15 Aug 2017
Drug Addiction Intervention

From drug abuse, alcoholism, gambling, bulimia, anorexia, and other addictions, the television show Intervention tackles them all. Some have criticized this show for being too candid and showing too much detail of the addicts daily lives. The producers and camera crew follow the people with their various addictions through…

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06 Aug 2017
How Addictive is Meth?

How Addictive is Meth? Methamphetamine was invented almost 100 years ago in Japan. Used to help keep soldiers alert during the Second World War, meth became popular as a recreational drug in Japan in the 50’s. The 1950’s saw methamphetamine use rise in the US, as it was prescribed…

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18 Jul 2017
How long does klonopin last

How Long Does Klonopin Last?

How Long Does Klonopin Last? Klonopin®, or clonazepam, is a benzodiazepine medication prescribed for anxiety disorders and seizures. However, it’s become increasingly popular as a recreational drug. The National Survey for Drug Use and Health found in 2013 that about two million people in the United States tried a…

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15 Jun 2017
Reasons to Get Help in Recovery

In 2014, 22.5 million people over the age of 12 sought treatment for addiction issues according to SAMSHA. Of these over 11% received care in a facility that specializes in addiction treatment.  This is with good reason, many people fare better when they are able to recover in the…

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09 Jun 2017
Sober Activities

When we get sober, we have to find a new way of living. This applies to our lives as a whole. We make new friends perhaps, interact with family differently, change our habits, and may have to find new sober activities and hobbies. For many people, especially early on,…

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07 Jun 2017
Mental Wellbeing and Physical Health

Since I was a young boy I’ve been on and off different psychiatric medications, in and out of therapy as well as many inpatient and outpatient treatment centers for mental health and substance abuse. In my mid twenties prior to getting my act together I was overweight with terrible…

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05 Jun 2017
Nutrition in Recovery

Eating right is one of the best things we can do for our recovery. There are an increasing amount of treatment centers offering nutritional counseling and sober coaches encouraging their clients to check in with their eating habits. On the other hand, many newly sober individuals turn to food,…

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05 Jun 2017
Not Just an Opioid Epidemic

You may have heard about the opioid epidemic in the United States. In the past few years, it’s been getting more and more press across different media. The United States Department of Human and Health Services has its own dedicated page on the opioid epidemic, and many news stations…

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