Substance Abuse and Addictions Counseling

Skilled and Private Addiction Counseling in Brentwood, TN

What is the Definition of Addiction?

Addiction - one definition of addition is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences.

Another easier to understand definition is – Addiction is when an individual is powerlessness to stop consuming a drug, chemical, substance or activity, although it is causing physical and psychological harm, and wants to stop.

What Are the 10 Most Common Forms of Addiction?

  • alcohol,
  • tobacco,
  • drugs,
  • gambling,
  • shopping,
  • sex,
  • food,
  • video games,
  • internet,
  • work

Normally, when we think of addiction, we think of alcohol and drugs (substances). However, as the list reveals, substance abuse isn’t the only crippling addictions.  Food, sex, work and the other things people are addicted to but are necessary to function in life are often labeled process addictions.  It is estimated that 1 out of 8 Americans are addicted to something. Because many destructive habits are not yet officially recognized as addiction, statistics can be difficult to obtain and this rate maybe even higher.

Wondering If You Have a Substance Abuse Problem or Some Other Addiction?

Perhaps your use of a substance or an activity is causing problems with your work, well-being and / or relationships.  You may be wondering if you’re use is turning into abuse.  Or you might know you have a serious problem but you just don’t know what to do about it or where to turn. Our trained, compassionate, and personal addiction counselors can help you. Contact us to discuss your situation and how we can assist you.

Substance Abuse Therapy and Addiction Counseling in the Nashville Area

We offer personalized addiction therapy including substance and process abuse counseling.  Regardless of whether you are struggling with opioid addiction, eating disorders, drug or alcohol abuse, sex or gambling addictions you are not alone.  We have helped many others just like you.  The first step in battling this problem is to reach out and talk to someone that can help.

Contact us, we are here, we CAN help. Call 615-270-9755.


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