21 09, 2018

“Those Who Do Not Learn from History are Doomed to Repeat It”

2018-10-01T02:23:52+00:00 September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

What does the title of this article mean to people in recovery from Substance Use Disorder? If someone has to a personal history of alcoholism, illicit drug addiction, or prescription medication misuse, can that history serve them as they move forward on their sober journey? The answer is unequivocally “YES”. In fact, not only [...]

9 09, 2018

14 Tips for Keeping Sober in Wine Mom Culture

2018-09-21T00:53:17+00:00 September 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Hangable wall art that reads, “OMG I SO NEED A GLASS OF WINE OR I’M GOING TO SELL MY KIDS.” Wine glasses engraved with Mommy Juice and Motherhood Survival Kit. Hand-crafted bottle labels marked Goodbye Baby Weight, Public Temper Tantrum, and Baby Slept Through The Night. This is wine mom culture – a growing [...]

3 09, 2018

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality

2018-11-16T16:52:25+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|4 Comments

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism, especially if you have a loved one who has a problem. Alcoholism is a chronic disorder, which is marked by certain alcoholic behaviors along with specific genetic traits. For example, compulsive drinking [...]

29 08, 2018

Ben Affleck Returns to Rehab—What We Can Learn

2018-08-31T03:54:54+00:00 August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Because Ben Affleck has lived his entire adult life in the public eye, his repeated struggles with problematic drinking are well-documented. Now that he has returned to rehab again, let us use this as an opportunity to examine his life in an attempt to learn more and to help others who may be [...]

10 08, 2018

Top 9 Amazing Songs About Recovery and Addiction

2018-08-16T04:17:20+00:00 August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Addiction and recovery can both feel very lonely and confusing. Music is a wonderful way to get in touch with your feelings. Sometimes, our emotions become blocked through tumultuous times in our lives. Listening to words spoken in a song that sound a lot like your story about addiction or recovery can bring on [...]

1 08, 2018

How Jada Pinkett Smith Saved R&B Singer August Alsina From Percocet Addiction

2018-08-02T03:41:44+00:00 August 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Percocet Addiction Is To Blame For August Alsina’s Absence In 2014, R&B singer August Alsina was on an upward trajectory toward superstardom after he released his debut album Testimony and gained instant notoriety for his sit single “I Love This Shit” featuring Trinidad James. That same year, Alsina was named Best New Artist at [...]

12 03, 2018

Parenting When You’re an Addict: Getting on the Road to Recovery and How to Talk to Your Kids

2018-03-11T04:55:09+00:00 March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

“Addiction is the dirty little secret of many families.  Parents and adults walk a delicate line talking to kids about addiction.” ~ Natalie Blais, parenting strategist Parenting isn’t easy under the best of circumstances.  It becomes much harder when you are struggling with an addictive disorder such as alcoholism, the misuse of prescription medications, [...]

12 02, 2018

Suboxone Explained: Risks, Benefits and Effectiveness

2018-02-18T05:50:13+00:00 February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Suboxone is a drug approved by the FDA in 2003 to treat strong opiate addictions, like heroin. With proper use, Suboxone can lessen the intensity of withdrawal symptoms and kick start your road to recovery. Its popularity stems from its effectiveness. This drug consists of two main components: buprenorphine and naloxone. They both work [...]

19 01, 2018

From Substance Abuse Treatment To The Golf Course – How Tiger Woods Is Holding Up After Rehab

2018-01-07T04:21:04+00:00 January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Tiger Woods Is No Stranger To Public Scandal It’s no secret that world-champion golf pro Tiger Woods has had his share of difficulties in the past decade. From his sex scandal and subsequent divorce, ongoing substance abuse issues, and his DUI arrest in May of 2017, the 42-year-old golfer has had to battle his [...]

13 01, 2018

Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

2018-01-17T01:38:39+00:00 January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Superstar singer and former Black Eyed Peas songstress Fergie “Fergalicious” Duhamel is no stranger to addiction and recovery. Born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975; the multi-platinum Grammy award winner has shared her battle with crystal meth with the world on more than one occasion. Recently, however; she opened up again about the [...]