Congressman Tim Burchett lauds Cornerstone’s work with veterans

Tim Burchett

America’s veterans answered their country’s call for service, and their sacrifice demands service in return. Congressman Tim Burchett, who represents Tennessee’s Second District in the U.S. House of Representatives, knows that all too well. He recounted the experiences of his father, a World War 2 veteran who fought in the Pacific, and acknowledged the work…

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Warning signs of severe alcoholism: Is my liver failing?

is my liver failing

It’s often a brutal moment of reckoning toward the end of a particularly severe drinking problem, that glance into the mirror … the shock of what stares back … and the unspoken query that blares like the incoming missile klaxon on a naval warship: “Is my liver failing?” It may be, and that’s a life-threatening…

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What is alcohol rehab like? How treatment can help your drinking problem

what is alcohol rehab like

What is alcohol rehab like? That’s a question a great many first-time treatment seekers ask, because the process often seems shrouded in mystery. It’s not, of course, but because it involves something as mercurial as alcoholism, it often seems like a much more complex process than checking into a hospital for a simple medical procedure…

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‘Will rehab help me?’ The burning treatment consideration question

will rehab help me

By the time an individual with a drinking or drug problem reaches the point of willingness to call a treatment center, they only have a single question they’re begging to be answered: “Will rehab help me?” Most of the time, these individuals are desperate, frightened and feeling hopeless. Their relationships have deteriorated, their jobs are…

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What do you do if an alcoholic refuses to go to rehab?

alcoholic refuses to go to rehab

If you’re the loved one of someone with a drinking problem who wants to intervene, you’re probably already considering the worst-case scenario: What do you do if an alcoholic refuses to go to rehab? It’s a valid concern, as the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicates: “Among the 18.9 million people aged…

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What happens after alcohol rehab? Setting you up for sober success

what happens after alcohol rehab

You’ve made the decision to get help for a drinking problem, you’ve scheduled your admission appointment to a treatment facility and you’re already beginning to wonder: What happens after alcohol rehab? Ideally, of course, the goal is to stay sober — but just as treatment involves more than simply putting down the booze, staying sober…

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Finding addiction treatment: Where are the best drug rehab centers located?

where are the best drug rehab centers

Plenty of folks who recognize they need help find themselves asking, “where are the best drug rehab centers?” as they begin their journey toward sobriety. After all, if you’re suffering from an illness, you want to know who the best doctor is that can treat your particular condition, and addiction and alcoholism are no different.…

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Providing protection: Cornerstone offers COVID-19 vaccinations to its patients

COVID-19 vaccinations

Cornerstone of Recovery, East Tennessee’s premier drug and alcohol treatment center, is doing its part to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to a vulnerable population: its own patients. Health experts have warned since the pandemic began last year that addicts and alcoholics are particularly vulnerable populations to the virus, and last fall, researchers writing for the peer-reviewed…

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Answering your treatment concerns: What kind of people will be in rehab?

what kind of people will be in rehab

For those making a decision to get help for a drug and alcohol problem for the first time, there’s undoubtedly a little trepidation going through their minds as they wonder, “What kind of people will be in rehab?” The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) puts it plainly: “Even though medicine long ago reached a…

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What are the benefits of a drug and alcohol rehab with a gym?

alcohol rehab with a gym

Not everyone who makes the decision to go to treatment feels up to physical fitness, but for those wanting to change everything about themselves, a drug and alcohol rehab with a gym can make all the difference. That’s not to say those in need of drug and alcohol rehab have the ability to hit the…

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