Resources & Education

October 20th, 2015

How a Detox Facility can Help with Substance Abuse Treatment Plan

Any change to the way we live can feel intimidating, even when we know that we are taking important steps to improve our lives. Read more

April 23rd, 2015

Dos and Don’ts for Talking with Someone About Addiction

Talking to a friend about money, family or relationship concerns can seem fairly straightforward. Read more

February 2nd, 2015

Setting the Addict Free From Blame

“She can stop whenever she wants.”
“It’s his own fault.”
“He brought this on himself.”
“Addiction is a lack of willpower.”
These are only a few of the statements made about addicts and their addition. Read more

February 1st, 2015

Naloxone: The Potentially Life-Saving Opiate Antidote Drug

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths from drug overdoses have been steadily rising over the past several decades and are now reaching epic proportions across the United States. Read more

January 26th, 2015

You Are Never Alone: 24/7 Support Resources for Addicts and Their Families

If you or a loved one is struggling with an addition to drugs or alcohol, you may feel that you don’t know where to turn for help. Read more

January 23rd, 2015

Who Are The Heroin Users and Abusers of 2015?

When you think of a heroin addict, who do you picture? A pale, gaunt, young rock star? Read more

December 28th, 2014

Why do teens use and abuse drugs?

It’s almost 2015, and social media, smartphones, apps and selfies are taking over the way teens and young adults make their decisions, communicate with peers and live their lives. Read more

December 18th, 2014

Risks and dangers of IV drug use

Painkiller addiction can easily snowball out of control in severe and damaging ways. Read more

December 16th, 2014

Supporting vs. Enabling the Addict In Your Life

Supporting vs. Enabling: What is the difference, and what can you do?
When you’re watching a loved one suffer from addiction or alcoholism, your natural instinct is probably to help. Read more

November 19th, 2014

Overcoming common reservations about helping a friend who is an addict

Say you are at dinner with friends and someone at your table starts choking. Read more