maintaining sobriety article

Maintaining Sobriety: Ways to Stay Sober After Detox

Most addicts will tell you that breaking free from addiction is not a one-step process: it is a daily decision and often requires incredible vigilance for a long period of

Top 10 Most Abused Drugs

Top 10 Most Abused Drugs

Drugs, both legal and illicit come in a variety of shapes and forms. Some are socially acceptable, whereas others are shrouded in stigma. Some are deadly while others are considered harmless,

Presidential Candidates Stances

How The 2016 Election Can Affect Addiction Treatment

The election year is upon us, and hopeful candidates are touring the country and making media appearances, laying out their plans for office, and selling their proposed policies. There are

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

5 Questions To Ask Before Deciding On Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

If you are caught in the grips of addiction to drugs or alcohol, you just want relief. You want freedom from the daily chaos and devastation that the disease of

Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Why Is Intensive Outpatient Treatment Suggested?

There are two main types of addiction treatment: Inpatient and outpatient. The major difference is simple. Inpatient, or residential treatment means that you live at the treatment center for the

Wine Alcoholic - Featured Image

I Only Drink Wine – I Can’t be an Alcoholic

I only drink wine. I am not an alcoholic. I can stop at any time. These are the rationalizations that I told myself even when my life was falling apart…

Schizophrenia Linked to Drug Abuse

Is Schizophrenia Linked to Drug Abuse?

  In the world right now, there are 51 million people who have schizophrenia. This is a mental condition that’s characterized by faulty perceptions, inappropriate actions and feelings, and withdrawal

higher power in recovery and addiction

Higher Power: Addiction and Recovery

Higher Power: Addiction Treatment & Recovery By Cody McNabb Coming into recovery we have developed multiple views on a Higher Power. If you are religious, and have a good relationship