White Collar Addiction

White Collar Addiction

As we work with addicts from all walks of life, people are often surprised to find so many others who struggle with addiction, yet look like they “have it all together.” Perhaps one of the most humbling lessons people learn in treatment is that addiction can impact anyone—from the person living in poverty to the […]

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Addiction and PTSD

Living Mindfully: Addiction and PTSD

As we continue our Living Mindfully series, we are highlighting mental illnesses that can have dangerous outcomes when paired with addiction. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the United States. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 7% of adults experience PTSD at some point in […]

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What happens when you black out

What Happens When You Black Out

Blacking out is often a poorly understood phenomenon. While blackouts can commonly occur during heavy drinking, the effects are typically more dangerous than perceived. What may be shrugged off as one wild night can turn into a harmful pattern of risky behavior and gaps in memory, leaving someone with little to no recall of the […]

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