Home / Blog?page=5

It Will Get Better

Treatment is hard.  It isn’t always pretty.  Facing your demons and the painful experiences in your life that led you to your addiction will not be easy. But it will get better.
  • October 01, 2018

Fentanyl: It May Be Just as Bad as Heroin

Amid a revolutionary opioid crisis, fentanyl seems to have begun to rival heroin as a culprit in overdose deaths, being such a potent and deadly drug.
  • September 24, 2018

10 Things Parents Should Know When Dealing With An Addict Child

No parent ever dreams that that experimentation will turn into drug and/or alcohol addictions. Unfortunately, it can, and it often does.
  • September 17, 2018

Dos and Don'ts of Convincing a Loved One to Go to Rehab

Here are a few dos and don’ts that will help you navigate a conversation about going to rehab with your alcohol- or drug-addicted loved one.
  • September 10, 2018

The Opioid Crisis Hits Home. Mine.

There's no "magic conversation" that can keep adult children out of harm’s way or turn their lives around. There's no bright, clear line between supportive and enabling.
  • September 05, 2018

6 Tips to Help You Cope with Your Adult Child’s Addiction

While parents play a huge role in a child’s life, parents don’t have full control—children make plenty of life decisions on their own.
  • August 27, 2018

Life After Rehab: What to Expect

Once out of rehab, you won’t have as much emotional and physical support, though you will still need to work toward maintaining your sobriety.  
  • August 20, 2018

Heroin: Why It’s So Addictive and How You Can Help a Heroin Addict

If you or someone you know has been using heroin, you may be interested in how you can help him or her overcome the addiction.
  • August 06, 2018

Drug Detox and Withdrawals: 7 Things You Must Know

Many people do not realize it; however, before you can enter into a drug rehabilitation program, you need to go through a drug detoxification process. Why you may ask?
  • June 20, 2018

What Is Medical Detox?

When a person is taking drugs or alcohol into their body, there are both physical and mental adaptations that the body makes.
  • June 18, 2018