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5 Ways to Get Started on Recovery from Addiction

If you are recovering from addiction and have successfully attended and completed a drug or alcohol rehab program, it’s a big accomplishment. While you are in rehab, all the tools you need to stay clean and sober are provided to you.  There are also prevention and...

Teen Drug Use Statistics

Monitoring teen drug use statistics is important in determining the trend drug use among teens is headed. Alcohol and other drug use is a major problem that can lead to addiction, violence, STDs, and death. DrugWarFacts.org states: “In 2013, about half (48.6 percent)...

Why Teens Use Drugs

As a parent, when you notice subtle changes in your teen’s behavior, a thought that might cross your mind is the possibility of drug use. Many times, these changes are typical of adolescents, as they grow older and go through puberty. However, if they are due to drug...

The Challenges of Overcoming Addiction

Addiction can be overwhelming and devastating. In fact, according to the Harvard Health Medical School, over 100,000 deaths annually are caused by addiction and alcohol dependence.  The good news, however, is there are many different treatment programs that are very...

Where Can You Get Help for Drug Addiction

Fortunately today there are many places to go for help for drug addiction. One of the most easily available and most affordable being various recovery-based programs and groups including Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, SMART Recovery and Life Ring. These...

Stages of Addiction Recovery Part 3

At this next addiction-recovery stage, you are well on your way towards huge shifts in your personal, emotional and spiritual life. This next stage moves into connecting with a greater vision and purpose that gives your life intrinsic meaning. You start to move...