Is Addiction a Disease?

Is Addiction a Disease?

As a Disease, Addiction Requires Medical Treatment To the uninformed and inexperienced, drug addiction can seem like a mental failing, one that simple willpower should be able to overcome. This popular misconception about addiction and how it impacts an addict’s brain has...
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10/05 2020
WhiteSands Alcohol and Drug Rehab Alumni Spotlight

WhiteSands Alcohol and Drug Rehab Alumni Spotlight

Support After Addiction Treatment is Vital to Long Term Sobriety WhiteSands has helped over 10,000 individuals make a full recovery from their drug and alcohol addictions while providing continued support for patients through our Alumni programs. Many of our staff are recovering...
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09/30 2020
3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a disease that affects the body, mind and spirit.  Anyone who has ever tried to stop drinking or abstain from using drugs cold turkey knows all too well the physical pain and discomfort that addiction causes. Any recovering addict can...
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09/14 2020
10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Development When you or someone you love is suffering from drug addiction, the road to recovery entails developing the proper coping skills to overcome adverse urges. There are no shortcuts on the path to addiction recovery, and long-term...
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08/26 2020
Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

How COVID-19 Impacts Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers Amidst a global pandemic impacting every person worldwide, the reach of COVID-19 also extends to those in need of drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
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08/24 2020
The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

Learning how to Overcome Your Past Those who struggle with addiction, all struggle for different reasons, whether it was due to a family history of addiction or once being prescribed very addictive prescription pills and looking for the next best thing. In...
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10/09 2019