Teens are becoming addicted to drugs and alcohol at an alarming rate, and much sooner than they have in the past.  If you are the parent of a teen, it’s more important than ever before to be aware of this … Get More Info

Most parents of teenagers are scared about drugs, and they should be.  If a teen gets involved in drugs, it can quickly become a life altering or even life-threatening problem.

Of course, you need to be aware of the risk … Get More Info

Based on the size of the problem we’re facing today with prescription drug abuse, it is difficult to fathom that this is really just a recent problem.  Just a short decade ago, nobody was talking about it.

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It might sound a little strange, but there is a growing chorus of people who are starting to get help for their addiction by getting counseling over the phone instead of in person.

Clearly, one downside is that the therapist … Get More Info

A recent court case raised an interesting question when it comes to employee protection when seeking treatment for addiction.

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An employee we will call “Joe” began taking over the counter medication for an injury he sustained at work.  … Get More Info

Without question, prescription drug abuse is a significant problem and we must take serious steps before the problem we’re facing gets even worse.

The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, believes that limiting the availability of opiates in emergency … Get More Info

Addiction is hard enough to overcome on your own.  But it gets even more difficult when you come into the battle with preconceived ideas that will hinder your progress, especially if those ideas are negative, and not true.  Your family … Get More Info

There is one mistake that many addicts make that can add months or even years to the time when they are finally able to live a sober life.  They believe that they can just change their usage habits to become … Get More Info

Having teenagers in the house can be a challenge all on its own.  The nature of being a teenager is difficult for most parents to deal with anyway, but when you throw a drug or alcohol addiction into the mix, … Get More Info

Chances are pretty good that you know someone who is an alcoholic.  Hopefully, they are also already in recovery and working on a lifetime of sobriety.  Also hopefully, you reacted to their announcement perfectly, and have never taken a wrong … Get More Info