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Unfortunately, many families have suffered from the negative effects of substance dependence. Parents, children, spouses, siblings other family members, and friends of addicts have all dealt with the way addiction affects their loved ones. But, in most cases, individuals have...

After you go through treatment for addiction, you will find that new challenges will arise. There will be obstacles that you didn’t know you would have to face. You’ll struggle with things in a new way. It will be very...

If you’ve been suffering from the effects of trauma, you have most likely encountered many challenges throughout your life. Trauma is defined as a disturbing occurrence or experience. Psychological trauma causes distress to the individual who is suffering from its...

Drugs and alcohol have caused many problems in the lives of individuals all over the world. Many people have suffered at the hands of addiction. And many families have been torn apart because of this issue. Countless individuals have encountered...

Sadly, alcoholism is a commonly seen issue today. Many individuals have recognized this problem in their own lives or in the lives of loved ones. However, there are also many situations in which people don’t actually realize they have a...

Sadly, our world is full of things that have the potential to tear families completely apart. Financial burdens, domestic violence, divorce, various disagreements, as well as general stress all have the ability to cause problems within a family. In fact,...

It’s a new year! Maybe last year was full of disappointments. Maybe you hit a few brick walls. Or maybe you felt lost sometimes. There may have been moments when you felt as though you would never be able to...

The media has painted a picture of a heroin addict. Usually, they are homeless, jobless, without family and friends – huddled in a dark alley with a needle in their arm. They exist on the brink of life and death,...

With the mass legalization of medical marijuana and the beginning of legal recreational marijuana in a few areas of the country, the stigma of marijuana is changing. Most of the American population does not oppose legalizing the drug. This may...

For most people in society, the word “methamphetamine” conjures images of illegal cooking labs in the desert, psychosis-fueled violence, and fear-based anti-drug ads featuring the “faces of meth.” Adderall use, by contrast, is most often associated with prescription medication for...