Recovery Blog

Are You an Enabler? How Can You Tell?

When you love somebody who is suffering from an addiction disorder, it’s often hard to know how to help. You may worry that if you’re too harsh with your loved one, he or she might push you away. You want your loved one to get better, but that doesn’t mean that you...

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What are the Most Addictive Drugs?

Many people ask this question, and the answer can vary. Addiction can occur with almost any mind-altering substance. However, there are drugs that health professionals say people should never try due to their addictive natures. Let’s take a look at some of the most...

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Signs a Loved One is Struggling with an Addiction

Does your loved one have a problem with alcohol or drugs? Are you worried they are struggling with addiction? Think carefully. If you’re worried about somebody’s use of a substance, that’s probably an indicator that they need help. Even if it’s just “little things”,...

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How to Recognize and Deal with Denial

Denial is an integral part of the lives of people who suffer from the disease of addiction. After all, recognizing the damage that addiction has caused and continues to create in life would often make continuing to drink or use drugs unacceptable. Denial functions as...

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5 Great Self Care Tips for Early Addiction Recovery

During active addiction, a lot of people are focused on just one thing. Usually, your drug of choice is a temporary answer to every problem, such as aches or pains and unpleasant feelings. You don’t take time out of the day for rest or healing, and self-care may not...

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Increases

New JAMA Study Reveals Sharp Increase in Pregnant Pot Use According to a recently released study by the Journal of American Medical Association has revealed that the percentage of pregnant women who take marijuana has increased from 2002 when it was 2.4% to 2014 when...

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