5 Factors that Increase Women’s Risk of Addiction

Statistically speaking, men are more negatively affected by substance use. According to statistics compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation, about twice as many men as women die from overdoses each year, (Sex and Gender Differences in Substance Abuse). Men make up more of the emergency room visits and men use a lot more drugs in […]

6 Ways to Keep Depression From Coming Back

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems in the US. According to a national survey of more than 36,000 people, about one in five Americans will experience an episode of major depression at some point in their lives. In addition, there is a high correlation between depression and substance use disorders. One […]

When Mom Doesn’t Know Best

When we think of a stereotypical addict, the last image that comes to mind is a mom. Mom always knows best. She is there for us no matter what and is our caregiver throughout our lives.  But moms can struggle with addiction just like the rest of us. The difference is when mom is running […]