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Cocaine: Not the Good, Only the Bad and the Ugly

Cocaine: Not the Good, Only the Bad and the Ugly

Cocaine users often discuss their perception that cocaine has a good side. For example, cocaine creates a powerful ...
The Subtle Mechanisms That Addicts Use to Avoid Treatment

The Subtle Mechanisms That Addicts Use to Avoid Treatment

Many addicts adopt a tongue-in-cheek attitude that “rehab is for quitters” and avoid all treatment for their ...
Why Do Addicts Lie?

Why Do Addicts Lie?

For many addicts, lying becomes as much a part of their lifestyle as their use and abuse of addictive substances. ...
How Marijuana Affects Your Brain and Body

How Marijuana Affects Your Brain and Body

As marijuana becomes more accepted in modern United States society and culture, a regular marijuana might be ...
How Percocet Addiction Can Sneak Up On You

How Percocet Addiction Can Sneak Up On You

Percocet is a prescription painkiller that combines acetaminophen (the active pain reliever in Tylenol) and ...
The Long-Term Damage of Alcohol Abuse

The Long-Term Damage of Alcohol Abuse

The immediate effects of alcohol abuse are obvious. A heavy drinker can injure himself and others while he is ...
Looking Forward, Not Backward

Looking Forward, Not Backward

The past can sometimes be a house of horrors if you’ve been through a particularly traumatic battle with ...
Support Groups Fill a Vital Role in Recovery

Support Groups Fill a Vital Role in Recovery

Addiction recovery is a process that incorporates many different modes of treatment, counseling, and training. ...
The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery

It’s so easy to point fingers and lay blame when we’re hurting, especially when the source of that pain centers ...
Getting Back Up After a Relapse

Getting Back Up After a Relapse

It takes a lot of effort and willpower to seek treatment for drug addiction or alcohol problems. The challenge of ...
There Will be Bad Days

There Will be Bad Days

Coming out of treatment and heading into what will be the rest of your (sober) life is an exhilarating and ...
How to Avoid Drugs at Music Concerts

How to Avoid Drugs at Music Concerts

Drugs and music concerts have gone hand-in-hand for decades.  Whether we’re talking about the infamous LSD-infused ...
Cocaine: Not the Good, Only the Bad and the Ugly

Cocaine: Not the Good, Only the Bad and the Ugly

Cocaine users often discuss their perception that cocaine has a good side. For example, cocaine creates a powerful ...
The Subtle Mechanisms That Addicts Use to Avoid Treatment

The Subtle Mechanisms That Addicts Use to Avoid Treatment

Many addicts adopt a tongue-in-cheek attitude that “rehab is for quitters” and avoid all treatment for their ...
Why Do Addicts Lie?

Why Do Addicts Lie?

For many addicts, lying becomes as much a part of their lifestyle as their use and abuse of addictive substances. ...
How Marijuana Affects Your Brain and Body

How Marijuana Affects Your Brain and Body

As marijuana becomes more accepted in modern United States society and culture, a regular marijuana might be ...
How Percocet Addiction Can Sneak Up On You

How Percocet Addiction Can Sneak Up On You

Percocet is a prescription painkiller that combines acetaminophen (the active pain reliever in Tylenol) and ...
The Long-Term Damage of Alcohol Abuse

The Long-Term Damage of Alcohol Abuse

The immediate effects of alcohol abuse are obvious. A heavy drinker can injure himself and others while he is ...
Looking Forward, Not Backward

Looking Forward, Not Backward

The past can sometimes be a house of horrors if you’ve been through a particularly traumatic battle with ...
Support Groups Fill a Vital Role in Recovery

Support Groups Fill a Vital Role in Recovery

Addiction recovery is a process that incorporates many different modes of treatment, counseling, and training. ...
The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery

It’s so easy to point fingers and lay blame when we’re hurting, especially when the source of that pain centers ...
Getting Back Up After a Relapse

Getting Back Up After a Relapse

It takes a lot of effort and willpower to seek treatment for drug addiction or alcohol problems. The challenge of ...
There Will be Bad Days

There Will be Bad Days

Coming out of treatment and heading into what will be the rest of your (sober) life is an exhilarating and ...
How to Avoid Drugs at Music Concerts

How to Avoid Drugs at Music Concerts

Drugs and music concerts have gone hand-in-hand for decades.  Whether we’re talking about the infamous LSD-infused ...