How to Detox From Alcohol: 5 Tips to Help You Succeed

There are almost 100,000 deaths every year because of excessive alcohol use.  It’s not usually compared to class A drugs, but alcohol can be just as addictive and just as dangerous. Over 15 million Americans struggle with alcohol abuse, making it a common problem. But, you can recover from it. There are …

Quitting Opiates: What to Expect in an Opiate Withdrawal When Detoxing

The United States has a big problem with opioid addiction. It’s estimated that over 10 million Americans misused these drugs in 2018, with the most commonly misused drugs by far being prescription medications. When going through the stages of opiate addiction, whether from heroin or Vicodin, it’s easy to not feel …

Understanding the High Functioning Alcoholic: 5 Signs That Might Surprise You

When most people think of an alcoholic, they imagine a homeless man, hanging out in front of a liquor store with a brown paper bag wrapped around a bottle of alcohol. He may be begging for money to get his next bottle. Maybe they imagine a woman who has lost her job, her family and …

How to Help a Recovering Addict Stay Sober After Treatment

Substance addiction, whether it’s drug-, chemical- or alcohol-related, can have devastating consequences on an individual and their family and friends. If your loved one has gone through the important step of acceptance, sought help and has begun their recovery, then they’re on track to leading a healthy, happy life once …