If you are looking into an alcohol recovery program, it is important to understand the difference between inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.  Typically, heavy drinkers who are extremely addicted to the substance are admitted to inpatient care.  However, outpatient treatment is also a valuable alternative under the right circumstances. Inpatient substance abuse care is when…

Alcohol plays an important role in our culture.  From winding down after work with a drink to enjoying a bottle of wine with dinner to toasting a special event with champagne, alcohol is a constant presence in many people’s lives.  Because drinking is so familiar, it may not be obvious when someone’s use of alcohol…

Chemical dependency is a serious problem that only seems to be growing worse. It seems that every segment of society, no matter what age, sex, or economic class, is subject to the problems of substance abuse. Fortunately, there is help available for those persons who recognize that they have a problem with substance abuse. There…

Solving a substance abuse, use, dependency, or addiction problem may be more than some people can do by themselves. In fact, it almost always is. The problem of substance abuse is often hard to define or contain. Substance abuse problems tend to infect every area of the substance abuser’s life, from their own personal health…

For many people finding help for their addiction can be very difficult. Dependency on liquor, wine, and beer can be especially difficult to stop because; these substances are so readily available in our culture. When you are looking at alcohol treatment programs you should consider some of the alternatives that are available. Many programs offer…