Dec 4, 2018

10 Etiquette Suggestions for 12-Step Meetings

For many recovering alcoholics and addicts, venturing into a twelve-step meeting for the first time can be an intimidating prospect. Where...
Nov 6, 2018

Getting Sober Older: Finding Long-term Sobriety After 60

It started out like the hundreds, if not thousands, of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he’d sat through before. A clubhouse, plastic lawn...
Oct 26, 2018

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Scams in California

It was disheartening to see the top story on CNN today (July 31st, 2013) referencing the scams orchestrated by California drug and...
Oct 23, 2018

New to Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings? 5 Things to Know Before You Go

More than what they remember hearing in their first few meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, or any type of twelve-step recovery meeting,...
Oct 9, 2018

Fraternities Ban Hard Liquor In An Effort To Curb Hazing. Will It Work?

Evelyn and Jim Piazza, parents of Tim Piazza, 19, lost their son in 2017 after a hazing event at Penn State. During a hazing ritual called...
Oct 7, 2018

Even Socrates was a Drunk

One of the most prevalent stereotypes amongst many, including those new to sobriety, is a rather repugnant conception regarding the...
Oct 5, 2018

3 Things to Know About Vivitrol and Other Medications Used to Treat Alcoholism

Alcohol use disorder, the official name for alcoholism, is estimated to affect 17.6 million people in the United States, according to a...
Oct 2, 2018

His Chronic Alcoholism Was Killing Him. Then He Found Help.

Josh K. knew from an early age he was going to experiment with drugs and alcohol. When a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) officer...