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How to Handle Negative Emotions in Addiction Recovery

  July 26, 2019   No comments

In the initial phases of drug recovery, you can initially feel as if you are on top of the world. For some time, it may feel as if you have

Signs of a High-Functioning Alcoholic

  April 3, 2019   No comments

It’s Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (now Facing Addiction with NCADD). Established in 1987, Alcohol Awareness Month aims to help

Deaths From Alcohol, Suicide and Overdose Reach Record High

  March 13, 2019   No comments

“Despair deaths” from drugs, alcohol or suicide have skyrocketed, reaching new peaks in the U.S., according to a report from Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust. The national

Love, Are You Addicted?

  February 14, 2019   No comments

Love may be in the air, but are you drunk on love? Love as an addiction has been highly debated. Being in love can give feelings of extraordinary bliss like

It’s COA Awareness Week!

  February 13, 2019   No comments

This week is COA Awareness Week, an international and national awareness campaign designed by the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA) to help break the silence and offer hope

Opioid Detox is the Beginning of Recovery

  January 22, 2019   No comments

Opioids are prescribed to relieve pain. Unfortunately, they have addictive powers capable of causing more pain than relief. A recent study found that twelve million people are currently abusing pain

Sufentanil, Fentanyl’s Cousin Approved by FDA

  November 29, 2018   No comments

Fentanyl has been credited with fueling the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States. In the midst of the national health emergency, Fentanyl’s more potent analogue has been authorized for

Opioid Assistance Package Signed by President

  October 26, 2018   No comments

The monumental opioid bill, H.R. 6: Support for Patients and Communities Act was signed by President Donald Trump on October 24th, 2018. The legislation was a package deal of 120

Heroin Detox, is it for you?

  October 18, 2018   No comments

The euphoric effects of heroin only last for so long. Eventually those with substance abuse disorder will face the pain of heroin withdrawal. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can occur as early

Everything You Need to Know About Alcohol Rehab

  September 7, 2018   No comments

Ninety-five percent of people with alcohol abuse disorder do not believe they are an alcoholic let alone need alcohol rehab. Seven hundred thousand people are treated each year for alcohol