The use of illegal drugs is associated with the widespread death of thousands of individuals in the United States. However, apart from illegal drugs, alcohol and prescription drugs also kill over 100,000 people each year. Although every medication, including painkillers, […]Read More
Having a family that supports you during your tough moments is crucial in recovery. These people give you emotional support, try to make you happier, help you get through a bad day, and fight the addiction together with you.
In AA and NA, one of the most valuable traditions is sponsorship. This notion of addicts helping addicts is what makes the aid fellowship so effective. It’s recommended that every member in AA/NA get a sponsor that will walk them […]Read More
Becoming aware of an addiction and enrolling into a treatment program can be a difficult first step towards obtaining long-term recovery. Many individuals feel scared making this step due to a fear of the unknown. That is why, the more […]Read More
Even though final stage alcoholism is deadly, there is still hope for those willing to quit drinking. The consequences of alcoholism fall not only on the alcoholic but on the entire family. One needs patience, self-love, kindness, dedication, and a […]Read More
The National Institute on Drug Abuse, states that abuse of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco costs the U. S. approximately $700 billion annually. New addictions are appearing such as sex addiction, gambling addiction, and Internet addiction, and facilities are filled to […]Read More
Getting sober is hard but rebuilding your life after addiction and learning how to navigate that new life is an ever harder task. Everything might seem overwhelming when for so long, your life revolved around drugs or alcohol. Stepping back […]Read More
Any addict is well acquainted with cravings: those strong yearnings to go back to substance abuse. Even when you’re aware that such behavior is taking a serious toll on your mind and body, you still find it difficult to resist […]Read More
This is Part Two of Our Series on 10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking Alcohol.
4. Create a Recovery Plan Together
If you have successfully made the person see the effect of drinking on their life, and they accepted […]
This is Part One of our series on 10 Ways to Get Your Loved One to Stop Drinking Alcohol.
Getting a loved one to stop drinking alcohol is not easy. People that abuse alcohol, get emotionally attached to it. And your negative […]