7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

There are many misconceptions about addiction. Not only do these mistaken beliefs cause issues for the addict, but they can greatly impact society as well. Because these misconceptions can lead to a misunderstanding of what addiction really is, many addicts believe...
Does the War on Drugs Promote Drug Use?

Does the War on Drugs Promote Drug Use?

If the war on drugs has proved one thing…it’s that it has failed. The “all-out offensive” set in motion by Richard Nixon 35 years ago has cost trillions of dollars and put countless people behind bars. With a strong focus on the criminalization of drug users, our...
Admitting You Have An Addiction

Admitting You Have An Addiction

There comes a point in an addict’s life that they will admit to others that they have a substance abuse problem. Admitting you have an addiction can be extremely terrifying, but is often the first step towards sobriety and a life that isn’t fueled by drugs or alcohol....
Finding a Local Support Group

Finding a Local Support Group

Seeking treatment for addiction is only one step of the process involved in overcoming dependency to drugs and alcohol. Seeking support after your treatment in order to help get you through the transition is crucial. Without support, it’s easy to stay stuck in...