Meth & Cocaine Addiction Overtaking Opioids in Georgia

Meth and cocaine have been making a comeback, and in a big way here in Georgia. Did you know there has been a 250% rise in meth and cocaine-related deaths nationwide in the past several years? And Georgia has seen yearly meth-related deaths triple from 2010 to 2018. Even 20% of fatal police shootings in […]

What’s the Story Behind Vets, Addiction, and Trauma?

There’s no doubt that veterans are among the most respected people in the world. They fight for our freedoms and experience unexplainable pain in harsh conditions. Although some veterans can return home and transition back to their normal life without huge setbacks, this unfortunately isn’t the case for many You may have a veteran in […]

Are Painful Memories of Trauma Linked to Addiction?

Is addiction hereditary? Is it caused by peer pressure? What about poverty or toxic stress? All of these can play a part, but there is another factor that often stands out.  Maybe that’s why we also see so many mental health issues underlying substance abuse and addiction from prior experiences. Sexual or physical abuse that […]

What Form of Treatment is Best For You?

What are all these different levels of treatment? Medication assisted therapy, family therapy, experiential therapy, detox, PHP, IOP, 12-step programs, outpatient? It’s like having to learn a whole other language, and then figuring out which one might work best. It can be overwhelming and confusing, can’t it? You’ve probably seen all of these options before […]