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Celebrating Sobriety
Giving sobriety gifts is a common way to honor a friend or family member who has worked hard on their journey to recovery from addiction.…
What are Delirium Tremens?
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the name used to describe the symptoms that ensue when a person who is a heavy drinker tries to cut back…
How Can I Help a Friend with Addiction?
If you have a friend who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you are probably wondering how you can help. It’s difficult to see someone…
What to Expect From an Opiate Detox
There are over 900 opiate-related deaths per week in the United States, on average. Millions of people are addicted to opiates such as heroin or prescription…
Finding Your Identity After Addiction
In the throes of addiction, you are not usually taking the time to consider the abstract idea of identity. You are too caught up in…
7 Rehab Essentials to Prepare for Residential Inpatient Treatment
Overcoming substance abuse isn't easy. But seeking help for your problem is a huge, and courageous, first step. Read more...
What is Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)?
If you or someone you love is dealing with a substance abuse problem, it might feel like your options for getting help are limited. You…
Important Mental and Physical Benefits of Getting Sober
Thinking it's time to quit your drinking habit? Read more...
Life in Recovery Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Feel at Home
Recovery is more than the process of ending substance abuse. It’s the process of rebuilding and healing. Individuals who suffer from addiction need the opportunity…
Does Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse?
Although over 22 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol problem, less than 2.5 million ever get that treatment. There are barriers to getting treatment…
The Most Important Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Drug Rehab
When you're addicted to drugs or alcohol, it can be a negative cycle that's hard to get out of without outside help, like outpatient drug…
The Incredible Benefits of Yoga for Addiction Recovery
According to the Surgeon General, 1-in-7 people in the U.S. will face substance addictions. With almost 21 million Americans dealing with addiction, its a dangerous problem. Thankfully,…
Prevention Is Key: 7 Common Relapse Triggers to Avoid After Rehab
When it comes to addiction recovery, a relapse might seem inevitable. After all, studies show that two-thirds of people who have been in recovery for less than…