Feb 13, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know About Marijuana & Psychosis

It’s safe to say today’s marijuana is not like the marijuana of even a few decades ago. Levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the...
Jan 29, 2019

How a Pot Addict Found Recovery at 19

Tanner didn’t mean to end up at Discovery Place. He didn’t really even mean to get sober. Following an impromptu family intervention...
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...