10 Things to Avoid When Trying to Commit Someone To Rehab

In most cases of addiction, the substance use problem affects more than just one person. Usually, the addicted individual and his or her loved ones are all impacted by the effects of substance abuse. Alcoholism and drug abuse often change the way a person behaves, feels, and thinks. As a result, family dynamics and relationships Read More

How to Support Your Loved One After Rehab

There are many phases in recovery, but returning from a substance abuse treatment program will likely be one of the most difficult steps for people in recovery. They’re still unsure of themselves and about what the future will hold. Returning to familiar environments may also be triggering as it reminds them of their addiction. It’s likely that Read More

7 Emotional Addictions that Often Precede Chemical Addictions

One in seven people in the United States will suffer from some type of drug addiction in their lives. There are many circumstances that can lead to addiction, but none are more powerful than human emotions. If you are stuck in a pattern of emotional addiction, this can often lead to chemical addiction. There is an Read More

Recovering from Codependent Relationships

Close to twenty million Americans battle addiction each year but many are winning the war. Nearly 10% of American adults are in recovery from addiction and most will tell you it was the best decision of their life. While most of those changes are welcome and positive in their lives as they gain control over their Read More

10 Alarming (MDMA) Ecstasy Facts

The name of it may sound appealing, but the potential risks are the exact opposite.  Ecstasy, a drug that is more formally known as methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA, is readily available at parties and music festivals. Those are the same social gatherings your kids go to. You’re probably not going to stop them from going to parties, but educating Read More