Relapse: What You Need to Know and Do

Thursday, May 18, 2017

If you care about someone who was once addicted to drugs or alcohol, you probably already worry about relapse. What will happen if he or she suffers a relapse after rehab? As a non-addicted person, it might also be extremely difficult for you to understand why people relapse on drugs or alcohol after finally getting … Continued

Has Uber Decreased Drunk Driving?

Thursday, December 22, 2016

In recent months, we’ve seen the giant ride-sharing company Uber partner with various organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and local law enforcement agencies to raise awareness about drunk driving in more than 25 US cities. The ride-hailing company has frequently claimed it has conducted surveys that show more than 80% of people … Continued

Dealing With Survivor’s Guilt and Moving on With Your Life

Thursday, December 15, 2016

If you’re suffering from survivor’s guilt, you may feel the need to regain control but aren’t sure how. Though challenging, it’s certainly worth the effort to repair the pain in your heart. You can find support and strengthen yourself. What Is Survivor’s Guilt? If you’ve never heard the term “survivor’s guilt” before, you’re not alone. … Continued

Are Successful People More Prone to Addiction?

Thursday, December 8, 2016

If you’re a successful person in your academic or professional life, you might wonder how you could possibly get caught in the throes of addiction. After all, you’re an intelligent person capable of using logic to create viable solutions to the problems thrown your way. However, that does not make you impervious to addiction. In … Continued

Got PTSD and Sleep Problems?

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a wide range of causes. These can range from a soldier’s experience in combat to something like an abusive relationship or a stressful job that lasted for years. These are all legitimate reasons to suffer from PTSD, and they come with their own long-term problems — from an intense anxiety … Continued

6 Holiday Driving Safety Tips for Party Goers

Thursday, November 24, 2016

For most people, parties with family and friends are probably pretty high on your holiday to-do list. However, it’s also a time to be hyper-vigilant of driving safety. No, you don’t have to pull out your dusty, old driver’s education manual. However, you will want to brush up on a few holiday safe driving essentials … Continued

Should We Be Able to Force Rehab?

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Drug addiction is a disease of both mind and body. It can drive you to do things you never thought imaginable. Some of the common behaviors associated with drug and alcohol addiction include dropping out of school, cheating, neglecting loved ones and stealing, among others. In recent years, laws have been passed to force rehab … Continued

The Best Nonprofits That Support Addiction Awareness and Recovery

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The toll addiction takes on a person’s life — family, friends, career, emotional and physical health, finances and personal safety — is staggering. Right now, more than 21 million Americans have some sort of substance abuse disorder. Despite the crushing effects addiction can have, only one person in every five of those suffering receives the … Continued

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