self-care in recovery
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Self-Care and It’s Importance in Recovery

Sometimes, taking care of ourselves can be the hardest thing to do. However, with compassion, patience, and practice, self-care can easily become a new healthy habit. This article discusses self-care throughout and beyond addiction recovery. Table…
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Addiction and Natural Disasters: The Dangers

During a natural disaster, the choices and behaviors of those who are struggling with addiction can surely seem illogical and irrational to those who have never experienced addiction themselves. What many do not realize is that addiction is…
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Society and Substance Abuse: Nature vs Nurture

The debate between nature and nurture goes back to the dawn of time. As long as humans have been curious, debates about the origin or cause of such problems as substance abuse have existed.In the last half-century, much progress has been made…
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Commonly Abused Drugs Across Age Groups

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gender and addiction
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Gender and Addiction

Generally, addiction works in the brain the same for everybody. However, gender tends to play a role in the frequency and severity of the addiction. This article discusses binary genders and how addiction affects them differently. Table…
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Preparing to Welcome Home a Recovered Loved One

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How to Talk to Your Children About Your Addiction Recovery

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