Reasons why people drink alcohol
Reasons why people drink alcohol
This article is primarily for the individuals who seek to better understand drinkers and alcoholics in why they choose to drink. As an alcoholic, the author of this article understands all too well why people drink alcohol and, quite frankly, often the appeal of alcohol seems almost intuitively obvious to both those still suffering from alcoholism and those in recovery.
However, it is ...Continue Reading →
Why do you specialize in the chronic relapse patient?
Why do you seek the chronic relapse patient? | A Treatment center for those who relapse.
Origins Recovery Centers specializes in patients who have been to treatment previously, relapsed subsequently, and now seek treatment again. It is not uncommon for us to be the 7th or so treatment center a person has attended. Is this because we are just gluttons for punishment? Some would say so, ...Continue Reading →
It sounds like the Origins Experience™ might be overkill for me or my loved one
Is Origins “overkill” for me? But I’m not that bad.
In researching treatment centers, among the options you can seemingly select from is the degree to which you are exposed to the 12-step message of recovery while undergoing drug and alcohol rehabilitation. There are some centers where the message is really not central to the program offered, but rather seems more collateral to it.
Origins Recovery Centers are ...Continue Reading →
How to Plan a Successful Intervention
How to plan a successful intervention | Intervention tips | Help planning an intervention
An intervention is, quite simply, an expression of love. Do not forget that. As you read the tips provided further down in the page, and as you organize and plan the logistics of the intervention upon a loved one, you must not forget that the central point of an intervention is ...Continue Reading →
Are you married to an addict or alcoholic?
Married to an addict/alcoholic? | Why don’t they love me?
Please note that this article is addressed to all spouses of addicts and alcoholics irrespective of sex. However, since the majority of addicts and alcoholics are in fact male, for the sake of convenience we have chosen to specifically use “he” and “him” throughout this article, when in fact it could just as easily say “her” or ...Continue Reading →
What about the Sinclair Method?
The Sinclair Method | A 12-step treatment center’s take on this “cure”
Contrary to what some might say, we at Origins Recovery Centers are actually not very rigid in our thinking. We do teach 12-step principles quite intensely and we believe that they have saved many, many lives. We don’t veer off the course of the original thought and intent behind the 12-step program (hence the name, ...Continue Reading →
Should I use Suboxone?
Suboxone (Buprenorphine) for Opiate Addiction | Should I use Suboxone or Subutex?
Please note that the author of this article is not a medical doctor, nor warrants or represents any such equivalent training. Only a doctor is qualified to prescribe medicine and to determine whether or not a particular medication should be used by you or another. This article expresses only a layperson opinion and ...Continue Reading →
Why CoEd Treatment Facilities?
But I don’t want to spend 90 days with just men/women! | I’d rather go co-ed.
If you’re like me, when it came time to enter treatment you were faced with a myriad of options. This is of course a good thing, since growth in the recovery field as an industry over the past few decades has led to a wide array of treatment options available. Therefore ...Continue Reading →