To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger; but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.

Articles About Sobriety and Overcoming Addiction

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 Pros and Cons to Staying Local or Going Abroad for a Sober Living Home

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.

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.

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.

Stay Motivated For Inpatient Drug Rehab

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 on the individual in treatment. 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.

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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Hi, I'm Jackie!

I am no expert at addiction recovery, but I want to do all I can to help those that struggle. Quotes About Addiction is dedicated to providing inspirational quotes from different people at different times to encourage addicts into recovery.

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