Articles on Sobriety & Addiction

Inpatient Drug Rehab Is A Reason To Stay Motivated

One of the toughest parts of inpatient drug rehab besides battling the addiction is finding and keeping the motivation to keep pushing forward. Recovery can be exhausting. Like many things in life, it can be tough to find motivation. Once you find the drive, the tough task at hand can become more realistic. Everyone is different in regards to what motivates them. Take a look at these tips to see if you can find some motivation.

4 Tips for Dealing with Your Partner’s Borderline Personality Disorder

They become disproportionately sad, angry, or frustrated depending on the circumstances....

Is Drug Addiction a Disease? Find Out What the US Surgeon General Thinks…

We know "The War on Drugs" isn't working and we need a new approach. A new report from the US Surgeon General’s office urging the government and health bodies to recognize substance abuse as a mental health issue, not a criminal one, might just be the answer.
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The Pros and Cons To Staying Local Or Going Abroad For A Sober Living...

If you’re ready to enter a sober living home, perhaps you’re wondering whether to stay in your local area or whether to go out of state or even abroad. Of course, there are many types of sober living homes to choose from, depending upon your needs and financial condition. You can go to a facility that provides the bare minimum, making cost of treatment less expensive. Or you might want the luxuries of participating in a more expensive sober living home.

6 Things To Do If Your Loved One Is Struggling With Addiction

No one imagines having to deal with a loved one who is struggling with addiction. But the reality is that millions of people suffer from the disease, and it can happen to anyone. Many of today’s drug addictions start at the home medicine cabinet, not on the streets. We are now seeing hardcore substances like heroin pop up in affluent suburbs and impacting families that would seem most out of reach from addiction.

The Fentanyl Factor in the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid addiction crisis gripping the nation has been bad enough but now drug officials and first responders increasingly see cases of heroin mixed with the powerful analgesic fentanyl.
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Diving Deep Into The First Step Towards Addiction Recovery

"We learned that we had to fully concede to our innermost selves that we were alcoholic." In the book Alcoholics Anonymous, it states that this is the first step in our recovery. How I learned to concede was a long and tedious process of repeated attempts to regain some form of control and direction in my daily life, while enduring continued failures, and repeated disappointments to myself and those around me.
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Video Claims Drugs May Not Be True Source Of Addiction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8AHODc6phg It's not your chemicals, it's your cage that's causing you to abuse drugs claims the above video. This video talks about a couple peculiar studies...
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Macklemore’s Dark DRUG DEALER Video Reveals Hellish Reality Of Drug Addiction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYN14UfO-Uc Raw visual gives stunning glimpse into the dark, emotional and physical tolls of withdrawal and recovery Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s “Drug Dealer” video is hard...

The Importance of Finding Yourself in Recovery

When most people hear the word sobriety, they think of someone who abstains from alcohol and drugs. However, being sober also means that they are living in recovery from substances.

How To Tell If Medically Supervised Detox Is Needed When Quitting Alcohol

Chronic alcoholism is serious business and can actually kill a person who attempts to quit cold turkey without medical supervised detox.