We’ve been dealing with the opioid crisis to one extent or another since the 1990s. Given the legislative and social initiatives that have been implemented, what’s the status of the opioid epidemic in 2022? Let’s take a look…
Recovery Dharma: How Buddhism Fits Into Recovery
There have been many types of faith and religion applied to addiction treatment programs, including Buddhism. So how does Buddhism fit into addiction treatment? Let’s take a closer look at Recovery Dharma.
The Importance of Staying Busy in Recovery
People in recovery need time for reflection and introspection, but it’s equally important to keep your mind focused, especially when a lack of focus is what makes the difference between sobriety and relapse.
The Best Careers for Recovering Addicts
Job stability is one of the most essential ingredients to a successful recovery. But are there careers for which people in recovery might be especially well suited?
Understanding the Three Stages of Relapse
We tend to see relapse as something that happens suddenly. However, a relapse is actually a process that unfolds in three separate stages, each distinct with its own warning signs and implications.
How Long Does It Take to Get Sober?
If you’ve ever wondered how long it takes to get sober, then we’ve got the information you’re looking for… but it may not be the answer you were hoping to get.
Being Uncomfortable is Good for You, Research Shows
Many of us encounter stressful and uncomfortable situations regularly. Although our impulse is to avoid stress, new research seems to indicate that being uncomfortable is actually good for us.
What are the Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment?
Gender-specific treatment is when a drug rehab creates a program specifically for men or women (or other gender identities). Are there benefits to choosing gender-specific programs? Let’s find out…
Nicotine Addiction, Explained
There are many substances that are addictive, but many forget that tobacco products exist alongside alcohol and heroin. With nicotine still a problem globally, here’s everything you should know about nicotine addiction.
Alcohol Detox: What You Should Expect
Before starting treatment, it’s necessary to enroll in an alcohol detox program. But what should you expect from alcohol detoxification? Here’s everything you need to know…