elderly substance abuse

Elderly and Substance Abuse

When thinking about who struggles with addiction, many overlook the possibility of…


What is Harm Reduction?

History The idea of Harm Reduction started in the early 90’s. Harm reduction programs…


Recovery and Eating Healthy

Recovery and Eating Healthy Recovery means much more than quitting drugs, drinking, or…


recovery pride

Recovery Pride

There are some who are in recovery who wear their recovery badge on their sleeve with…


Recovery: Beware of the Holidays

There are holidays year round, but especially in the late fall and winter months, there…


cravings addiction

Cravings for Past Addictive Substances

Cravings are not limited to food and pregnant women. Anyone can have cravings and it is…


social media envy

Social Media Envy

There are many positive aspects to social media. Indeed, it is a wonderful way to stay…


group therapy

What is Group Therapy

Either in a movie or TV show, you’ve probably seen people sitting in a circle, holding…


Things to do instead of turning to drugs

RESIST URGES BY DOING SOMETHING ELSE There is no set reason that explains why people…


What you think about addiction is wrong

It’s crazy to think that it’s been around a hundred years since the country decided to…


Physical vs. Emotional Health

Ever notice the importance the body seems to have over the mind. People care more about…


Addiction and mindfulness

When hearing the word “addiction,” people usually think of drug and alcohol addictions.…


Child brains and screen time

Every kid can be bribed with an iPad. They go crazy for screen time. Or maybe it’s the…


Listening to chewing prevents overeating

It’s easy to overeat when we’re having dinner while watching TV or when we’re eating…


Do I drink too much?

When we think of alcoholism, we usually associate it with an addict who drinks all day…


Drugs, alcohol, and nutrients

Because we know drugs and alcohol have a chemical effect on the human body and addiction,…


Understanding self destructive behaviors

Have you realized that something you’ve been doing is actually causing you harm? Do you…


Eating out of habit

We do many things out of habit, operating on autopilot. We experience this easily while…


Making decisions locally and globally

When it comes to decision making, it’s said that there are two different perspectives:…


signs you might be addicted to exercise

Of course we all know the many health benefits of breaking a sweat and getting a good…


How yoga and mindfulness can fight addiction

We all know that yoga, meditation, and mindfulness have been clinically proven to help…


Living happily through meaning

We often chase a life of happiness, but really, happiness is just an emotion felt in the…


Becoming more resilient

Resilience is always very interesting. The same thing can happen to a group of people and…


Addiction turns loved ones into strangers

It’s heartbreaking to see a loved one struggle through difficult times; especially when…


A look into internet addiction

The internet is a great resource for learning, breaking physical barriers, and connecting…