation describes addiction in the family this way: “Even though we know addiction is a disease, there are behavioral aspects that hurt families. People […]

Alcohol Misuse and Abuse: Withdrawal Symptoms & The Detox Process

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The abuse of alcohol could be considered a byproduct of popular culture. There is no shortage of opportunities to drink socially. Now that pandemic restrictions are being relaxed globally, happy hours, work functions, holiday parties, and gatherings at bars or restaurants are a part of day-to-day life. There is really no debating it, alcohol consumption […]