• Songs about Sobriety and Addiction Recovery
    Monday, January 24th, 2022

    Songs about Sobriety and Addiction Recovery

    Music is a powerful tool that can encourage healing. So, for anyone who is recovering from any type of addiction, songs about addiction recovery or songs about sobriety can be a force that can empower and inspire a person...
  • Drugs, Alcohol and High Blood Pressure
    Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

    Drugs, Alcohol and High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure is called hypertension. Hypertension is a common condition in which the long-term pressure of the blood against the walls of your arteries is high enough that it could cause health problems eventually. Hypertension is determined by...
  • What is the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids?
    Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

    What is the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids?

    When it comes to narcotics, you may have heard the words opiates and opioids used in discussion, on the news, or in popular media. These words likely seem as if they can be used interchangeably. However, they can not....
  • Opium Effects
    Monday, December 27th, 2021

    Opium Effects

    Treatment for any sort of substance use disorder can come in many shapes and sizes. After all, there is no one-size-fits-all method for addiction treatment. For example, the treatment someone may need for a mild alcohol use disorder looks...
  • Effects of Alcohol on Skin and Aging
    Monday, December 27th, 2021

    Effects of Alcohol on Skin and Aging

    As we grow older and age, our skin ages. This is no secret. However, just as there are ways to keep your skin looking younger, there are factors that can contribute to the appearance of aging skin. This is...
  • Parts of the Brain Affected by Alcohol
    Friday, December 10th, 2021

    Parts of the Brain Affected by Alcohol

    Starting with the first sip, alcohol begins to impact brain function. For moderate or occasional drinkers, the impact usually starts with a pleasant buzz. The worst that will likely happen when drinking alcohol is that your night may end...
  • Biofeedback Exercises for Addiction Treatment
    Friday, December 3rd, 2021

    Biofeedback Exercises for Addiction Treatment

    When you decide that you’re ready to recover from addiction, many types of therapy may be included in your treatment plan. In combination with traditional therapeutic methods are more holistic or alternative forms of therapy. These types of therapy...
  • The Benefits of Nutrition and Recovery
    Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

    The Benefits of Nutrition and Recovery

    When it comes to addiction recovery, there is no single combination of treatments that work for every single individual. Just as every person is different, so is every addiction. Therefore, in most cases, several types of therapy are used...
  • Managing Stress in Addiction Recovery
    Thursday, November 18th, 2021

    Managing Stress in Addiction Recovery

    Everyday life is stressful no matter who you are. While certain types of stressors or stressful situations can be avoided, it’s impossible to live an entirely stress-free life. For patients in addiction recovery, the same is true. Managing stress...
  • The Benefits of Online Addiction Chat Rooms
    Monday, November 8th, 2021

    The Benefits of Online Addiction Chat Rooms

    As we as a society transition into more of a digital space, more and more of our lives are spent online. This is increasingly evident now as we enter into an age where many of life’s normal activities have...
  • Can Alcohol Cause Dementia?
    Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

    Can Alcohol Cause Dementia?

    Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States, largely due to how easy it is to access. Go to any grocery store, gas station, convenience store, or drug store and if you are of...
  • Is Alcoholism Considered a Mental Illness?
    Monday, October 25th, 2021

    Is Alcoholism Considered a Mental Illness?

    Also known as alcohol abuse or alcohol addiction, alcoholism, like all other forms of addiction, is a disease. Like many other diseases, alcoholism does not discriminate based on age, gender, or ethnicity. Alcoholism does not care how much money...