Plant-Keeping And Mental Health

We often hear about how covid has negatively effected the mental health and wellness of American citizens.  There are many reports that show a positive correlation between isolation and substance abuse, alcoholism and addiction.  Many … Read more

How Alcohol Impacts Your Immune System

Recovery Alternatives is a group of independent Interventionist who share the same passion for bringing healing to families effected by addiction and/or alcoholism. Each team member is licensed, trained and has many years of experience … Read more

Does AA Work?

Many alcoholics and addicts have found their way to recovery thru 12 step programs such as A.A. and N.A. It is also true that many who find their way into the rooms of recovery do … Read more

Understanding Addiction

Addiction is a complicated biological/psychological/social and spiritual illness.  In the following TED talk, Johann Hari provides a fresh and insightful look at how social connectedness plays a role in addiction and recovery. These videos, along … Read more

Why He Will Not Go To Treatment

If you have a family member who suffers from addiction, have worked in the field of substance abuse or perhaps struggled with the illness yourself, then some of the following statements may sound familiar: These … Read more

What Is Addiction/Alcoholism?

Addiction/alcoholism has a different definition to about anyone you ask. It is important to understand that the illness is not a behavior problem. It is not a moral failing on the part of the afflicted … Read more

Carroll O’Connor Speaks On Loss Of His Son

Do you remember the 70’s show called “All in the family?” Carroll O’Connor starred as Archie Bunker. Maybe you were also aware that he lost a son to the disease of addiction? Because of this … Read more