Is It Just Me? Exploring the Causes of Addiction

Addiction is a disease that doesn’t care about someone’s age, job, ethnicity, location, sex, or creed. There are no groups of individuals unaffected by addiction. It’s something that affects people all around the world. And, while the government can attempt to change laws and regulations, it’s a disease that’s not letting up as time passes. Every year, more and more [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explaining the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids

With the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation and being labeled a “national emergency” by our commander in chief, everyone should be aware of what is going on. Thankfully, many are starting to ask the questions they need to learn enough about this subject to spread awareness themselves. One of the most commonly asked questions is, “What is the difference between [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognizing Addiction: Symptoms of Heroin Abuse

When family and loved ones are aware of the symptoms of heroin abuse, they can offer much-needed help through treatment. So, it’s important if you think that a family member or loved one may be addicted to heroin to be able to recognize these symptoms. Otherwise, they may not be offered the help they need to rid heroin addiction from [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Life After Rehab: Gaining Employment

Throughout active addiction and an inpatient stay at an addiction rehabilitation facility, you may not have held employment. While some employers are negotiable when it comes to taking time for recovery from addiction, others may not be. So, gaining employment may be your number one goal for life after rehab. It’s normal to worry about finding a job in recovery. [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reasons Why Individuals Struggle in the Days of Early Recovery

Addiction recovery is most definitely easy, but it’s overwhelmingly worth it. The challenge of staying sober after living in active addiction for so long is undoubtedly what worries any recovering individual. But, fortunately, throughout treatment and sober living programs, recovering individuals can prepare for the challenges that early recovery can face. That way, when challenges do arise in the days [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Inspiration from Celebrities in Recovery

During your recovery journey, there may be some moments where you aren’t so motivated. And, that’s okay. You’re not always going to feel your best. But, you can’t let a few low moments rob you of the massive joy that recovery can bring to your life. So, when you are feeling less-than-motivated, find some inspiration! A great way to get [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments