Julie in Recovery
September 23, 2021

Setting Priorities in Recovery

When getting sober, it is critical to establish new priorities for living a life of recovery.


Julie in Alcohol Abuse
September 22, 2021

What the Heck Are Wine Wands?

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day.


Karen in Drug Trends
September 21, 2021

Taking a Longer View: The Real Story of Our Overdose Losses

Truly understanding our losses to drug overdoses means taking a longer look at the numbers. That’s where the tragedy becomes crystal clear, along with the necessity to take more immediate action.


Ren in Drug-Related News
September 20, 2021

A Shocking Increase in Cannabis Laced with Other Drugs

Using marijuana by itself presents risks. But when other drugs are added into that marijuana, the substance becomes far, far more dangerous. Sadly, that’s exactly what is occurring in cities all across America.


Karen in Costs of drug abuse
September 19, 2021

Drug Use and Addiction: The Financial Burden to Communities and Individuals

Anyone who has loved an addicted person knows: Addiction comes with enormous costs. Some of these costs are emotional and mental. The addicted person suffers from the overwhelming compulsion to use drugs and the physical sickness and deterioration that accompanies the use of alcohol and drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.


Julie in Recovery
September 18, 2021

Recognizing When It’s Time to Let Go of Harmful Relationships

It is important to remember that it is ultimately up to you to decide who you allow in your life and who you decide to keep away.


Karen in Effects on children
September 17, 2021

Pregnancy, Drugs and Alcohol: Avoiding Drug-Related Birth Defects

When a pregnant woman uses illicit drugs, drinks alcohol or misuses prescription drugs, they immediately increase the risk of birth defects. That’s why it’s vital to help pregnant women and women of child-bearing age find an effective rehab program as soon as possible. We’ll take a look at some of the risks.


Julie in Recovery
September 16, 2021

The Importance of Integrity in Addiction Recovery

There are several reasons why personal integrity must remain a top priority for someone who wants to stay sober.


Julie in Recovery
September 14, 2021

Learning From Past Mistakes & Moving Forward

It is only by genuinely taking responsibility for our mistakes that we can take responsibility for our lives, and once we do that, the opportunities to enjoy life become endless.


Karen in Drug Prevention
September 13, 2021

Why Locking Up Drugs and Alcohol Could Save a Loved One’s Life

To prevent your home from becoming a source of addictive substances for a young person or susceptible family member, it’s important to know all the types of drugs that should be locked away and where someone might be looking for them.