Wednesday November 26th 2014

preventing addiction

Warning signs of relapse

Unlike other diseases, relapse doesn’t just happen – it is a process. We reviewing the warning signs of relapse and what you can to do prevent it here.


Early recovery tips: 6 lessons for early recovery

What are some of the fundamental lessons you must learn to ensure you have a strong recovery? Addictions therapist and author Beth Burgess shares here.


Apps for addiction recovery

Do app users, as a group, have an advantage in terms of maintaining sobriety. Yes! We review here and invite your feedback on using apps for addiction recovery here.


After a drug or alcohol slip up

Don’t wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.

How do you prevent relapse?

You can prevent relapse by dealing with setbacks and discussing issues when they arise. Here, licensed clinical social worker and addictions counselor, Kenneth Pecoraro, discusses the more subtle mistakes that pop up in recovery… and how you can prevent a full blown relapse in the process.

BREAK OUT: Prisons and drug offenders (INFOGRAPHIC)

Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!


Who’s responsible for prescription drug addiction?

Should doctors who neglect due diligence be held responsible for prescription opioid addiction? We explore here.


Talking to kids about drug addiction

A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.


Drug contracts for kids and teens

Can we have contracts with our own teens when it comes to drug use? you bet. More on how to create a drug contract here.

Crack cocaine addiction documentary

Looking for an excellent crack cocaine addiction documentary? Check out Hitting Rock Bottom, a dramatized TV-style film series about addiction. More about documentaries about addiction here.

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