The Man in the Mirror: The Truth About You

Introduction to The Truth About You In the Arrowhead Lodge Recovery addiction and trauma treatment program for men, we have found the “Man in the Mirror” concept helpful in overcoming negative self-talk that originates in a shame-based core belief of one’s self....

Alcohol and Drug Treatment: 4 Things You Need to Know

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facts Alcohol and drug treatment centers, like any other business, vary in quality and price. Before you chose a program for yourself or a loved one, there are a few things you should know. Price Does Not Equal Quality When it comes to...

Bucket Brain: The Power of a Mental Obsession

The Addict Brain as Muddy Water Metaphor Notice a river after a storm. It’s water is muddy resembling chocolate milk. Miles of storm induced agitation has stirred up layers of sediment from the bottom of the river; as well as introduced new filth from rain...

Substance Abuse and Anger

Addicts and Anger – A Dangerous Combination Everyone experiences anger from time-to-time, but in the alcoholic or drug addict – anger becomes a toxic emotion that often leads to acts of violence either to oneself, or toward another person. While anger is...

Why Gender Specific Addiction Recovery?

Rehab for Men – Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Successful treatment of chemical dependency (alcoholism and drug addiction) requires that the individual not only be free from the substance and practice abstinence – the addict must eliminate thought processes that...