Tips to Keep You Reaching for Recovery

Tips to Keep You Reaching for Recovery

In the early days of recovery, most people have an abundance of motivation; it is after they leave the recovery center that motivation can slack off. We have put together tips for you to help you keep reaching for recovery.  4 Tips to stay motivated for long term...
Exploring the Reasons of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Exploring the Reasons of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Substance abuse and addiction are misunderstood. People tend to think the addict has a choice, that if he or she wanted to quit they could. That is not true, substance abuse and addiction rise from one or more factors that cause a person to begin using substances and...
Truth about the Top 9 Dangerous Myths about Heroin

Truth about the Top 9 Dangerous Myths about Heroin

There are still myths about heroin today, even with all the studies and research that has been done on heroin.  Let’s look at the top 9 myths. The myths of heroin Heroin is less risky when smoked instead of snorted. Like all myths this is false. The only thing that is...
Addiction and Relationships the Unhealthy Toll it takes

Addiction and Relationships the Unhealthy Toll it takes

Anyone who has a relationship with someone who is suffering from addiction understands the unhealthy toll it takes on the relationship; even when the addict won’t admit it.  Like all aspects of the addict’s life, the relationships in their life including romantic...
Intervention Tips How to Talk to a Loved One

Intervention Tips How to Talk to a Loved One

If you have a loved one with a substance abuse problem you may have tried already talking to them about getting help. However, they have not done so and you’re afraid of what may happen if they do not. It might be time to stage an intervention.  How an intervention...
Are You Helping Your Loved Ones Addiction

Are You Helping Your Loved Ones Addiction

Are you enabling your loved one’s addiction? Do you cover for them? Give them money? How about excuses?  What is an enabler An enabler or helper is when a family member or friend of an addict supports the addict’s use through behaviors or thoughts. Enabling...