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Codependency and addiction

Understanding Codependency and its Role in Addiction

Codependency is a type of dysfunctional, one-sided relationship. In a codependent relationship, one person relies on another to have their mental, physical, and emotional needs met. It is very common Read More…

Cameron Dallas talks Alcohol and Sex Addiction

Cameron Dallas Shares His Addiction Story

Actor and internet personality Cameron Dallas recently opened up about his struggle with addiction and his commitment to long-term recovery and sobriety. Initially famous for his Youtube and Vine videos, Read More…

North Carolina Addiction and Substance Abuse Rates

Addiction and Substance Abuse Rates in North Carolina

Like many other US states, North Carolina is battling growing substance abuse and addiction rates. A study released in 2017 placed North Carolina in the 20th spot in their list Read More…

Benzodiazepine Abuse and Addiction

What is Benzodiazepine Abuse and Addiction?

Benzodiazepines are a family of medications often referred to as tranquilizers. Well known names include Xanax and Valium. Doctors prescribe them for numerous conditions including anxiety, insomnia, seizure control, muscle Read More…

James Hetfield Metallica Alcohol Addiction

Addiction Recovery Advice From Metallica’s James Hetfield

James Hetfield’s Alcohol Addiction  Rock n’ Roll in the 1980s was synonymous with drugs, alcohol and partying. One of the most successful bands of all time, Metallica, was not immune Read More…

Safety Planning for Addiction Recovery

National Safety Month: What is Safety Planning in Recovery?

June is National Safety Month so we’re taking this time to talk about safety planning in recovery. Safety planning is all about preparing for a sober lifestyle. As with anything, Read More…

Marijuana Use Disorder and Addiction

Marijuana Use Disorder and Addiction

Marijuana use is legal both recreationally and medically in many states. But, just because something is legal doesn’t mean it can’t be problematic for some people’s physical and mental health Read More…

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco Addiction Awareness

World No Tobacco Day: Understanding Tobacco Addiction

We all know that smoking is bad, but that hasn’t stopped millions from taking up the habit and millions more from continuing to smoke. World No Tobacco Day, this Sunday Read More…

Self-Care for Addiction Recovery: 30 Tips

Self-Care for Addiction Recovery: 30 Tips for Supporting Your Sobriety

When substance abuse takes over your life, it results in all the important things– your relationships, work, school, and your mental and physical health– taking a backseat. That’s why one Read More…

Making Amends to Mom 12 Step Program

Making Amends With Your Mother For Step 9 of the 12 Step Program 

Each May we are reminded of our relationship with our Mother when Mother’s Day comes around. For many, it’s a wonderful day to celebrate. Then others, it is a challenging Read More…

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