Editorial Staff in News
August 17, 2023

Addiction Treatment in the United States Rates Flatline While Overdoses Rise

According to preliminary data from CDC researchers, fatal overdoses were slightly higher in 2022 than in 2021, suggesting overdoses did not decline post-pandemic, as many public health experts thought they would. Meanwhile, treatment rates across the U.S.


Julie in Family Addiction
December 16, 2021

Ways to Address a Loved One Avoiding Getting Help For Their Addiction

Facing an addiction can be a daunting idea and because of this many people will come up with reasons to keep out of going to treatment. While this may make the prospect of getting a loved one into rehab more challenging, but there are solutions to just about every excuse that is given.


Julie in Family Addiction
October 28, 2021

Ways to Support a Loved One Deciding to Get Sober

If you have a loved one who is beginning to consider the idea of getting sober, here are some practical things that you can do to help.


Julie in Family Addiction
May 6, 2021

My Loved One Overdosed... Now What?!

What are some practical steps a family can take when their loved one overdoses? Continue reading to find out.


Ren in Drug overdoses
September 26, 2019

Not Every Overdose Is Fatal, What Happens When the Addict Survives?

Our country is more familiar with drug overdoses than we perhaps ever have been. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70,237 people died in the U.S. from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s the highest that number has ever been in our country.


Ren in Alcohol
July 5, 2019

The Unpredictability of Alcohol Consumption

When we think of addiction, our thoughts often go to illegal drugs, and narcotics that are bought and sold on the streets and back alleys of inner cities and bad neighborhoods. However, one of the most addictive drugs in the world is entirely legal, very easy to get, and almost universally accepted. We are speaking, of course, of alcohol.