Preventing Relapse During Hard Times

Preventing Relapse During Hard Times

Challenging situations can provoke feelings of stress, anxiety, or uncertainty. Many of these emotions can act as triggers for individuals struggling with addictions. The current Covid-19 pandemic has been particularly trying for those in recovery. With the halt of in-person support meetings, isolating quarantine, and stress of the unknown, some individuals may feel drawn to…

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Common Causes of Addiction

Common Causes of Addiction

When you face a substance abuse addiction, it’s important to realize the causes of addiction as you seek treatment to lead a sober life. This will help in the recovery process because you can better understand the underlying reasons and address the concerns that come along with them. Substance abuse is prevalent in our society,…

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How Drugs Affect Your Brain Chemistry

How Drugs Affect Your Brain Chemistry

How Drugs Affect Your Brain Chemistry The Partnership For A Drug-Free America launched an anti-drug television commercial in 1987 that featured a man cracking an egg into a hot frying pan, declaring, “this is your brain on drugs.”1 The vision wasn’t far from the truth. Drugs have an overwhelmingly harmful effect on your brain. Medical…

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