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Veterans, Mental Health, and Combating the Stigma

It takes courage to serve one’s country. And it takes courage to be willing to sacrifice one’s life in the name of […]

Am I Enabling my Child’s Addiction?
April 28, 2021

All parents want the best for their children. Sometimes, these good intentions can lead to a parenting enabling their child’s addiction. Suspecting […]

Black Underrepresentation in Addiction Treatment
April 27, 2021

The year 2020 was dominated by a few narratives. Although Covid-19 was rightfully on the forefront of many of our minds, a […]

Recovery Spotlight Elton John
April 26, 2021

Elton John is one of the most popular and influential musical artists of all time. He’s sold more than 300 million records […]

Drink Up or Not? Alcohol Before and After the COVID Vaccine
April 23, 2021

A restaurant in Tampa, Florida, is offering a promotion for those who get the COVID vaccine. Present official proof you received the […]

COVID Vaccines and Drug Abuse
April 22, 2021

Just like COVID itself has been polarized, so too are the vaccines to prevent the spread of the dangerous airborne virus. But […]

LGBTQ Underrepresentation in Addiction Treatment
April 21, 2021

As the U.S. becomes more diverse and socially inclusive, treatment providers and addiction services tend to be a step behind. In other […]

Is Alcohol an Essential Purchase During the Pandemic?
April 21, 2021

When it came to booze, Americans were fortunate that supply could keep up with an unrelenting demand when lockdowns were imposed. Which […]

The Pros and Cons of Ketamine as Medicine
April 20, 2021

The story of ketamine starts almost 60 years ago. That’s when an American research scientist, intent on coming up with a new […]

The Power of Positive Thinking
April 19, 2021

Positivity can serve as a powerful tool in addiction recovery. In addition to surrounding yourself with sober people and building a solid […]

Who Benefits from Halfway and Sober Housing?
April 16, 2021

For those who’ve completed treatment, the challenge of sober living looms. Should you return home? Is your old house a healthy, sober […]

Demi Lovato Talks About Her Cocaine Addiction
April 16, 2021

Demi Lovato is one of the many celebrities that struggle with cocaine addiction. Oftentimes, these individuals go to rehab centers for treatment. […]

5 Ways to Avoid Relapse Triggers
April 15, 2021

Relapse can be part of the process of someone striving for long-term sobriety. Relapse is a return to using a drug that […]

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