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How Addictive is Heroin?

October 2nd, 2019

The national opioid epidemic, which has ravaged the country for well over a decade, has been predominantly driven by heroin dependence. But how addictive is heroin exactly?

Does Going to Narcotics Anonymous Keep You Clean?

September 29th, 2019

The NA fellowship helps former addicts understand themselves better, rely on others who have wisdom about recovery, and lead meaningful lives clean and sober.

Is Addiction a Hereditary Disease?

September 27th, 2019

Addiction is a medically classifiable disease, and it is brought on like many other diseases — through a combination of genes, behavior, and susceptibility.

Is Fentanyl Stronger than Heroin?

September 25th, 2019

Fentanyl is not only up to 100x stronger than heroin; it is responsible for the horrific increases in accidental overdoses that lead to death.

Fentanyl overdose kills father and his baby son

September 19th, 2019

Fentanyl exposure killed a 29-year old father and his son, a 13-month old toddler. The man had been struggling with opioid addiction over the years and all signs point to a relapse.

Does Substance Abuse Cause Anxiety?

September 18th, 2019

Learning to cope with life clean and sober is a great accomplishment but it takes time to adjust. The difficulty of this transitional period into recovery depends on many things that can cause or relieve anxiety.

Is Self-Reliance in Recovery Possible?

September 16th, 2019

Many addicts and alcoholics have a natural instinct to survive on self-will and self- determination. However, that same strength and drive to survive only served their addictions.

Pregnant & Addicted: What Are My Options?

September 13th, 2019

The most important step a person can take who is addicted to drugs or alcohol is to tell someone they need professional help. For women who are pregnant, this is often very hard to do.

An Attitude of Gratitude in Recovery

September 11th, 2019

How can you remain grateful and not become complacent once you've become clean and sober? By exercising an attitude of gratitude, people in recovery let go of fear, doubt and worry much easier.

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