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More Tips for Mothers of Adult Addicts

Awhile back, we discussed several tips for dealing with your adult addict child. This is not an easy task due to the overwhelming guilt that many …

Drug Addiction

The Hardest Parts About Being Sober

I talk up sobriety. That's because 99.9 percent of the time it's amazing, and it has definitely transformed my life. I want more people to know how great it is so they can try it themselves. But I wanted to get real for a minute in this post because I want people to know that being sober isn't …

Drug Addiction

How to Help Someone Who's Addicted to Drugs

Former NBA player Lamar Odom has emerged from a coma after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel, allegedly after several days of using cocaine …

Mental Health

Four Programs That Help Treat Addiction

The nation's drug epidemic, specifically the abuse of heroin and opiates, has earned center stage in politics and pop culture alike. The fact that we're talking about the devastating disease of addiction is welcome progress; those of us in the treatment field have been promoting awareness and …

Drug Addiction

Without a Plan to Tackle Addiction, You're Not Qualified to Be President

The title actually says it all, but let me elaborate. As an undecided voter, I've got a pretty straightforward litmus test for anyone who wants to be President in 2016--and when you've finished reading this, hopefully you will, too. In short, I want to know what the candidate is going to do about …