tree trimming during a sober holiday season

How to Have a Sober Holiday Season

The thought of spending the holidays sober might make you nervous. Maybe you can’t quite remember your last holiday without alcohol or a substance. Whether you’ve completed substance or alcohol addiction treatment, you’re working your way through it now, or if you’re thinking about enrolling in a program, it’s possible to enjoy a sober holiday.…

Early Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Early Signs of Alcohol Addiction

There are several signs to indicate alcohol use disorder (AUD). However, many people ignore these signs of alcohol addiction or feel they can get better without help. Substance use disorder treatment programs that offer a caring, positive environment can help. Alcohol addiction recovery isn’t something you have to take on alone. Virtues Behavioral Health provides…

How Alcohol Affects the Brain

How Alcohol Affects the Brain

Alcohol addiction is very common—almost as prevalent as alcohol itself. But while alcohol is a widely available, legal, and socially acceptable substance, it can have serious detrimental effects on your physical and mental health. If you’re struggling with alcohol addiction, an alcohol addiction treatment program can help you heal. The effects that alcohol addiction can…