Reasons to Reconsider Using Opioid Prescription Medications

Your healing process will have its own ups and downs that only you will know how to handle, and deciding on a treatment plan that will get you up and running again.

Three Things You Should Know About Congress’ Opioid Bill

Congress may be ready for a vacation over their upcoming seven-week recess, but their work is far from done.

5 Signs of Abuse in Relationships That Aren’t Physical

Domestic violence is often thought of in its physical forms, but emotional and psychological abuse are just as devastating.

Four Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe From Drugs

You’ve probably thought about how drug use impacts your own health or that of family members, but have you considered how it affects your pets?

3 Ways to Approach Addiction Treatment That Change Outcomes

Most people simply go to the addiction treatment center that is closest to their home. Do not fall into that trap.

Three Reasons to Reconsider Medication Assisted Treatment

A new life in recovery is about making decisions free from any substances. Your loved one has an opportunity to live drug-free. Take it.

Punch Drunk: Six Factors That Influence Your Buzz

Knowing why you drink and how best to do so responsibly will help you ensure your drinking is always under your control.

Four Ways to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Whether you’re looking for a personal solution to opioid abuse or to improve the health and welfare of our nation, there are groups working to fight and reverse the opioid overdose

7 Ways to Improve Your Life in Long-Term Addiction Recovery

Five years of recovery from addiction is a wonderful milestone, but it’s also just the beginning.

Alcohol Abuse Remains a Leading Cause of Death

Alcohol abuse continues to be a serious problem in the United States. Let’s be sure that all those who need help for substance abuse get it.

Four Under-Reported Facts about the Opioid Epidemic

Beyond ringing the alarm, many news outlets are less eager to dive into the nitty-gritty details that make opioids’ hold on our nation so strong.

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life

When you think of people practicing meditation, you might think of millennials in a yoga studio or aging flower children in a field near their commune.

What to Look for in an Addiction Treatment Center

I very often get letters from frustrated, frightened parents of grown children who are addicts.

More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels

Labels provide consumers with need-to-know information about the product they are about to consume.

3 Challenges Obesity and Drug Addiction Share

Accepting people who want help for who they are without conditions is the first step toward building a community we can all enjoy together.

3 Ways Parenting Can Improve Your Addiction Recovery

Even when you think you’re at your worst, as a parent in recovery, you’re still modeling for your child what it takes to be a responsible adult trying to build the best future.

3 Ways Drug Possession Decriminalization Fights Addiction

Decriminalizing drug possession & providing greater funding for evidence-based treatment in every part of the nation would improve our communities, making them healthier and safer.

Be Here Now: Five Reasons to Practice Mindfulness

Mental illness can distort your perspective of the world around you as well as how you see yourself.

Three Health Conditions We Need to Talk About

Talk with them about it; a small thing like checking in on someone to see how they are can mean the world to a person dealing with a stigmatized disorder.

Four Reasons You Should Pay More Attention to Alcohol Abuse

Here are four reasons you should pay more attention to alcohol abuse among the people in your life.

Seven Things to Expect When You Go to Rehab

Addiction treatment centers vary, but if you are going someplace that is quality, there are a few things that you should be prepared for when you get there.

3 Reasons Why Psychotherapy by Apps Might Be the Future

Mobile apps reach far beyond millennials, hipsters, and emojis.

Respond as if the Addict is Your Beloved Mother

It is a myth that addicts must find some kind of bottom before they seek treatment. In my experience, an addict’s “bottom” is very often somewhere past dead.

How to Maintain Hope for the Addict in Your Life

Addiction treatment works, but you have to do the work of finding the highest quality care you can that appropriately meets the addict’s specific needs.

What Parents Need to Know about Underage Drinking

As a parent, your actions have to match your words. It is relatively easy to be a positive role model.

How to Protect Yourself from Fentanyl Overdose

Overdose happens fast and death is irreversible.

Three Ways Officials Are Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

We’ve made a list of the three biggest ways our representatives are trying to fight this national health crisis and halt the staggering body count attributable to opioid abuse.

Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: 3 of the Newest CDC Guidelines

Anyone tuned into substance abuse issues in the United States knows there’s been a growing epidemic of opioid-based prescription medication abuse.

Four Reasons to Get Sober This Easter

Easter is the perfect opportunity to begin your journey in recovery. Here are four reasons you shouldn’t wait any longer to stop abusing drugs or alcohol and start embracing a life

Om More: 3 Signs You Need to Start Meditating

Meditation is not just for the spiritually inclined; regularly engaging in mindfulness meditation practices will lead to noticeable results in the way you live your everyday life.

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