1. Why Addicts Don’t Seek Treatment

    It seems like a logical progression: Realize you have a substance abuse problem, seek help and begin the journey to recovery. After all, as all those anti-drug infomercials teach, the life of an addict is hardly a glamorous one. With addiction comes myriad health issues as well as interpersonal problems and financial struggles. From the outside, it’s easy to see that there are a multitude of pro…Read More

  2. Why Family Counseling Is Important

    Substance abuse, whether it’s a drug addiction or alcohol abuse, is not an individual issue; addiction in any form is a family disease. Even more troubling, as we discussed in our previous blog about Palm Beach County’s heroin epidemic, addiction isn’t limited to the underprivileged - in 2015, 95 percent of the heroin-related deaths in Palm Beach County were white and the vast majority were …Read More

  3. Counseling for Families of Addicts

    If you have someone you love struggling with drug addiction or alcohol abuse, you are likely feeling the effects ripple through your entire family. Addiction and addiction recovery are not, as so many assume, a solitary problem that stops with the addict. Whether you are living with an addict, a caring friend, or a loving family member, you know full well how much addiction has a pervasive effect …Read More

  4. What Is Gratitude Without Action?

    Gratitude without action is just a pleasant moment! If I am truly grateful? What am I going to do about it? Accepting my true-self and my circumstances is the magic that makes change possible. There is no growth without change and my willingness to take the action is the essence of all spiritual growth! Yet, I fight change because my ego-driven pride and self-will are enmeshed in my past. For it i…Read More