The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Perfect Sober Life
Choosing a clean and sober life rather than one clouded by drugs or alcohol is not a simple decision nor is it easy for the addict to achieve and sustain. Most often, whatever problems or situations made a person escape into drugs or alcohol initially
How to Recognize the Signs of Drug Addiction
Recognizing drug addiction isn’t always easy, especially if a loved one is adept at hiding their condition. While physical signs like tremors, confusion or reduced motor skills can be easy to spot, such behaviors don’t always clearly suggest drug abuse or drug addiction. What families
How to Understand Addiction: Some Helpful Addiction Resources
If your loved one is suffering from the disease of addiction, finding the addiction resources and help that you need can feel overwhelming. Friends and family, in particular, are apt to be confused and to feel fear for their loved one. Addiction can be difficult
Your spouse, best friend or sibling has just completed a successful drug or alcohol addiction recovery program for addiction. What can you do to help them maintain a sober life? It is vitally important to understand that being “clean and sober” does not equal being
Alcohol is legal. Drinking alcohol is legal. But the word legal doesn’t mean that it’s safe or healthy. In honor of Recovery Month, we thought it would be a good idea to explore why something that is so ingrained in our culture is actually just
SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, defines recovery as “a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential.” Today, when individuals with substance use disorders seek help, they are
“This is your brain,” the voice of Emmy Award-Winning actress, Allison Janney, says as a hand shows you an egg. You look down at a hot skillet, hearing her say “this is drugs.” The egg drops and hits the surface, hissing and bubbling as it
Simone Biles Overcomes Life in Shadow of Addiction
Olympic athlete Simone Biles has been called the best gymnast in the world after her continuously stellar performances. She’s a four-time US champion and a three-time world champion who’s won a record breaking 14 world championship medals. 10 of those medals are gold. Simone is