Social and Environmental Factors DO NOT Cause Addiction

Social and Environmental Factors DO NOT Cause Addiction

In The Freedom Model for Addictions, Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap, we discuss the erroneous, but common idea, that environmental and social factors cause addiction. The fact that both your environment (lifestyle, home, and career, etc.) and your social life...
Here are 5 Benefits of Spending Some Time Abstinent

Here are 5 Benefits of Spending Some Time Abstinent

In addiction recovery, you have two options: heavy, uncontrolled substance use that leads to jails, institutions, and death, or complete abstinence from all substances whether you like it or not. And in treatment/recovery the primary motivator for abstinence is...
It’s Time to Rethink Addiction

It’s Time to Rethink Addiction

What do you do when you make a mistake? Do you ruminate on it for hours, days, or even weeks? Do you beat yourself up about it, feeling as if you must be a terrible, broken person to have done such a thing? Or do you fix it, if possible, and move on from it a bit...
Attention Parents: Know This – Addiction Isn’t Forever!

Attention Parents: Know This – Addiction Isn’t Forever!

One thing I’ve learned in helping people move past their addictions over the last 31 years, is that parents of an addicted son or daughter are scared. I mean really scared. They live in near-constant anxiety, fear and worry that their loved one will be OK. Worse yet,...
Addiction Is Not What You Think It Is

Addiction Is Not What You Think It Is

Confusion is a cancer to the truth, and clarity is the only antidote to that cancer. One of the most confusing concepts is the belief that drinking and drugging “change the brain” making the habit impossible to stop or moderate without outside intervention or...
Intervention for Addiction Is Harmful – There Is a Better Way

Intervention for Addiction Is Harmful – There Is a Better Way

There are not many things in life more difficult or troubling than dealing with a loved one that is struggling with an addiction. Whether your loved one is 16, 36 or 60, watching them self-destruct before your very eyes can make you feel helpless and hopeless. You may...
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