What is PHP?

What is PHP?

What is PHP?   If you are looking into substance abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one, you have likely come across the acronym PHP. What is PHP? PHP is an acronym for Partial Hospitalization Program. A partial hospitalization program, or PHP, is a...
What is IOP?

What is IOP?

What is IOP?   If you are looking into substance abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one, you have likely come across the acronym IOP. What is IOP? IOP is an acronym for Intensive Outpatient Program. An intensive outpatient program, or IOP, is a level...
Meditation in Recovery

Meditation in Recovery

Meditation in Recovery   What is Meditation? Meditation is an ancient practice that may date back to as early as 5000 BCE. Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or...
Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism? 

Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism? 

Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism?   What is a DUI or DWI? Before we get into whether or not DUI or DWI is a sign of alcoholism, let’s discuss what a DUI/DWI is. DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated) occurs when a motorist is...
Summer Activities for People In Recovery

Summer Activities for People In Recovery

Summer Activities for People In Recovery   For those in early recovery, one of the major obstacles to sustaining sobriety long-term can be boredom. Boredom is a silent killer. That is not to say that one needs to be busy 24/7 in recovery because that is not...
Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?

Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?

Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?   Like it or not, alcohol and the entertainment industry have gone hand in hand for as long as most people can remember. This is not new. Up until a few years ago though, drugs were less mainstream. Many entertainers were doing...