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…