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Simone Biles, Mental Health, and Success

Americans seem to be born with the natural ability to dream while we’re awake. We’re bred that way. Driven by the chance […]

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 […]

6 Signs Your Partner Is Abusing Drugs
April 14, 2021

Do you have reason to suspect your partner is abusing drugs? If you’ve never experienced substance abuse firsthand, you might not know […]

Why Women are Underrepresented in Addiction Treatment
April 13, 2021

Over the past year, substance abuse has spiked in the U.S. and globally. This change is due largely to the pandemic and […]

5 Myths About Addiction
April 12, 2021

If you’re battling an addiction to heroin, prescription painkillers, alcohol, or some other substance, it’s crucial to seek treatment right away. Neglecting […]

3 Effective Recovery Tips for People with Social Anxiety
April 9, 2021

Social anxiety is more than shyness—it’s a mental health condition that can seriously affect a person’s ability to interact with others. This […]

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