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June 28, 2017
true self in recovery

5 Signs You’re Becoming Your True Self Through Recovery

A new happiness, a new freedom, comprehending the word ‘serenity’ and more. The promises of recovery are real and they’re coming true for you as you become your true self.   You Don’t Have Time […]
June 27, 2017
talking about addiction

4 Things To Say When You Don’t Feel Like You Can Say Anything

Communication is hard for everyone, not just addicts and alcoholics in recovery. Like all human beings, we have a need to be heard, acknowledged, and understood. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in situations where it would […]
June 26, 2017
opioid overdose deaths

How Severe Is The Opioid Epidemic? One Story From Ohio Says It All

Thousands of people have died at the hands of opioid drugs, from prescription opioid painkillers, to heroin, to synthetic opioid drugs like brand name Fentanyl. Some areas of the country have quickly progressed to taking […]
June 23, 2017
addiction healthcare

How The New Healthcare Reform Will Leave Addicts In The Dust

Obamacare was a revolutionary reform initiative for addicts, alcoholics, and anyone in need of treatment for mental health issues. Under numerous laws and acts in addition to Obamacare itself, people struggling with mental health issues […]
June 22, 2017
treating alcoholism

Here’s What’s Next For Tackling Alcoholism In America, According To The New 5 Year Plan By The NIAAA

Alcoholism is an ongoing problem in the United States. As the national awareness regarding mental health and addiction grows, it is important to continue keeping a focus on the other leading substance use disorder: alcohol […]
June 21, 2017
synthetic marijuana law

Synthetic Marijuana is Still a Thing We Need to Talk About

It seems as though unless a drug is making national headlines regularly, as are opioids in regards to the opioid epidemic, they aren’t considered seriously. Right now, America is facing another drug crisis nobody seems […]
June 20, 2017
drugs decriminalized

Would It Make a Difference if Drugs Were Decriminalized?

Portugal certainly seems to think that decriminalizing drugs can make a difference. Each year, in countries all over the world, drug addiction claims thousands of lives, has a significant economic impact, and causes social problems. […]
June 19, 2017
drug addiction is not cool

This is Why You Thought Drug Addiction Was Cool and Why Recovery is Cooler

Unsurprisingly, in the growing age of neuroscience, “cool” is a thing that happens in the brain. As we have learned that the brain can’t get enough of anything associated with pleasure, it should be of […]
June 16, 2017
alcohol treatment

Is Alcoholism The Same For Men And Women?

When Alcoholics Anonymous was formed, it didn’t include women. Largely, the authors later admitted, the book was written by men for men. A subtle chapter dedicated to the wives of alcoholics lent instruction and support […]