Oct 18, 2018

Drug Addict and Alcoholic Pecking Order

By Ric BrownFor as long as I have been around Alcoholics Anonymous, there has been a perceived, unspoken "pecking order" regarding drugs...
Oct 17, 2018

Ending Rock Bottom – Precovery And Sustained Sobriety

I've spent hundreds of hours combing the internet for incredible, recovery-related articles. Recently, I stumbled across a jewel admist the...
Oct 16, 2018

Wife, Kids, Job…and Recovery? Finding Balance in Early Sobriety

TJ’s wife called him crying. She’d just gotten a call from their oldest son’s school about something he’d said to a classmate....
Oct 13, 2018

The 12 Steps in Medical Research

I recently read some information provided by a treatment facility in the South that stated non-12 step treatment modalities were more...
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 3, 2018

Drug Addiction and Mindfulness Meditation

The fog was just beginning to clear. After three weeks battling very acute heroin withdrawals, I was finally starting to feel a measure of...