Teen Alcohol Abuse

As a parent, it’s challenging to know that your teen is struggling with alcohol abuse for many reasons. There’s a familiar narrative that kids will be kids and that they’re going to go out and have a good time. However, this saying isn’t always right, and some teens begin turning to alcohol as a way…

The Cost of Drinking

Many people like to have an adult beverage from time to time, such as wine at dinner or beer at a baseball game. Sometimes, though, drinking grows from a “sometimes thing” into an obsession. Without ever meaning to let it happen, the problem accelerates, and the cost of drinking grows. The costs can be substantial…

CBT vs. DBT

Over the years, a myriad of behavior adjustment programs have been created to help manage drug addiction and other issues. These include CBT and DBT, two similar options that vary in subtle ways. Thankfully, we at Memphis Recovery Centers can help. Our specialists fully understand these programs and can help you settle the CBT vs.…

Benefits of Aftercare

According to a report published by the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), nearly 139.8 million Americans ages 12 and older used alcohol within one month of the 2018 survey. That report further indicates that, during 2018, nearly 20.3 Americans 12 years and older suffered from SUD (substance use disorder). In this guide,…

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Are you wondering “do I need dual diagnosis treatment?” First, one needs to know what dual diagnosis entails. Most people with a substance abuse disorder also have behavioral or mental health disorders. The overlapping of these conditions is dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment involves addressing both disorders. If your doctor diagnoses you with both disorders,…