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2016 September

Prescription pills

Addiction Education: Top 5 Prescription Drugs that could be Addictive

September 30, 2016
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There are plenty of professional aids for assisting one’s recovery. One of those aids is prescribed medication, mostly to help one move through their withdrawal symptoms. However, if taken improperly, there is a chance of abusing the medication. Abuse or misuse of the medication can result in [...]

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Addicted man in the mirror

Why is Addiction a Disease?

September 23, 2016
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Addiction was for the longest time seen as a moral choice. People looked down upon those who were “addicts” as if they were both selfish and self-destructive. There was a moral condemnation for those suffering from addiction. But when it became apparent that addiction is a disease [...]

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College Students

Sober Living: Returning to School Post Recovery

September 16, 2016
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For those of us returning to our lives after in-patient treatment, some environments can seem daunting to return to. School can often be one of the most challenging areas, since it contains many different influences on our physical and emotional wellbeing. But like all areas of our [...]

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Dealing with Guilt

Making Sense of Guilt

September 9, 2016
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The “G” word. The thing that always accompanies addiction at one point or another. Guilt is the dreaded reminder of what we’ve done and how wrong we know it was to do. But although we need guilt for life guidance, certain lies can accompany guilt, especially when [...]

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