The Dangers of Binge Drinking for Teens

The Dangers of Binge Drinking for Teens

Compulsive Drinking Impacts Teen Health It is not uncommon for teens to underestimate the gravity and impact of binge drinking on their overall health. Studies have suggested that this dangerous pattern of drinking has become more prominent in recent decades than it...
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04/02 2019
Coping With Negative Emotions in Sobriety

Coping With Negative Emotions in Sobriety

How to Deal With Feelings Post-Recovery When you have finally overcome your addiction and reached a level of sobriety, you may be overwhelmed by emotions, both good and bad ones. You may even have flashbacks to your former substance abuse days which...
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04/02 2019
How Your Mental Health Can Affect Substance Abuse

How Your Mental Health Can Affect Substance Abuse

The Importance of A Healthy Mental State Those who have a poor mental state or have a diagnosed mental illness are at a higher risk of abusing substances than those who do not have a mental health issue. Those who struggle with...
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04/01 2019
What Does a Full Continuum of Care Mean?

What Does a Full Continuum of Care Mean?

Many Treatment Facilities Offer All Levels of Care We often see treatment centers that offer either most levels of care or a full spectrum of care options. While this may seem self-explanatory, many individuals do not completely understand what having a full...
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04/01 2019
Turning Relapse Into The Opportunity for Personal Growth

Turning Relapse Into The Opportunity for Personal Growth

Relapse Should Motivate You To Continue Reaching For Long-Lasting Sobriety Relapse is a part of addiction recovery and while not every recovering addict will relapse, a percentage will. If you happen to relapse, you should not get discouraged or unmotivated as addiction...
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03/29 2019
Alcohol Abuse Symptoms: Signs and Warnings

Alcohol Abuse Symptoms: Signs and Warnings

Detecting the Signs of Alcohol Addiction Alcohol is one of the most widely abused substances not only on a national level but on a global scale. This is due to the fact that it is easy to access and it is not...
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03/29 2019
The Negative Side Effects of Smoking Hookah

The Negative Side Effects of Smoking Hookah

A Trend That Has Health Consequences Many people assume that smoking hookah is a ‘healthier’ alternative to smoking cigarettes, cigars, or marijuana. The reality is that smoking Hookah poses a risk for health consequences and can be a gateway to the world...
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03/25 2019
The Most Common Types of Addictions

The Most Common Types of Addictions

The Top-Most Abused Substances With any sort of substance that is addictive in nature and has addictive qualities, an individual who takes these substances has a chance of becoming addicted to them. While many substances do not carry a high risk for...
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03/22 2019
The Dangers of Driving Under The Influence

The Dangers of Driving Under The Influence

Think Twice Before Getting Behind The Wheel Intoxicated All too often individuals get behind the wheel and drive when they are far over the legal limit. Individuals who drink and intend on driving must have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08...
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03/21 2019