Mar 4, 2019

Discovering Recovery

A Glimpse of Hope On a bad day, it’s easy to imagine a life without alcohol or drugs: the end of cravings, hangovers, trashed...
Feb 14, 2019

Getaway or Outpatient Program?

No matter how long the "bottom" has been coming, when the time finally arrives to choose a treatment center—either as an addict, an...
Feb 5, 2019

How Long Until I Am Sober?

Good question. People ask us this often, not only for economic reasons (how much will this cost?), but also for work and family...
Feb 5, 2019

A Primer on Opiates and Opioids

In Signs of Opiate Addiction, we discussed the terms opiates and opioids. Both are powerful drugs that are highly effective for the relief...
Feb 5, 2019

Spiritual Solutions and Recovery without Religion

The Dirty Word Alcoholics and Addicts Hate Few terms scare away as many active addicts and alcoholics as the s-word: spiritual. Get me...
Feb 5, 2019

Depression and Addiction

A Complex Combination  “If I am hurt in a car wreck, please don’t take me to a 12-Step meeting.” This bit of wisdom is occasionally...