The Effects of Drug Addiction

Of course, it comes as little surprise to hear that substance abuse comes with negative consequences. Still, it’s easy to underestimate the severity of drug addiction, or to simply believe you or your loved ones are immune to these negative effects. Drug addiction is very real, and the long-term and short-term effects can be severe … Continued

What Happens During a Mental Health Assessment?

How well you do you think, reason and remember? A mental health assessment evaluates these cognitive abilities to provide your doctor with a complete picture of your emotional state. This exam may be conducted by your primary care doctor, a psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker. What happens during a mental health assessment? You may have had brief mental health … Continued

Rosecrance 12 Step Program for a Better Life

If an addiction to alcohol or drugs has taken over your life, help is here, hope can be found and recovery can be achieved through the 12 step program at Rosecrance. Developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), the 12-Step program is designed to give a process to comprehend and manage your addiction. And … Continued

Making the Big Game a sober one

Big Game gatherings can bring up all types of emotions… Perhaps the big game used to be a time of heavy drinking and using, going to loud bars, or embarrassing yourself in front of others or waking up the next morning and not even remembering who won the game, or how you got home. Then … Continued