Myths about Drug Addiction Treatment

Myths about Drug Addiction Treatment

Drug addiction is a serious illness that affects millions of Americans each and every year. Unfortunately, many people do not get the help they so desperately need for a variety of reasons, one being misconceptions of drug recovery programs. Many may assume...
Read More
07/21 2016
Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

The road to recovery is not just a journey for addicts. Loved ones suffer along with the addicts – especially when addicts try to manipulate them. A lot of the time, family and friends do not understand how their own traits contribute...
Read More
07/15 2016
Balance in Recovery

Balance in Recovery

Discovering and incorporating balance in life after addiction will be a huge change. What does “balance” entail?, you ask? Well, it incorporates several qualities – like maintaining control, remaining composed, becoming someone who makes healthy choices and spends time with loved ones...
Read More
07/14 2016
Crystal Meth: The New Crack Cocaine?

Crystal Meth: The New Crack Cocaine?

Crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as crystal meth, is a white, crystalline stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. The drug is highly addictive and is classified as a Schedule II narcotic by the U.S. government. Crystal Meth creates feelings of euphoria,...
Read More
07/07 2016
Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Addiction to drugs and alcohol cause many problems for both the addict and the addict’s family. The famil dynyamic changes and becomes distorted when addiction rules the thoughts and behavior of family members. Saddest of all is the effect of addiction on innocent...
Read More
06/29 2016
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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....
Read More
05/20 2016