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How To Organize An Intervention

It can be extremely challenging and painful trying to have a relationship with someone struggling with addiction or substance abuse, especially if you have made numerous attempts to help them. An intervention may feel like the last resort, and it’s a good option for many family members, friends, and loved ones. However, knowing how to […]


Understanding Alcohol Addiction

A common misconception is alcohol addiction is simple to overcome. For those who don’t suffer from the disease, understanding alcohol addiction is not so easy. Many believe it to be a cop-out or a character flaw. However, the realities of alcohol use disorder (AUD) are life-threatening and can be next to impossible to treat without […]


Why Do I Drink So Much Alcohol?

Walk through your nearest town, turn on the T.V., or just take a peek in your fridge — chances are you’ll come across a bottle or can of something alcoholic. Alcohol consumption is embedded in our everyday culture. But, as we all know, it’s not without its problems. Excessive alcohol consumption is responsible for more […]


Alcohol Is Ruining My Relationship

To many people, alcohol is a fantastic socializing drink that can reduce your anxieties and let you have fun. But when does the after-work drink become a desperate escape? Is alcohol ruining my relationship? It is a difficult question to face. If you’re experiencing personal relationship issues and believe it to be a direct result […]

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Is My Child An Addict?

Drug addiction is a major concern for many American families. The current opioid epidemic is sweeping the nation, costing thousands of lives and increasing costs of health care for treatment of drug abuse and overdose. While these trends are a major concern, nothing is more concerning than drug addiction signs in children. Just remember, when […]


Online Alcohol Treatment

Struggling with alcohol addiction is a reality for many Americans. Alcohol Use Disorder(AUD) affects many families and has caused countless preventable deaths each year. According to the 2019 National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 18.1 million adults (ages 18 and older) and 414,000 adolescents (ages 12–17) are battling with AUD. Yet only about […]


Dangers of Self Medication

While hardships and stress are a normal part of life, it’s still tough to live through. We’re not born knowing how to deal with emotional issues, mental health conditions, trauma, or stress. It’s through our individual experiences that we learn, slowly, what works and what doesn’t. For many Americans, our growing concern is how to […]


How To Find the Right Rehab Center

Drug and alcohol abuse and addiction are among the most prevalent problems in today’s modern society. Not only can the disease of addiction wreak havoc on an individual’s wellbeing, but it can also drastically impact families who are involved in the daily life of a user. Some of the most common signs of addiction include […]


Anonymous Drug Counseling

In the United States, millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol use. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), in 2015 approximately 20.8 million people met the diagnostic criteria for a substance use disorder (SUD), and an estimated 1 in 12 Americans were in need of substance abuse treatment. Factors like cost, lack […]


Fear of Going to Rehab

In the United States, roughly 19.4 million American adults who are addicted to drugs or alcohol don’t believe they need help for it, despite information that proves alcohol and drugs can carry lethal or other negative consequences. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), around 96% of people who are actively […]