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.


Ren in Drugs and Crime
December 14, 2019

Human Trafficking and Drug Abuse

The terms “human trafficking” and “drug abuse” are terms that invoke senses of anguish, and despair. Human trafficking and drug abuse are terrible occurrences, and both occur in the U.S. and the world.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Rehabilitation
August 15, 2018

What to do When Someone You Love Needs Drug Rehab

When someone you love needs help for a substance abuse habit that has spiraled out of control, you must find an effective rehab center. When talking to drug rehab centers, ask them about their approach to recovery and if long-term sobriety is an expected goal.


The Difficulties in Finding Substance Abuse Treatment

The latest estimates hold that there are roughly 20 million people across the United States whose drinking or drug use is serious enough that they meet the criteria for having a substance abuse disorder. Of these, around 1 in 10, or 2 million people, make it into treatment for their addiction in a given year.