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Where Teens Hide Drugs

by Josh, May 30, 2017

  There are high schools all over the country littered with drug and alcohol use. In fact, more than 46,000 teens in either 8th, 10th, or 12th grades used drugs within the past year. This is according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens. Also, 40 percent of … Continue reading

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Technology, Recovery, and You.

by Leslie, May 17, 2017

It’s an understatement to say that technology is central to our everyday lives. It’s safe to say that most of us live through our technology; we post status updates, send messages, share pictures, and stay connected with the people we care about. It’s become so important to us, that to … Continue reading

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A Single Touch Can Kill: Fentanyl and The Opioid Epidemic

by Leslie, May 16, 2017

If you haven’t encountered fentanyl in the news, it’s likely only a matter of time before you do. Fentanyl is a type of opioid painkiller, but that title is misleading. The drug is over 100 times more powerful than morphine, and since 2000 has been a major factor in the … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against Stigma

by Leslie, May 15, 2017

We’ve seen the glances. We’ve heard the whispers. We’ve been having a perfectly good day, until we hear the word “addict” uttered under a hushed breath. The stigma against addiction is real, and if you’ve gone through addiction, you’ve experienced it. It’s unfortunately an extremely common stigma, attributed to misunderstandings … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Someone With Depression

by Leslie, May 12, 2017

Talking about personal issues with family or friends isn’t always easy. It’s a lot harder when it’s something serious, like addiction or depression. Depression is a tough fight, and one that necessitates all the help you can give. If someone you love is struggling with depression, there are some do’s … Continue reading

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The 3 Reasons to Choose a Faith-Based Rehab Center

by Leslie, May 11, 2017

For many of us, our faith is an important part of who we are. It guides us, and helps us handle both the good and bad in our lives. It’s actually because of this that faith and spirituality have been proven to be extremely beneficial when integrated into treatment. There … Continue reading

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My Strange Addiction and What Constitutes an Addiction

by Leslie, May 10, 2017

In 2010, TLC’s My Strange Addiction aired for the first time on national television. Over the course of it’s now five-season run, it’s depicted everything from compulsive chalk eaters and gasoline drinkers to thumb suckers and exercise addicts. But are these really addictions, or something else? Can we really become … Continue reading

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LSD, Schizophrenia, and Brian Wilson

by Leslie, May 9, 2017

Whether you know Brian Wilson by name or not, you certainly know his music. Wilson was the genius behind the Beach Boys, one of the single most important successful acts in the history of popular music. Wilson gained fame by elevating pop music into high art, with complex, layered productions … Continue reading

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What the Penn State Fraternity Death Shows Us About Alcohol Culture

by Leslie, May 8, 2017

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you’re sure to have heard about the violent and tragic death of a Pennsylvania State student and the court case unfolding as we speak. A 19-year-old student, being hazed into a fraternity, was forced to consume a prolific amount of alcohol in … Continue reading

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Methadone: Friend or Foe?

by Leslie, May 5, 2017

In the fight against opioids, we need all the help we can get. As the opioid epidemic worsens and daily overdose deaths skyrocket, it’s important to look at every option for treating opioid addiction. We’ve seen some new miracle drugs, and older more controversial drugs making an impact in the … Continue reading

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