Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

The relationship that a daughter has with her father has a profound impact on her. The father-daughter relationship determines the thoughts, feelings and identity that a daughter may establish regarding future relationships with other men. How the father interacts with the daughter affects...
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06/28 2016
Naloxone: The Anti-Overdose Drug

Naloxone: The Anti-Overdose Drug

“May you live all the days of your life.” -Jonathan Swift Recently, the medicine has been getting a good amount of attention. This is because doctors say naloxone: the anti-overdose drug, can reverse the effects of an overdose of heroin or other...
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06/03 2016
Self Love in Sobriety

Self Love in Sobriety

“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” – Rita Mae Brown The healing process of sobriety and getting clean begins with loving yourself first. For a person to break the addiction cycle, he or she has...
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06/02 2016
What is the drug, W-18?

What is the drug, W-18?

A new drug hitting the streets of America has been dubbed the deadliest drug trend since the 1980’s. The attributes of the drug known as W-18 is off the charts.  To begin with, it is considered to be 10,000 times more potent...
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05/27 2016
Narcissism and Recovery

Narcissism and Recovery

Narcissism, as it relates to addiction, presents a problem for the individual and society as a whole.  By definition, narcissistic behavior includes being overtly preoccupied with the satisfaction of self. This in essence, also describes the compulsive need to satisfy drug cravings....
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05/20 2016
Seven Things to Help You Navigate Through Recovery

Seven Things to Help You Navigate Through Recovery

Drug addiction can steal your freedom, your confidence and your focus.  Trapped in the perpetual cycle of getting and using drugs, its natural to relinquish your autonomy to choose how you live your life.  There is usually plenty of help available for...
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05/16 2016
Symptoms of High-Functioning Alcoholics

Symptoms of High-Functioning Alcoholics

Many people that meet the criteria for alcoholism can function so effectively that they stay under the radar for years. High functioning alcoholics can be anyone; a parent, teacher, employer, efficient co-worker, grandparents or even your teenage son or daughter.  Although there...
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04/29 2016
Build Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Build Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Secrets, lies and manipulation are hallmarks of addiction. These traits erode trust in relationships as the person in addiction becomes more and more preoccupied with getting and using drugs.  Eventually, the bond with spouses, children and best friends who are not involved...
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04/27 2016
Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

The strongest predictors for recovery are a positive attitude and motivation to overcome addiction. According to researchers who reviewed 16 studies that looked at patient’s attitudes toward health; motivation and optimism were key factors for those who experienced faster and more sustainable...
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04/26 2016
Strengthen Your Sobriety: Five Tips to Motivate You

Strengthen Your Sobriety: Five Tips to Motivate You

The power of addiction can take people to negative extremes in life that sometimes get forgotten after a long period of abstinence. In fact, relapse often happens when people in recovery lose sight of the power of drugs and alcohol to trap...
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04/25 2016