• The Relationship Between Income and Drugs
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020

    The Relationship Between Income and Drugs

    The problem of drug addiction in America is a serious and ongoing crisis. According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million people over the...
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  • Why Are Opiates so Addictive?
    Monday, February 10th, 2020

    Why Are Opiates so Addictive?

    Abuse, addiction and overdoses related to opiate drugs have become an epidemic in the United States. More and more people become addicted to opioids every day, even as the...
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  • Loving an Addict: How to Help Them and Yourself
    Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

    Loving an Addict: How to Help Them and Yourself

    Use of alcohol and drugs can threaten a person’s health, finances, relationships and career, in addition to their life. About 23 million Americans are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse right now,...
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  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

    What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

    A co-occuring disorder is what it sounds like: a disorder that’s present at the same time as another disorder. In this context, it refers to a mental illness is...
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  • Sunday, February 10th, 2019

    How Much Does Rehab Cost?

    Determining how much rehab costs for a drug or alcohol addiction depends on the services the person seeking treatment needs. Some may choose to avoid getting help because they...
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  • Thursday, April 28th, 2016

    What Are Your Triggers?

    So, this came in the mail today: I am not a pill addict, nor have I ever been. However, this marketing campaign from a local pharmacy was a trigger...
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  • Friday, October 11th, 2013

    Progress Not Perfection

    Sometimes I just want to be perfect. Everyday has to be just amazing to be worth anything. Right? Who can relate? I have a tendency to compare things to...
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