What is a Meth Addiction?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on June 10, 2016

What is a Meth Addiction? Ice is a nickname for a dangerous drug called methamphetamine. Ice users are people who suffer from chronic addiction to this drug. These users can be a danger to themselves or others because of the unpredictable nature of the drug’s effects. Someone struggling with meth addiction often goes for days…

The Prevalence of Business Professional Addiction
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on June 5, 2016

The Prevalence of Business Professional Addiction For many years, there has been an assumption that drug addiction was the purview of degenerates. When asked to picture a drug user, people might conjure up an image of someone in an alleyway or dirty room, passed out on the floor. Someone who is poor and desperate enough…

5 Things to Look for in Alcoholism Treatment Centers
5 Things to Look for in Alcoholism Treatment Centers
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on May 31, 2016

5 Things to Look for in Alcoholism Treatment Centers Given the serious nature of dealing with addiction, it becomes absolutely necessary for those individuals who are afflicted with addiction to be diligent when trying to find a way out from under the thumb of drugs and/or alcohol. In most cases, the only viable solution is…

Why is Heroin Addiction Recovery Often So Challenging?
Why is Heroin Addiction Recovery Often So Challenging?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on May 22, 2016

Why is Heroin Addiction Recovery Often So Challenging? Addiction can take many forms. Regardless of the type of addiction, the afflicted individual often finds themselves dealing with an overwhelming list of personal and physical problems. With that said, there is something particularly insidious about heroin and opiate addiction. The Dangers of Heroin Addiction There are…

The Process of Recovery from Drug Addiction
Recovery from Drug Addiction is the Sum of Small Efforts
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on May 8, 2016

Recovery from Drug Addiction is the Sum of Small Efforts For most people dealing with an addiction to substances, recovery from drug addiction can be a daunting task. In a mind that seldom functions the way it should, the prospects of beating an addiction seem too far removed from the realm of possibility. That’s even…

5 Reasons You Should Go To Rehab
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on May 5, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Go to Rehab There are many misconceptions about why you are using drugs. Some of these misconceptions can actually keep you from seeking treatment. Knowing how to approach your faulty thinking can help you move forward and get the help you need. Reason 1:  You can’t stop any time you want.…

Alcoholic Treatment Starts with a Medically-Monitored Detox
12 Steps, One Giant Disappointment? Legitimate Alcoholic Treatment Starts with Detox
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on May 3, 2016

12 Steps, One Giant Disappointment? Legitimate Alcoholic Treatment Starts with Detox In recent years, far too many people have had to learn the hard way that alcoholism is always a downward spiral. Once the disease takes hold of one’s body and soul, the only realistic way back from personal devastation and destruction is through alcoholic…

Alcohol Detox Will Mitigate the Discomfort of Alcohol Withdrawal
Why is Alcohol Detox Instrumental to Recovery?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 21, 2016

Why is Alcohol Detox Instrumental to Recovery? Detoxification from alcohol is the first step on the path toward recovery. An alcohol detox means completely stopping the consumption of any alcohol, which can be a challenging process. Withdrawal symptoms may be physical as well as psychological, so it’s important that an alcohol detox is performed in…

What is the Key to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol?
The Willingness to Change is a Key Ingredient to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 14, 2016

The Willingness to Change is a Key Ingredient to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol Recovery from drugs and alcohol may seem impossible, but millions of people around the world have discovered that they can overcome their addiction. Not only can they overcome their addiction to drugs or alcohol, but they can also go…

Maintaining Sobriety Through a Viable Support System
The Importance of a Support System in Maintaining Sobriety
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 7, 2016

The Importance of a Support System in Maintaining Sobriety The key to maintaining sobriety once treatment is completed by sticking with a support group. While you’re in treatment, you’ll begin to see the value of a support system. Although your one-on-one sessions with a therapist are very beneficial, it’s important to see that you’re not alone…