What is the Opioid Epidemic?

January 9, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse
What is the Opioid Epidemic? Every news agency is reporting heavily on the opioid addiction, but what is the opioid epidemic exactly? In this article, we’ll explore the deadly truths surrounding drug overdose deaths and the link between substance ...
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Why is an AA Sponsor so Important?

January 19, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Health and wellness
The Importance of an AA Sponsor One of the most important choices you will make while in recovery is the selection of your AA sponsor. This is the person who will be there offer support and guidance to a sponsee, which in this case is you. A sponsor...
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How To Prevent Relapse

February 11, 2019
Addiction and recovery, Sober Living
The best way to prevent a relapse is by having a plan. Once rehab is complete and it’s time to go home or stay in a sober living home, a recovering addict may be wondering how to prevent relapse. They need to prepare themselves to handle temptation...
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Tips on How to Stay Sober & Avoid Triggers

January 18, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Health and wellness, Sobriety
Tips for Staying Sober The primary threat to relapse is exposing oneself to what's called "triggers." Triggers and addiction are directly linked. Despite this, the common reactions of craving, urges and relapse can be defeated. First, you have to de...
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The Long Term Effects of Cocaine

January 10, 2018
Drug and alcohol abuse
The Long Term Effects of Cocaine Studies on the long term effects of cocaine on the body and mind have revealed a great deal of information. Researchers have found that with repeated exposure to cocaine, the brain starts to adapt, resulting in the...
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Employment for Recovering Addicts: Tips & Advice

January 15, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
One of the many questions people have about sober living is how to address employment for recovering addicts. As addicts begin the process of recovery sooner or later..
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Sober Living vs Rehab: What's the Difference?

January 12, 2018
Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
When it comes to sober living vs. rehab, many people don’t understand the difference. They are two different places with completely different roles in the recovery of patients.
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The Health Benefits of Sobriety: An Exploration

January 16, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, Health and wellness, Sober Living
Exploring the Benefits of Sobriety When alcoholics move towards recovery, one of the most powerful motivators for seeking treatment is understanding the health benefits of sobriety. It’s probably no mystery that drinking to excess takes a toll ...
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What is the 12 Step Program?

January 17, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships
The 12 Step Recovery Program One cannot talk about recovery without discussion about the 12 Step Program.  Even casual observers are familiar with the term. In essence, it is a set of tenets and guidelines to help move people through the process of...
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