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.
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.
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.
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 BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!
Should doctors who neglect due diligence be held responsible for prescription opioid addiction? We explore here.
A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.
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.
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.
As a mother in recovery from addiction, I wonder if I am “teaching” my child behaviors and ways of thinking that will make it easier for her to fall into the trappings of addiction. Here is a very real example of a situation we faced with my daughter’s medication. I am so looking forward to connecting with other parents in recovery and hopefully, we can all work it out together!
Step-by-step instructions for how to draw up a drug free contract for the home for use with teenagers and children.