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Famous Athletes Who Have Used Drugs

November 12th, 2019

Do you or a loved one have an addiction to drugs and think that you are alone? You will be surprised by the many famous athletes who have also used drugs.

Are Interventions for Addicts a Good Idea?

November 4th, 2019

If you are currently dealing with an addicted friend or family member, you may be feeling as if you’ve been backed into a corner. How can you possibly help?

Achieving Your Full Potential in Recovery

October 30th, 2019

Achieving your full potential in recovery simply consists of continuing to grow and learn ways to put your skills to use in everyday life situations.

Dealing with Alcoholics in the Family

October 23rd, 2019

Once your loved has become addicted to alcohol, their brain chemistry will change to the point that they’re as shocked as you are by the choices they are making.

5 Myths About Getting Sober

October 21st, 2019

There is a lot of hearsay about recovery and addiction, but if you educate yourself a little, you'll see that there are a bunch of myths, and getting sober can bring you a better way of life.

When Addicted Loved Ones Ask for Money

October 18th, 2019

Addiction is a disease of manipulation - those suffering will go to great lengths in order to get what they want, including asking for money to fuel their addiction.

How Addiction Can Destroy a Marriage

October 16th, 2019

Because addicts continue to use despite consequences, they usually lose their jobs, financial stability, health, and relationships.

How Negative Emotions Can Lead to Relapse

October 14th, 2019

There are many reasons why we choose to use drugs or alcohol. Everyone has their own personal reason, but they all come from some sort of emotional, psychological or physical cause.

Drug Overdoses in Pittsburgh, PA

October 9th, 2019

Pittsburgh has been especially hit hard by the opioid addiction epidemic in the area. Interstate drug trafficking is a big problem that accounts for many of the drug overdoses in the city.

Should I Go to NA or AA Meetings?

October 4th, 2019

When an addict has the desire and willingness to get sober for the first time, they probably wonder which twelve-step program is better, Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous?

How Seasonal Affective Disorder Encourages Drug Abuse

October 2nd, 2019

Seasonal affective disorder is more common than you may think. Experiencing this type of depression is dangerous as it can cause or worsen addiction if you're already facing this problem.

Overcoming the Fear of Addiction Treatment

September 18th, 2019

The fears that addicts have about going to treatment include fear of withdrawal symptoms, loss of friends or relationships, fear of change, fear of rejection, fear of how to handle life without the use of substances.

What is HALT: Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired

September 11th, 2019

The acronym HALT helps recovering addicts remember to take care of themselves. When people are drunk or high, the last thing they pay attention to is whether or not they are eating, sleeping, feeling angry, or lonely.

Brad Pitt Opens Up About His Alcoholism

September 9th, 2019

Brad Pitt has opened up about his continued personal struggles with alcoholism, as well as his time spent in Alcoholics Anonymous.

How Long Does a Drug Rehab Program Last?

September 6th, 2019

People interested in getting addiction help at a drug rehab center are often concerned about the average length of addiction treatment. If you want to know how long does a drug rehab program last, check out our article.

Drug Treatment for Addicted Parents

September 2nd, 2019

If your parent or family member has an addiction to alcohol or drugs, it is critical that they receive help for their disease to prevent further damage to the familyloved ones, and themselves.

Does Smoking Marijuana Lead to Harder Drugs?

August 30th, 2019

Marijuana is also known as the gateway drug. For adolescents and adults, once a person tries marijuana, they are likely to try harder and even more dangerous drugs.

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