Category Archives: Substance Use

8 Negative Thinking Habits to Break in Recovery

You are what you think. Certainly, physical health is important to well-being and overall personal health. But, without mental health,…

4 Common Causes of Substance Use Disorder in Women

The development of substance use disorder is different for men and women. In most cases of substance use disorder in…

What is Secondhand Drinking and is it Dangerous?

Secondhand drinking is something that affects millions of Americans every day. But, what is secondhand drinking exactly? And how does…

Warning Signs That It’s Time to Get Help to Stop Drinking Alcohol

Making the decision to stop drinking alcohol can be very challenging. In our society, alcohol is extremely acceptable at almost…

When Surroundings End Up Enabling Addiction

We know that addiction affects the reward process of the brain. The reward process is a way for our brains…

3 Things You May Not Know About Prescription Pills Addiction

For years, people have been using prescription medications to treat a number of things. But, only in recent years have…

The Importance of Self-Love for Women in Recovery

Battling with addiction or eating disorders takes a toll on how women in recovery see themselves. It is frustrating dealing…

Relapse Prevention Strategies to Use in Time of Crisis

Relapse is when a person reverts to using addictive substances after time spent in treatment and/or recovery. Because relapse can…

Alcohol Addiction: 3 Warnings to Seek Treatment

Making the decision to stop drinking alcohol can be very challenging. In our society, alcohol is extremely acceptable at almost…

4 Getting Sober Myths That Just Aren’t True

If you’re just starting your journey to recovery, or you’re thinking about how sobriety may be beneficial to you, you…