How Do We Define Addiction Disorder

How Do We Define Addiction Disorder?

  Addiction is a little harder to define than you might think. You might see addiction as a harmful behavior someone can control but simply refuses to change. Addiction disorder is a lot more complicated than that. Just like us—we are complex, thoughtful creatures who see the world in black and white when, in reality,…

You Are More Than Your Addiction

You Are More Than Your Addiction

To the status quo, addiction is an indicator of a life gone awry. The word carries the heavy burden of shameful whispers, disappointed looks and the idea that something must be wrong with the person abusing drugs or alcohol.  But that’s not the truth. Addiction is a disease. According to SAMSHA, roughly 23.5 million Americans…