December 22, 2020

Celebrating the Winter Holidays Safely in Recovery

Navigating holidays like Christmas depends upon keeping your stress in check. You don’t want to find yourself in situations that make you want to drink or use. 2020 has been an all-around stressful year; many of you have had to contend with unwanted feelings and emotions. Hopefully, you have...

December 9, 2020

Alcohol Use Disorder Affects the Brain

Alcohol is a caustic substance that can wreak havoc on the mind and body. Beer, spirits, and wine are the most commonly used and abused addictive substances. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 95,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually. The mind-altering substance is the third...

November 19, 2020

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act

More and more Americans favor legalizing marijuana, a drug that is illegal on the Federal level. Tens of millions of adults consider cannabis use safe, as evidenced by the number of states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use.  Earlier this month, more states passed cannabis initiatives, including conservative...

November 11, 2020

Suicide and Substance Use Disorders Among Veterans

Veterans Day is a time to acknowledge the service of the brave men and women who served in our country and overseas. We cannot thank such individuals enough for their bravery. During Veterans Day 2020, we would also like to draw your attention to some startling statistics.  Hopefully, you are...

November 3, 2020

A Restful Addiction Recovery

In early addiction recovery, men and women learn that it's necessary to replace old, unhealthy behaviors with new, beneficial ones. This will look different for each individual, of course, but some things are relatively consistent.  Once you are on the more comfortable end of your detox, specific actions are required...

October 27, 2020

Prescription Painkillers to Opioid Addiction

Prescription opioids are not to be taken lightly. Drugs like OxyContin, Percocet, and Vicodin are prescribed at unbelievably high rates, even amid an opioid addiction epidemic. While such drugs can alleviate pain, they are highly addictive and can dramatically alter the course of one's life.  Last week, we shared the...

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