Functioning Alcoholics, Masters of Deception

Functional Alcoholics – Double Lives | The Dangers of ‘Secret’ Alcoholism. High functioning alcoholics are often individuals in powerful or highly respected professional positions. “He was never drunk when I interviewed him.” “It was just a mistake....

High Functioning Alcoholics – Red Flags

Are You a Functional Alcoholic? Problem Drinking Has Consequences – Even if Not Immediately Evident Media images of ‘an alcoholic’ often feature heavily intoxicated individuals who unsteadily beg for money in parks to fuel their alcohol consumption....

Gratitude – The Key to Inner Peace and Happiness

Thanksgiving Gratitude | Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. Marcus Tullius Cicero | Gratitude Can be Difficult When individuals are at a low point in their emotional lives and physical circumstances – the idea of...

Senior and Older Adult Substance Use Disorders

Mental Illnesses and SUD’s Under-treated | According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report – mental illness and substance abuse disorders are...

How to Spot Quality Addiction Treatment

Finding Effective Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Programs Addiction treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) and substance use disorder (SUD) is available in many different formats. When searching for addiction treatment and a residential rehab center – ...