January 2021

What “Getting Sober” Really Means

2022-02-17T16:31:47-05:00January 30th, 2021|

When you decide to get sober, you most likely think that you are merely stopping drug or alcohol use and ridding your body of toxins. While this is a significant part of the recovery process, [...]

What Is the Advantage of Drugs Being Decriminalized?

2022-02-17T16:31:49-05:00January 28th, 2021|

Just recently, Measure 110 of the Drug Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Initiative was approved, making the punishment of non-commercial possession of a controlled substance a maximum fine of $100. Furthermore, individuals receiving this punishment will [...]

How Cocaine Addiction Affects Anxiety

2022-02-17T16:31:46-05:00January 26th, 2021|

Co-occurring disorders are not uncommon among those that have struggled with addiction. Often, individuals use drugs or alcohol to cope with symptoms of a co-occurring mental health disorder. However, extended use of illicit substances can [...]

What is the Key to Keeping Dads Happy?

2022-02-17T16:31:48-05:00January 25th, 2021|

We tend to hear about the struggles of motherhood, like postpartum depression, but we rarely hear about the difficulties that fathers go through. Although culturally, fathers tend to be seen as the ‘working’ parent, it [...]

How To Decline a Drink

2022-02-17T16:31:46-05:00January 25th, 2021|

Recovery can leave you feeling happy and confident in who you are and what you want your life to be. However, it can also leave you in awkward situations that you must learn to cope [...]

Intrusive Thoughts and Addiction Recovery

2022-02-17T16:31:46-05:00January 24th, 2021|

Individuals that struggle with mental health disorders such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often have intrusive thoughts. When these individuals are in recovery, intrusive thoughts can exacerbate the situation. Intrusive [...]

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