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 […]
The most difficult thing after recovering from a drug addiction is living with the fear of relapse. Having control over your life is ready hard enough without the burden of addiction. Unfortunately, it might get even harder as the years pass. […]Read More
Although many people associate steroid abuse with fierce athletes, the truth is anabolic steroids are also a serious problem in high schools and colleges around the country. This is due to the fact that they can induce puberty and encourage […]Read More
If you search for the term “behavioral health” online, you’ll find several articles that explain the difference between behavioral and mental health. In the past, these two terms were used interchangeably. However, over the last few years, people started to […]Read More
An addiction can destroy families as much as it can destroy the individual. The causes of substance abuse are varied and complex and family issues can contribute to and perpetuate the addiction. Addiction is often called a “family disease” since […]Read More
With a substantial increase of depression in youths, the U.S. is facing an alarming situation with co-occurring mental health issues and substance use disorders among teens and adults.
According to NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse), more than half of people who […]