The First Signs of Drug Addiction

The First Signs of Drug Addiction

Identify the Earliest Signs of Drug Addiction Identifying the first signs of drug addiction is not always easy to do, and many friends and family members miss the early warning signs. As a result, drug addiction and drug abuse are often not...
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06/30 2021
3 Trauma Therapies Used in Addiction Treatment

3 Trauma Therapies Used in Addiction Treatment

Trauma Therapies That Treat PTSD and Addiction For those who struggle with trauma as a result of PTSD and a drug or alcohol addiction, there are a number of trauma-based therapy models that can help. One of the most common factors of...
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06/21 2021
10 Steps to Help You Plan an Effective Intervention

10 Steps to Help You Plan an Effective Intervention

Tips for Staging an Intervention Watching a friend or loved one struggle with drug addiction or fall into the depths of alcoholism is challenging, but the only thing you want to do is help. You want to get your friend or family...
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03/25 2021
How to Help an Addict

How to Help an Addict

Helping a Loved One With Addiction If someone in your life struggles with substance abuse, it’s natural to be concerned and want to help. However, it’s not always easy to know precisely how to help an addict without first obtaining some basic...
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03/18 2021
What Happens When You Overdose?

What Happens When You Overdose?

Symptoms and Effects of a Drug Overdose If you have been struggling with drug addiction or another form of substance use disorder, recognizing the early warning signs of a looming overdose could save your life. And if you have been living with...
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03/17 2021
“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

Understanding the Dangers of “Lean” and Other Forms of Codeine  Lean is one of the street names for a legal and highly addictive cocktail that’s made from codeine cough syrup.  The name Lean comes from the sedative effects of the drug which...
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03/16 2021
10 Quotes from Celebrities Who Have Beaten Addiction

10 Quotes from Celebrities Who Have Beaten Addiction

Celebrities and Addiction Recovery: Using Their Platform to Educate and Inspire When you’re struggling with addiction and substance abuse, it’s easy to feel alone. You might think no one can truly understand what you’re going through, and worry you will never make...
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12/02 2020