Want to eat healthy, exercise, quit smoking, cut down on drinking, or stop popping pills? Learn how "Changing to Thrive" can help you identify your current Stage of Change and how you can move forward at your own pace to increase happiness. More here in our book review.
Do you view addiction interventions as opportunities to “gang up” on an addicted loved one? Here is why interventions, if done right, are exactly the opposite of an ambush!
Using Spice or any synthetic cannabis products change the way your brain functions and can cause risky changes to your psyche, mood, and behavior. Check out our infographic on Spice's effects on your brain to learn more.
Marijuana is a drug that is easily abused because of its mind-altering and addictive effects. For more information on marijuana abuse, see here:
This article details a personal struggle with gambling addiction, and outlines the path from recreational gambler to full blown gambling addict. Read here for signs of how life, relationships, and work can be jeopardized by problem gambling.
Are you struggling with depression in addiction recovery? Not satisfied with the results of drug therapy? This interview describes an alternative way to handle depression. Read more on how to cope with thoughts and feelings in addiction recovery here.
Are you in love with an addict? Good news! You can get off the roller coaster anytime you want. More here from someone who knows.
How can parents recognize if their child abuses prescription drugs? A description of the signs that parents can look for in their children…and a section for your questions at the end.
As a synthetic opioid, methadone is used in opiate replacement therapy for addiction. But, it is a highly addictive drug that can lead you to physical or psychological dependence. Read more about methadone abuse here.
There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.
What can Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) do to protect patients’ susceptible to prescription opioid abuse? More here.