California Sober

The Problem With the Term “California Sober”

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California Sober is Not Sobriety At All Singer Demi Lovato has recently caused quite a stir. In her new documentary called “Dancing with the Devil,” Lovato claims to now be “California sober.” She states that this approach in recovery…
alcohol and covid

Rates of Alcohol Abuse Rising During COVID-19

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People are drinking to relieve boredom and stress during the pandemic. It wasn’t shocking at all when news reports emerged last April that alcohol sales had tripled since the lockdowns started. People were afraid of this unknown, unseen…
Skin Abscess from Injecting Heroin

The Dangers of Skin Abscess from Injecting Heroin

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Heroin use has risen in great numbers as opiate abuse exploded in recent years. The intense high that people using synthetic opioids enjoyed has driven people to seek out a cheaper option. This is why heroin use has been on the increase of late. Drug…
quitting alcohol

Quitting Alcohol Before It Becomes a Problem

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Pay Attention to Your Gut If You Think You Have a Drinking Problem How easy it is to be in a state of denial. Your instincts tell you that you are drinking too much, but your brain refuses to accept it. Instead, you continue drinking more…
heroin eyes

Eyes of a Heroin Addict

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Know the Signs of Heroin Addiction The eyes tell the story. Just by looking at someone’s eyes you can spot the signs of opiate use. Of all the telltale signs, the eyes reveal the most. The eyes of a heroin addict are quite unique. Someone…
dual diagnosis treatment

5 Things You Need to Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

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Many people who suffer from addiction also suffer from different kinds of mental health disorders. Based on research, over half of the total population of individuals with addiction has a diagnosable mental health concern. In most cases,…
na meetings

N.A. Meetings and Residential Treatment

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Attempting to battle drug addiction without treatment and support is like marching up the down escalator. Eventually you will tire of your futile efforts and be carried back down into the addiction. Without professional help and social support…
Ritalin Withdrawal

Relieving Ritalin Withdrawal

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Ritalin is a prescription medication used to treat people diagnosed with ADHD or narcolepsy. While it can be highly effective in helping individuals manage the symptoms of these disorders, the drug also has a high potential for abuse. Ritalin,…
where do i get help for alcohol abuse

Where Do I Get Help for Alcohol Abuse

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Problem drinking can creep up slowly. In fact, what might have started off as a timely intervention for managing stress, say with a cocktail after work, can surprise you when you suddenly realize that your single cocktail has slowly multiplied…