Substituting One Addiction For Another

Substituting One Addiction For Another

The Dangers of Replacing Addictions When an individual struggles with the disease of addiction, they require treatment in order to overcome and manage it. Without the proper coping mechanisms in place, they may turn to another addiction in order to replace the...
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01/16 2020
The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

Learning how to Overcome Your Past Those who struggle with addiction, all struggle for different reasons, whether it was due to a family history of addiction or once being prescribed very addictive prescription pills and looking for the next best thing. In...
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10/09 2019
Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Woes  While the holidays are intended to be enjoyable and happy occasions, they can also bring about feelings of anxiety and stress, especially for those who struggle with a mental health disorder. If you are recovering from drug...
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09/19 2019
The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

Caring for Your Mental Health is of Utmost Importance Many individuals underestimate how much the state of their mental health affects everything else in their lives, from relationships to addiction. If your mental health is suffering then you will not be in...
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09/12 2019
The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

Staying Connected to Friends and Family Aids Mental Health and Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction can be tough, especially if you were a long-term user. While recovery is always a work in progress, there are certain things that you can...
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09/03 2019
Underlying Mental Health Disorders

Underlying Mental Health Disorders

Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Co-Occurring Disorders When it comes to locating the foundation of an individual’s addiction, it can often be difficult to pinpoint. The reality is that close to half of those who struggle with drug or alcohol addiction...
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08/08 2019
Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Knowing Whether a Loved one is Struggling With Alcohol Abuse Across the United States, alcohol is one of the top-most abused substances due to its ease of accessibility and the mere fact that it is legal. Unfortunately, too many individuals fall victim...
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07/30 2019
What Does Medical Detox Involve?

What Does Medical Detox Involve?

The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification When an individual is severely addicted to drugs or alcohol, they will require a period of medically assisted detox in order to safely and effectively manage their withdrawal symptoms. This is the first step in the...
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07/09 2019
The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Correlation Between These Two Vices A huge problem facing many large cities across the U.S. is illicit and prescription drug abuse. Add guns into the mix and it is a true recipe for disaster. When an individual is under the influence...
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07/02 2019
Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Addiction and Substance Abuse Vary by Locality Recent studies have discovered a shocking difference in drug and alcohol abuse between those who reside in rural areas when compared to those living in urban areas. Substance abuse can affect anybody, regardless of age,...
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06/27 2019