Addiction—Lack of Willpower or Brain Disease?

It seems that everywhere we look—the mainstream news, Internet, social media, our cities, or even in our own families—someone is struggling with addiction. “Hollywood celebrity enters rehab for the sixth time.” “NFL superstar suspended for drug use loses millions of dollars.” “Utah ranked one of the highest in the nation for drug overdose.” And the list […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Addiction—Lack of Willpower or Brain Disease?

The “Pink Cloud” of Recovery

A very common “trap” in early drug and alcohol addiction recovery is what we call the “Pink Cloud.” In an article by Andrea King, a professor in the department of psychiatry and director of the Clinical Addictions Research Laboratory at the University of Chicago said this about the Pink Cloud—

“They really need to take it […]

By |April 11th, 2018|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on The “Pink Cloud” of Recovery