“Are Substances Causing Problems in Your Relationships?”

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Couples, Substance Use | 0 comments

Research is finding that the use of substances like alcohol or drugs is a spectrum and it can be hard to identify where you or your partner fit into that range. Perhaps the most accurate answer is that if at least one person in your relationship believes substances are causing a problem, they are. If you are the non-using member of the partnership, you’re probably the one seeking help initially. Maybe your partner is in denial that their use...

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“Do I Need to Quit my Addiction Completely or is Cutting Down Enough?”

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Adults, Substance Use | 0 comments

It is important to think about how your drinking is affecting the things that are important to you, where are you in your life, your overall health, and your age when determining the answer to this question. There are many circumstances where quitting completely is your best approach. It’s definitely the best choice if you feel you have lost the ability to control your use or if you have tried unsuccessfully to cut down. Have you ever gone to a...

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