In early recovery, it is crucial to stay busy, find time to enjoy small pleasures in life, and engage in activities that will support a healthy and sober lifestyle. At..
We all love the holidays, or do we? During this time of year, we are bombarded with messages from our television and computer screens about what the holidays are supposed..
More than 15 million Americans aged 18 and older — 9.8 million men and 5.3 million women — have had an alcohol use disorder, according to the National Survey on..
Chronic meth use produces distinctive side effects that are recognizable by the physical characteristics and behaviors of someone who is addicted to using meth. The initial signs of use may..
How many times have we heard that the best music and art comes from those who are constantly high from illicit substances? Drugs like cocaine have been romanticized by Hollywood,..
Research has shown that 40% of adults in the United States have at least one addicted person in their immediate family system. It has been proven that addiction runs in..
Close to 23 million Americans are struggling with addiction and yet only a handful get the quality drug and alcohol treatment they so desperately need. There’s no doubt that treatment..
Drug overdose deaths have become such a serious problem that they are now cutting the nation’s life expectancy. Figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put..