Is investing in heroin addiction treatment worth the expense? Statistics about the cost of heroin use vs. addiction treatment programs in text and graphic form. See more here.
Evidence suggests that exercise is an essential treatment option that aids in addiction recovery. Your workout can releases endorphins in the body, curbs the negative withdrawal effects, and make you feel better. More, here.
Meth belongs to the group of drugs called stimulants and is not a narcotic. Read more about the addictive potential of meth and it's placement under the Controlled Substances Act, here.
Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.
Using heroin is like playing Russian roulette with your life. Can dosing be controlled? We explore here.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of physical addiction to Ritalin in yourself or in someone close to you. How can physical Ritalin addiction be treated? More, here.
Expressive writing has been used over the past 30 years to improve physical and mental health. How can writing be applied to addiction treatment? A review of a book that can teach you how to use expressive writing to overcome addiction here.
The U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and Health has found that about 8.6 million citizens aged 12+ have admitted to using crack. But, what does the typical person using crack cocaine look like? This infographic is based on trusted governmental statistics and can answer your questions. Check it out!
Spending the Holidays in a family with alcohol or drug problems can bring on stress, depression or melancholy. But does it have to be so? Learn how you can create a holiday season that allows you the happiness you deserve, here.
In How I Became My Father...A Drunk, Bill Brochert tells his transgenerational family story of alcoholism. More on why this book is a page-turner (and we recommend it for your recovery library) like few others. Our thoughts here.
A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.