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Say No to Negative Thoughts

  May 3, 2017   No comments

“I’m never going to finish rehab.” “No one will ever love me again.” “I’m never going to have a career again.” Inaccurate, exaggerated thoughts (deemed as “cognitive distortions” in the

Managing Stress for a Better Recovery

  March 23, 2017   No comments

From managing finances to avoiding triggers, stress is an inevitable part of life and recovery. And if you have a substance use disorder, your brain may even be more hypersensitivity to

Quit Smoking for the Sake of Your Recovery

  March 9, 2017   No comments

Looking for yet another reason to stop smoking? This may just be the best one yet (besides the fact that it can save your life, that is): Giving up cigarettes

Reduce the Risk of Relapse Dreams

  July 22, 2016   No comments

Have you ever had a dream that made you wake up in a panic? These lucid drug dreams can be scary. Almost everyone who is sober experiences a relapse dream.

NY plus K2 equals Zombies

  July 15, 2016   No comments

Brooklyn, NY streets looked like a scene from an episode of The Walking Dead, people passing out, twitching in the middle of streets, walking around in a zombie state of

Sobriety During the Holiday Season

  November 25, 2015   No comments

The holidays are upon us. It is a time to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends. And although these celebrations can be wonderful, sometimes sobriety is tested. There

Recovering Alcoholics Who Smoke are More Likely to Relapse

  October 2, 2015   No comments

Alcoholics in recovery are more likely to relapse after three years if they smoke, according to a new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Researchers from

Gov. Christies’ War on Drugs

  July 3, 2014   No comments

Gov. Christie recently visited a drug treatment center and said there is simply no more important issue to me in my heart than combating drug addiction and abuse. The issue

Actor’s Son Battles Drug Addiction

  July 2, 2014   No comments

Robert Downey Jr’s son, Indio Downey was arrested on Sunday on drug possession charges. In a statement released by Downey’s representative, he said that there is a lot of family

Fight Against Addiction

  June 30, 2014   No comments

Gary Mendell, retired Chief Executive of HEI Hotels & Resorts is speaking out about addiction. The proud father of his son, Brian, whom he calls his best friend struggled for