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.

Marijuana: Yes, There Are Medicinal Uses

This has American “compassionate access” programs hopeful about the new medication, which is available as a syrup that is easily taken by children with intractable epilepsy.

Don’t Ask the Internet: 3 Mental Health Myths

Mental health or illness is not as clear and obvious as a cut on the finger. Diagnosis needs to be done by professionals.

Children and Horses: Equine Activities Improve Lives

This is especially important for children going through stress at home, such as divorce, illness or death of a close family member, or a move.

Yoga: Good for Addicts and the Rest of Us

Recent research suggests that yoga acts when used in conjunction with meditation, can have important physiological and psychological effects.

Three Common Misconceptions About Marijuana

Marijuana is neither a cure-all medicine nor a slippery slope to “hard core” drug addiction.

3 Reasons You Can’t Ignore Trauma

When you face difficult times, you have two options: work through the difficulty you’ve encountered or try to avoid it.

Baby Blues: Three Invisible Risks of Giving Birth

While many mothers do experience feelings of euphoria following the birth of a child, it’s not uncommon for some to have trouble recovering from the delivery.

Yes, You Can: Four Ways to Strengthen Your Resilience

Although there are some people whose natural predisposition lends itself to a greater resilience against hardship and trauma, resiliency as a trait is nuanced and to some extent ca

Money Talks: Three Ways Heroin Addiction Hurts the Economy

Ensuring economic prosperity is one of the most important things we can do to secure a bright future for our country.

Four Things You Need to Know about PTSD

Is someone you know a little different in a way you can’t quite put your finger on, or perhaps a lot different in ways you find frightening or dangerous?