Understanding the Effects of Opioids on the Brain
Learn how heroin and prescription painkillers use the brain’s pleasure mechanism to create a “rush,” and why opioid drugs quickly become highly addictive.
Life After Treatment: The Courage of Recovery
You took your last drink, drug or pull on the slot machine. Congratulations. Everyone is…In Recovery
You Got a DUI, Does This Mean You Have a Substance Abuse Problem?
An arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) may be a one-time mistake, but it can also signal a substance abuse problem. Learn more here.In DUI/DWI
What You Need to Know About Medication Assisted Treatment
If you or a loved one has an opioid addiction, medications can help sobriety. Learn how medication-assisted treatment works to combat drug dependence.
Work and Addiction: Admitting You Need Help
Who Is Affected By Addiction? Addiction is indiscriminate. It doesn’t just affect those who are…
Life-Saving Narcan: Why It’s Needed and How to Get It
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, almost 50,000 people overdosed on opioids in…
The Importance of Self-Care While Your Child Is In Treatment
“Addiction is a family disease.” If your child is struggling with a substance use disorder,…
Benefits of Individualized Addiction Treatment
Over 23 million Americans struggle with substance abuse and could benefit from treatment, but every…