Taking the major step to seek help for Substance Use Disorder can be a life-altering decision; yet determining how, and where you seek treatment can make all the difference. Usually, the choice is between outpatient care or residential rehab, with the difference being whether you prefer to do a less intensive program where you continue […]
When I was drinking I worked very hard to make my life look perfect because I certainly did not want anyone to know how messed up it really was. The entire charade was almost an addiction in itself as my yearning for a “normal” life, was as strong as my need to drink. In public, […]
Every time I share that I am a person recovering from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), with someone who is not in recovery, it is always in hopes that I may change their negative view of the disease, or that I might be the person that they will feel comfortable enough with to ask for support if needed.