hope and help for families struggling with substance abuse

Hope & Help For Families Struggling With Substance Abuse

There may not be anything worse than watching a loved one battle substance abuse. For many family members, the solution seems easy. Just stop using. In reality, substance use disorder is like any other disease. It requires professional treatment in an addiction rehab center. You can do something to help support your loved ones and…

depression and the pandemic

Depression and the Pandemic

Depression is a serious mental health disorder that often leads to complex health problems, withdrawal from daily life, and substance abuse. The pandemic made depression even more intense for some and created symptoms for others. However, depression treatment is effective for many. At United Recovery Project, our depression treatment program can offer the support you…

knowing you are not alone in recovery

Knowing You Are Not Alone in Addiction Treatment

Bryan Alzate, CEO of United Recovery Project, has a message for you. “You are not alone.” And he should know. As a fellow person in recovery, Bryan understands what it feels like to be caught in the downward spiral of addiction. He understands the feelings of isolation and loneliness that result. And he’s more than familiar…

Difference Between Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence

Substance use occurs on a continuum, more like addiction, and not everyone who uses a substance categorically abuses it, just like substance abuse does not automatically correlate with psychological dependence. What are the differences between substance use, abuse, and dependence? The lines aren’t always clearly defined, but what is clear is that abuse and dependence…