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What Are the Long Term Effects of Heroin Abuse?

Heroin is a powerful opioid drug derived from morphine. It typically comes in the form of a white or brown powder, though it can also come in the form of a thick tar [...]

How to Tell If Your Parent is Abusing Alcohol

Alcohol abuse doesn’t just affect the person who is struggling with the disorder, but it deeply affects the entire family as a whole. There are few things as difficult as watching someone you [...]

Relapse Prevention – Dealing With Highly Triggered Areas: Concerts

One of the biggest concerns that newly sober addicts of every age face is whether or not they’ll be able to have real, authentic fun in addiction recovery. This concern is especially common [...]

How to Tell Your Parents You Are in Addiction Recovery

If you struggled with active addiction and still lived with your parents, the chances are that they knew. It’s very difficult to hide the symptoms of addiction from anyone you spend a good [...]

How To Stay Sober and Committed to Your Recovery

The commitment to sobriety is one of the biggest commitments that you will ever make - and really, it is a commitment to self. To self-betterment, to pushing forward despite adversity, to making [...]

The Alcoholism Test – How to Test Yourself or a Loved One for Alcoholism

8 Signs that You or a Loved One is an Alcoholic Everybody drinks, right? For young adults, drinking to excess seems almost like a rite of passage. You’re expected to get [...]

The Difference Between Rehab and Detox

Drug addiction affects over 23.5 million Americans and under 12% of those addicted actually get treatment. Although drugs and alcohol all have different mechanisms of action, all addictions have the same root behaviors as [...]

Addiction Treatment Can Help Save Your Marriage

It can be devastating when you’ve shared your life with your marriage partner but addiction comes between you. Trust issues seem to instantly arise, with both parties facing distress as the relationship begins to [...]