How Did Prop 36 In California Help?

2020-01-17T14:15:14-08:00January 20th, 2020|

In the state of California, you might get your drug-related criminal charges dismissed if you complete a drug treatment program as approved by a court. Proposition 36 is one drug diversion in California, which allows your charges to be dropped

Is There Treatment for Elderly Alcoholism?

2020-01-17T14:33:41-08:00January 17th, 2020|

In 2014, $225 billion of alcohol sales sold out in the U.S. The drinking group who made these sales possible comprises of the youngsters below 18 years old, and between 10 and 15 percent seniors in the county. Many people raise

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Codependency Recovery: Does It Work?

2020-01-22T14:23:28-08:00January 9th, 2020|

Across the United States, an estimated 40 million people exhibit codependent behavior. Most of the people in this group are women, who are at a higher risk of entering a pattern of codependency. However, this condition does not discriminate. Anyone

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Why Boundaries in Recovery are So Important

2020-01-01T17:09:37-08:00January 1st, 2020|

It’s a new year, which means many people are making New Year’s resolutions, refining their goals, and hoping for the best. All of these things are great to give attention to! But what about the personal boundaries we need to

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Why Do Addicts Relapse? Know the Triggers

2019-12-31T09:35:05-08:00December 19th, 2019|

Between 40 and 60 percent of addicts relapse while in recovery from drug addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This means that, for every two people who seek drug addiction treatment or abstain from substance abuse for

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Advice for Quitting Nicotine in Addiction Recovery

2019-12-31T10:27:19-08:00December 2nd, 2019|

Smoking and consuming nicotine is one of the most harmful health practices. It causes various difficulties like higher blood pressure, heart problems, reduced food cravings, and other side effects. We all know smoking poses threat to diseases like lung cancer,

Reasons to Stay Thankful for Sobriety During the Holidays

2019-12-31T10:37:18-08:00November 25th, 2019|

Holidays are a time for gratitude, self-reflection, and sharing time with loved ones. But the holidays can also be tough. There always seems to be some sort of family drama, everyone seems stressed out with gift shopping and attending events

What Are the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs?

2019-12-31T10:42:56-08:00November 11th, 2019|

Prescription drug abuse is a massive problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is currently going through a prescription drug abuse epidemic. In 2017 alone, there were more than

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The Effects of Domestic Violence and Alcohol

2019-12-31T10:48:56-08:00November 7th, 2019|

Abuse, domestic violence and alcohol have been closely linked for quite some time.  Unfortunately, more than 20 men and women are physically abused every minute in the United States. That’s more than 10 million people each year. Not only does

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Know the Signs of Opioid Overdose and What to Do

2019-12-31T11:05:15-08:00November 6th, 2019|

Opioid overdoses can be deadly. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are over 42,000 opioid overdoses each year, and more than 40% are from prescription opioids. That’s a considerable number. Why are there so many?

5 Must-Listen Podcasts for Addiction Recovery

2019-12-31T11:10:00-08:00October 25th, 2019|

Who loves an irresistible podcast? Today is for you! We're sharing some of the most helpful, inspiring, and interesting podcasts about all things recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Podcasts for addiction recovery don’t have to all sound alike. There’s

How to Drink Less in College to Avoid Alcoholism

2019-12-31T11:14:35-08:00October 21st, 2019|

It seems like every weekend (and thirsty Thursday), your college friends are bellying up to the bar and knocking drinks back until they can’t tell the difference between a priest and a pogo stick.  You don’t want to miss out

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