What is the Difference

What is the Difference

Maybe you’ve just discovered that someone you care about abuses drugs or alcohol. It can be hard to understand why they couldn’t just give it up ...

Is addiction a hereditary

Is addiction a hereditary

We know that addiction is a disease. But, have you ever wondered why some people are seemingly prone to addiction while others are not?  ...

Do Holidays Cause Relapse?

Do Holidays Cause Relapse?

Holiday cheer is in the air, which means champagne flutes are likely to be, too. For a recovering addict, the holidays can feel like a blessing and a curse ...

Is It Possible to Use

Is It Possible to Use

Drug addiction and substance abuse are all about escaping from something. The stresses of your life, past traumas, any number of things ...

Social Media and Teen Drug

Social Media and Teen Drug

As a teen, peer pressure is difficult to stand up to. If it wasn’t hard enough to face already, today’s teens have even more pressure ...

9 Common Relapse Triggers

9 Common Relapse Triggers

Before you go to rehab, it’s important to know that it’s possible to relapse. You may go back to your old habits of binge drinking or abusing drugs ...

Is the 12-Step Addiction

Is the 12-Step Addiction

Whether you’ve been researching residential rehab facilities for yourself or a loved one, you’re bound to come across the mention of a 12-step support program. ...

What is National

What is National

These are scary statistics. Even scarier when you think of all the individual lives affected by them. That's why, on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day ...

Is Vaping More Dangerous

Is Vaping More Dangerous

With a recent spate of disturbing cases involving vaping, many are asking the question - is vaping more dangerous than smoking? Patients have been admitted with acute ...

How Do You Support a Partner

How Do You Support a Partner

Confronting addiction is a difficult process, both for addicts and the people that care for them. As the partner of someone in recovery, it can be a confusing and scary time. ...

Does Anxiety Cause Addiction?

Does Anxiety Cause Addiction?

Research has shown that addiction and anxiety are intimately linked. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that people with an anxiety disorder ...

Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

For most people entering recovery, or with a loved one entering recovery, it is uncharted territory. There are a lot of questions that come up. “Is drug addiction a disease? ...

10 Early Signs of Alcoholism

10 Early Signs of Alcoholism

Although alcohol is completely legal and widely accepted socially, it is still a dangerous, addictive substance. It's important to be able to recognize some of the early signs of alcoholism. ...

What is Drug Addiction?

What is Drug Addiction?

"What is drug addiction?" may seem like an obvious question, but it is an important one to ask. 40 million people over the age of twelve in the USA, or 1 in 7 ...

10 Fun Sober Activities to

10 Fun Sober Activities to

So, you’ve made it through the hard part. You’ve completed your treatment in a recovery center and you’re ready to start building your new, sober life ...

What is a Sober Bar?

What is a Sober Bar?

Walk into Getaway Bar in Brooklyn, New York, and you could be forgiven for thinking you had stepped into any one of the many trendy cocktail bars in the neighborhood. ...

Find Addiction Recovery You

Find Addiction Recovery You

People beginning the addiction recovery process are at one of the most vulnerable points in their lives. The transition from addiction to recovery ...

5 Reasons Your Pet Makes a

5 Reasons Your Pet Makes a

Entering addiction recovery can often feel like a very lonely journey. You’ve left friends and family behind and, despite the best efforts of counselors and fellow patients ...

Transitioning Back To Normal

Transitioning Back To Normal

One of the most difficult things about rehab is returning to the normal world after you’ve finished the program. You’ve just undergone a life changing ...

How To Get Involved In The

How To Get Involved In The

When you deal with addiction, it often feels like you’re battling it alone. The people in your life may not be understanding of your struggle, and it can sometimes ...

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