addiction counseling

5 Reasons to Get Addiction Counseling

Over 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. To put that into perspective, that amounts to roughly one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 or nearly the entire population of Texas. And yet, only 11 percent of those struggling with addiction receive addiction treatment therapies that could help them break…

stress and addiction

How Stress Can Impact Addiction

Stress itself can be stressful. The word alone may make you start sweating and feeling nervous. But stress is important because it is how your body responds to outside events, changes, and trauma, whether that is a single event, recurring problem, or ongoing issue with no end in sight. Not all stress or the events…

sober living for women

Benefits of Sober Living for Women

Transitional homes for women provide a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment that encourages sober living for women. The Haley House sober living facility is an option for individuals that have already found success with a professional substance use disorder or addiction treatment program. These spaces offer newly sober women supportive and structured living conditions to…

PTSD triggers

Recognize Potential PTSD Triggers

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects about 8 million Americans every year. While many people deal with this disorder, still more people have been through some sort of trauma. Not everyone who experiences a trauma will have PTSD, but everyone can learn about it. The more information we have about its symptoms, potential triggers, and…

woman experiencing signs of relapse

Most Common Signs of Relapse

After going through the challenges of stabilization and recovery from substance use disorder, it can seem like the achievement of sobriety should be final and permanent. Nobody wants to go through treatments repeatedly, so when relapse occurs, it is crucial to know what the early signs might look like to quickly so that treatment can…