Three Critical Steps for Long-Lasting Addiction Recovery

Overcoming addiction is hard, but it’s especially hard if you are trying to do it alone, or you don’t have the right foundation in place to allow you to move forward once you have committed to kick the habit. Lasting drug recovery is possible when you take the proper steps throughout the process to eliminate… Read more »

Telltale Signs of a Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drugs have their role when used properly for medical treatment, but in the last two decades the illegal and improper use of these drugs has skyrocketed, creating a drug epidemic that can devastate your life and even lead to death in serious cases. If you think you might be addicted to prescription medication, or… Read more »

The Connection Between Alcohol Abuse and Depression

We all feel down sometimes, and many people choose to consume alcohol for a variety of reasons—to feel more relaxed, as part of social events, or perhaps to escape reality for a while. Unfortunately when you mix alcohol consumption and depression it can cause problems that lead to addiction. Alcohol is a depressant that might… Read more »

Traveling a Long Road to Sobriety

They say that life is a journey, not a destination, and the same is true of the road to sobriety. While many people like to measure their sobriety in days, weeks, months, or years, there is more you can do to gauge the success of your recovery. When you are at the point in your… Read more »

Gene and Gin: Alcohol’s Bitter Taste Can be Related to Genetics

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that alcohol was responsible for about 3.3 million deaths in 2012, killing about one person every 10 seconds worldwide. For some to whom the taste of alcohol is unappealing this might seem strange, so what exactly makes alcohol a thing some people can’t put down? It probably has to… Read more »