Teen/Young Adult

5 Tips for Family and Friends of Opiate Addicts

5 Tips for Family and Friends of Opiate Addicts

[dt_highlight color=”” text_color=”” bg_color=””]Most recent statistics indicate an average of 91 Americans die a day because of an opioid-related drug overdose. The number of deaths has increased greatly over the last two decades.[/dt_highlight] But while drug abuse is potentially deadly to people with opiate addiction, its also crippling to friends and relatives. Mother and father, siblings, kids, and many […]

My child has a drinking problem – what do I do?

My child has a drinking problem – what do I do?

In a survey done by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2014, the attitudes among student in 8, 10 and 12th grade were measured. In the last 20 years, there’s been a steady decrease in the use of illegal drugs among young adults and adolescents. While there was no increase in the use of […]

Essential Professional and Relationship Life Skills While in Drug Rehab

Essential Professional and Relationship Life Skills While in Drug Rehab

Recovery from alcoholism or addiction takes much more than staying abstinent from your preferred substance. Many people use drugs and drink because they have a hard time living properly.  The stressors of daily living can make life difficult, but with addiction, the disease can throw you down a path that shouldn’t need necessary life skills. […]