Jan 15, 2019

A Guide to Common Drug Slang

One of the distinguishing factors of any community is its language. Politics, religion, sports, medicine, academia, entire cities and...
Jan 3, 2019

Demystifying Co-Occurring Disorders: Here’s What You Need to Know

The term “dual diagnosis” has become more prevalent in and around recovery communities in recent years but can often be surrounded by...
Dec 19, 2018

Their Son Died of a Heroin Overdose. They Want Your Loved One’s Story to End Differently.

In Joey Gootee’s last post on Instagram he is smiling peacefully. Lips pressed together, just the corners of his mouth turn slightly up....
Dec 4, 2018

Soldier & Addict: How This Veteran Found Purpose Again Without Pills

It’s 2001. September 11 is still five months away. Two rubber tubes filled with air are strapped around Steve’s chest and abdominal...
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 27, 2018

Drug Laws In Tennessee

DRUG LAWS IN TENNESSEE If you have been charged with a drug possession offense, please remember to talk to your attorney about...
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...