Alina Snowden in Addiction
June 16, 2022

Are Functioning Addicts Actually Functional?

Everyone comes from different walks of life. That being said, anyone can be an addict and there is no stereotypical version of what an addict should look like or be in society. There are many addicts, some you would never know unless you paid very close attention. Those people are what we call functioning addicts.


Aaron in Family Help
August 11, 2021

Siblings and Addiction

Addiction is a common worry amongst families who have a member that struggles with addiction. Are younger members of the family more likely to become addicts?


Aaron in Sobriety
August 21, 2020

Lies are Relapse Fuel

We usually write articles about what family members can do to improve the chances of their loved ones staying sober. However, this article is directed at those struggling with addiction, how something that may seem harmless to them can lead down a road to utter destruction.


Aaron in Success Story
May 3, 2018

It All Started When I Was a Teenager

When I was 14 years old, I started using Ambien, Adavan, and Dilaudid and smoking weed to cover up the problems I was having at home. I was constantly getting into fights, doing badly in school, and doing anything to get attention at home.


Cori Kertis, CIT in Family Help
November 30, 2017

The Christmas that Should Not Have Been

Presents, lights, family, food, cold weather; all go hand in hand with the holidays. Addiction, pain, dysfunction, lies; things that shouldn’t be associated with the holidays but unfortunately are all too common if there is an addict in the family .