The Insanity of a Family Disease

During my twenty-five year career in substance abuse treatment, I’ve frequently heard family members (and clients) insist that "Alcohol isn't his/her/my problem - drugs are!" and "Alcoholism isn't his/her/my problem - addiction is!" as if the same principles of recovery from chemical dependency don't apply to any dysfunctional situation where alcohol either isn't present or isn't present enough to be identified as the primary drug-of-choice.

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In-Network and Out-of-Network Insurance Coverage for Rehab: What’s the Difference?

Insurance coverage for rehab comes in two types: In-network and out-of-network. The difference between the two can significantly impact how much you have to pay for your insurance coverage.

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Ultimate Guide to Rehab: What to Expect Before, During, and After Treatment

Discover essential insights on preparing for rehab, what to expect during treatment, and post-rehab care. Equip yourself for a successful recovery journey.

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Don’t Give Up Before The Miracle

By: Jared, Transformations Alumnus Hello fellow Alumni, My name is Jared, and I too am an alcoholic and addict. I grew up in a divorced family living in Wichita, KS….

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This Is Only the Beginning

By: Mike Murphy, Manager of Alumni Services “This is only the beginning.” I truly think this is something a person should remind themselves regularly after leaving a treatment program. Sure, you…

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Sober Strike

By: Lisa B., Transformations Alumni Coordinator Bowling has never been my thing. The smelly shoes, the greasy food, and my deep legacy of endless gutter balls. There was a time…

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I Am the Poster Child

By: Tony, Transformations Alumnus Hi family. My name is Tony and I’m definitely an addict. I am from a small, coastal town called Havelock in rural North Carolina. I am…

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Return to the Scene

By: Mike Murphy, Manager of Alumni Services In 2015 I had the opportunity to move to Nashville to open a new business. At the time I was working for a Tattoo…

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Not so Selfish

By: Lisa B., Transformations Alumni Coordinator What does self-care mean to you? Self-care can have many different definitions. For some, it is going to the salon to get their nails…

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A Year of Good Sobriety

By: Kyle W., Transformations Alumnus My name is Kyle Wasserman and I’m from Tulsa, Oklahoma where I spent many years starting from an early age in a cycle of spiraling…

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