When people talk about the negative impacts of substance abuse, much of the discussion tends to center on addiction and the problems with physical dependence. But psychological dependence is another major factor involved in excessive drinking or drug use. Though physical and psychological dependence are interrelated, they are not the same thing. Abuse of drugs…Details
The stereotype of alcoholics is well-established in our media-driven culture. They are people who drink to excess, act out, and bring pain to themselves and their families. If only it were that easy. The “high-functioning alcoholic” — someone who hides his or her addiction well so that not even loved ones recognize it — is…Details
No one purposely sets out to become an alcoholic. It happens a little at a time, where one drink becomes many. Suddenly, your brain and body have come to depend on alcohol. It’s then that you might consider the importance of alcohol detox. Detox is an important step on the journey toward recovery. It flushes…Details
Midwest Recovery Center Director of Client Services Rob Schilder, and client Greg Kohlhagen joined NBC 24 WNWO to discuss how isolation could trigger drug and alcohol use, reassuring the community that MWRC is open and here for you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
People in recovery have often built aDetails