Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you are not being influenced by a mood-altering medication any longer; but that’s not the issue. The problem is not really the alcoholic beverages, the problem is alcohol, or medicines, have been the solution.
My name is Pam, and I struggled with Alcohol for over three years. I got to a low point where I was faced with losing my family. Initially, when I was a social drinker and somewhat controlled, it was fun. You know, it’s a social lubricant, we had a great time, but as I got deeper
No one wants to be addicted, no one’s like “oh, I’m gonna go be addicted to whatever.” It comes from a root, there’s a root problem here. And you really have to get to that root problem or it’s just gonna keep coming back. So I hurt my back at work and went to the doctor,
Jen: One of the things we’ve learned over time and through studies is that there are internal triggers that occur long before anyone picks up a drug or a drink. Debbie: Usually with someone who relapses a lot, it’s something inside, something you can’t get over or