Rethinking Addiction For many years, it was thought that addiction was caused by drugs and moral failings. Scientific research has led to a rethinking of this philosophy, with study after study showing that addiction is far more complicated than previously explained....
Not Uncommon It is not uncommon for people who struggle with addiction to also suffer from one or more mental health conditions. At Safe Harbor Recovery Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, we encourage guests to learn as much as possible about any mental health conditions...
Not Just Harmless Fun Binge drinking is not a new phenomenon, nor is it even new among college students. Many consider this sort of behavior a rite of passage for young people. There are decades of movies portraying drunken college students and supporting the notion...
An Overview Interventions—in which a concerned group of friends and family confront a loved one suffering with a substance abuse issue—have unfortunately been made into voyeuristic entertainment on a number of reality television shows. But in the real world (as...
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