drug addiction

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 […]
November 21, 2016
Clean Eating Isn’t Always Clean Fun

Clean Eating Isn’t Always Clean Fun

Men are a growing population in the eating disorder focus. For decades, men have been a small population of what is a largely female focused industry. However, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, and disordered thinking also […]
November 1, 2016
13 Ways You’re Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

13 Ways Your Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

  Your Idea Of Comfort Is Going To Shift. Few things are as uncomfortable as the experience of early recovery. By agreeing to go to treatment and get help for getting sober, you’ve already stepped […]
October 16, 2016
Time, Time, Time Is On Your Side (When You Manage It Right)

Time, Time, Time Is On Your Side (When You Manage It Right)

As the last few weeks of treatment winds down we can find ourselves itching to get out of the structured system and into a little more self-oriented freedom. Once we get into that freedom, however, […]
October 8, 2016
Is Your Addiction Getting In The Way Of Your Life?

Is Your Addiction Getting In The Way Of Your Life?

Maybe you aren’t ready to call it your addiction yet. You have a sneaking suspicious feeling that the way you drink alcohol and consume illicit drugs is becoming problematic. When you look at your priorities, […]
September 19, 2016
Prince Put the Spotlight on Accidental Overdose

Prince Put the Spotlight on Accidental Overdose

When news spread that singer and musician Prince had died of an opioid overdose, the conversation burst open about opioid addiction. Prince overdosed on Fentanyl,a drug that is up to 100 times more potent than […]
September 7, 2016
Florida Loves Flakka

Florida Loves Flakka

Another day in Florida, another report of a zombie like attack featuring a young person on synthetic drugs. Though it has not been reported to be the official cause of the attack, a recent incident […]
August 11, 2016
addiction transference

Understanding Addiction Transference

In addiction treatment there’s rarely a “one-trick” pony. The terms “dual-diagnosis” and “co-occurring disorders” have become synonymous with recovery marketing. Commonly, dual-diagnosis refers to the presence of addiction and/or alcoholism along with another diagnosable mental […]