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5 Reasons Addicts Struggle During Early Recovery

5 Reasons Addicts Struggle During Early Recovery

Do you know someone who is newly sober? They’re likely working their way through the back end of the five stages of recovery at the moment. Despite all that they’ve accomplished so far, their journey towards recovery is still far from over. In fact, you could argue that a person who just started to settle into sobriety […]

Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal: What to Expect and How to Cope

Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal: What to Expect and How to Cope

There are nearly 1 million Americans who are using heroin each year. Additionally, there are numerous more addicts who do not report their use of drugs. Due to the degree of the heroin problem that is damaging communities in the United States as well as other countries, there’s a great chance that you already know someone […]

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Each year, more than 15 million American citizens are abusing prescription drugs. Often addiction and substance abuse are perceived as hard street, illicit drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Yet, realistically, prescription drugs get abused much more than illicit substances. And millions of people in the U.S. are now dealing with addiction to a medication […]

9 Serious Signs of Marijuana Addiction That You Need to Be Aware of

9 Serious Signs of Marijuana Addiction That You Need to Be Aware of

Approximately 52% of American adults have reported smoking marijuana at least one time. That adds up to nearly 162 million people in the U.S. There are many reasons why marijuana has become such a popular substance such as availability, positive publicity, perceived safety and much more. Due to all of the great things marijuana has going in its favor, […]