Substance Abuse and Depression

Substance abuse and depression often go hand in hand. Someone that is struggling with depression may self-medicate with substance abuse in times when they cannot, or do not get the proper care. [...]

Aftercare: The Key to a long lasting sobriety

Getting treatment for addiction is a life-long process. You have to complete the detoxification stage, and then implement the plan that will keep you free from using the addictive substances all [...]

Meditation: How It’s Beneficial for Your Recovery

The earliest stages of recovery from addiction are filled with changes in just about every aspect of life. It’s not unusual to feel the need to recover from addiction treatment, not just [...]

An Intervention: Signs To Look For And Considerations

In recovery, an intervention is a deliberately engineered process by which close family and friends, and an addiction specialist or therapist, confront a person about their drug co-dependence. It [...]

The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

Synthetic drugs have increased in popularity among teens and college students. They come from foreign countries and contain chemicals and substances that have not been tested. Often they are sold [...]