Why labeling addiction is harmful not only to those struggling with addiction but also to those who may not even struggle with drug use and abuse. We take a look at the stigmatizing of addicts and what harm it does to the general public.
Losing someone you care about, dealing with grief and isolation is hard for everyone. There is an added risk to those who struggle with addiction when faced with such a loss. We look into the relationship between grief and addiction.
People talk about addiction being hereditary, but what about those who are adopted. One of our recent graduates talks about their experience as an adopted child who struggled with addiction.
In the competitive world of eSports, players will try anything for an advantage. Players who push to be the best sometimes find themselves on a slippery slope, resorting to narcotics to increase their abilities and get an edge.
When left unaddressed, past bad experiences can cause relapse for those in recovery. How do you then address trauma in a way that creates resolution and does not cause a relapse?
Methamphetamine use and addiction can have terrifying effects on a person's health. Where did this drug come from however and what are the most troubling effects it can have on a person's body?
Each drug has different withdrawal symptoms. Learn how each substance affects an addicted individual when they come off of it.
Have you ever wondered why drug addicts will often destroy their lives for instant gratification? We explore why addicts will make choices and seem unaware or uncaring towards the ramifications of their actions.
Our guest writer talks about what he has learned from going to over 20 different treatment centers.
Alcohol use can be a slippery slope that rapidly progresses from social drinker to a full blown alcoholic. When does the occasional drink turn into alcoholism and what is physical alcohol dependency?