Men & Addiction

a man is desperately sitting at a table with a bottle of alcoholLast week, we discussed the ways addiction impacts the female system. This week, in the interest of equal representation, we want to discuss how substance abuse and alcohol affects men.The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that men are more likely than women to abuse illicit drugs and alcohol. In fact, 11.5% of males over 12 years of age have active substance use disorders, compared to just 6.4% of those deemed the “fairer sex.” It hardly seems fair, does it? Continue reading

Primary Care

Primary CareOne of the reasons addicts hesitate to begin treatment is because they feel that everything has spiraled out of control. The thought of clearing it all up is absolutely overwhelming. At MFI Recovery Center, we understand how daunting rebuilding and repairing can be. So, we help clients not just with detox and recovery but in virtually every area of their lives – including addressing adverse effects their disease has had on their bodies. Continue reading