How to Support a Loved One in Recovery

How to Support a Loved One in Recovery

Your loved one is working through drug and alcohol addiction treatment. You are proud of them but worried about the consequences of a mistake. You may know the risks – an estimated 40 to 60 percent of people will relapse at some point, according to the National...
Signs of Heroin Addiction

Signs of Heroin Addiction

Is your child, friend, or spouse using heroin? Heroin is an opioid drug made using morphine, which comes from the opium poppy plant. Heroin is typically white or brown color and is generally used in a powder form. People inject, smoke, or snort it. Sometimes heroin is...
Signs of Addiction: Alcohol and Anxiety

Signs of Addiction: Alcohol and Anxiety

Do you drink alcohol as a way to manage your anxiety? Do you feel that alcohol is all you need to get through the day? If you’re using alcohol for anxiety relief, you’re putting yourself at risk for addiction. You are probably also, in the long run, making your...