5 Ways Gender Plays a Role in Addiction and Treatment

5 Ways Gender Plays a Role in Addiction and Treatment

How does gender play a role in addiction and treatment? Men and women have several biological differences, and those differences do play a role in addiction and treatment. The role gender plays in addiction and treatment Studies have shown that there are...
10 Hobbies That Will Relieve Your Anxiety & Stress

10 Hobbies That Will Relieve Your Anxiety & Stress

Stress and anxiety can cause issues for healthy people; for recovering addicts, they can cause a  relapse. If you are under stress and anxiety, you might be surprised to learn that a hobby can relieve both from your daily life. Find a hobby If you had a hobby...
Your Communication Skills are Important in Recovery

Your Communication Skills are Important in Recovery

Your communication skills are essential in recovery. The problem is many of us have lost or never learned how to communicate without using messaging or social media correctly. The problem with social media is that it does not show what you hear in the spoken word as...
Do Pain Medications Pose a Danger to Athletes?

Do Pain Medications Pose a Danger to Athletes?

From high school athletes to professional athletes, sports can lead to pain medication, which poses a danger of addiction. Pain medications are not the only danger to athletes; however, there are also enhancement drugs such as steroids.  High school and college...
You Need to Read These Books during Addiction Recovery

You Need to Read These Books during Addiction Recovery

If you are heading to rehab for addiction or just come out of a recovery center, you need to find things to do that will uplift you and keep you from becoming bored. As humans, our feelings tend to lead us to bad choices; boredom, emotional, anxiety, stress, and more...
The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Addiction Recovery

If you have never heard of cognitive behavioral therapy or you do not know what it is, we are going to give you an overview of what it is, what the benefits are, and how it is used in alcohol and substance abuse recovery.  What is cognitive behavioral therapy...