Stress, Isolation and Addiction

Human beings are social animals; we are designed to live and work with others. Without a community, individuals are prone to stress associated with isolation as the innate need for human connection is deprived.xStress can negatively affect the…
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Things to Remember when the Road to Recovery gets Hard

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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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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: An Attitude of Gratitude

We are trained by society to continually assess what we have and seek more. With frantic minds and hollow hearts, we judge, analyze and consume material things.In such a wasteland of greed, superficiality and addiction, the struggle can seem…

Talking to Your Kids About Drugs and Addiction

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How to Reach Out for Help with Addiction

The fact that you are on this page now, searching for information on this topic, is a sure sign that in some shape or form, addiction to alcohol and/or drugs is affecting your life in a negative way. At the beginning of a budding drug or alcohol…
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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…

Rehab Romance: What is 13 Stepping?

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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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60 Days Drug & Alcohol Treatment- A Parent’s Guide

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