Group of friends outside working through the addiction recovery process

How Long is the Addiction Recovery Process?

When we become aware that recovery is necessary, nearly every one of us needs direction—both the person who needs help and the people who care about them. In this piece, Promises Brazos Valley explores the length of the addiction recovery process, the difference between treatment and recovery, and what happens after rehab. Recovery is truly…

Man and son talk about family roles in addiction treatment

Are Family Roles in Addiction Treatment Important?

What is Family Therapy? A person living with a substance use disorder often finds themselves in conflict with the world around them. The drug or drink becomes their priority, and relationships invariably suffer as a result. Selfish behavior abounds.  Often the people who love the addicted person live in fear. Fear of unpredictable or angry…

Woman taking pills living with behavioral health and substance abuse

The Link Between Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

Behavioral health and substance abuse are inherently connected. The reasons why are complex and worth learning about. Let’s explore the relationship between mental health substance abuse and treatment.     Addiction is a Behavioral Health Disorder The first way behavioral health and substance abuse are connected is simple. Substance abuse is a behavioral health disorder. If…