Noted Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist Joins Promises Austin

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 – Craig Franke, MD, will join Promises Austin, a holistic addiction treatment center just outside of Austin, Texas, in mid-July. His team will include a 24-hour nursing staff, doctorate-level psychologist, nutritionist and clinically trained therapists, among others. Board certified in general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Franke previously served…

How Addiction Impacts the Family

When it comes to addiction, we often think most about the addict. He is struggling with a chronic illness that is incredibly difficult to treat. He has likely suffered in many ways, including health consequences, financial problems, job loss and/or other impacts on his life. But what about his family? How does addiction impact parents,…

Recovery Starts with a Plan

Substance abuse treatment centers offer resources for those wanting to overcome an addiction. When helping a loved one make plans to receive treatment, or seeking it out for oneself, it is important to understand what successful recovery looks like. To ensure a healthy, balanced recovery, there are several important components that should be in place.…

7 Tips for Staying Positive in Recovery

Getting clean and sober is a tremendous accomplishment. It takes time and effort, and sometimes a fair amount of pain and struggle. But over time, the struggle fades and the day-to-day living becomes routine once again—you regain enough trust from your family to go back to functioning in the new normal way. You get your…