By Alanna Hilbink You’re tired of the hold drugs and alcohol have over your life. You’re tired of how they make you think, feel and act. Or maybe you’re tired of watching them hurt someone you love. You think rehab might be the right choice, but you’re not sure. There are so many conflicting stories…

On this episode of Recovery Unscripted, we hear from Dr. Eboni Webb, an internationally renowned trainer in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In addition to developing two specialized DBT programs for clients with developmental disabilities and borderline-intellectual functioning, she has also opened a private practice offering diverse DBT specializations. She sat down with Foundations Chief Marketing Officer…

By Jim Woods Substance use and legal problems often go hand in hand. Maybe you’ve been caught driving while under the influence, or perhaps other poor choices, such as fighting or stealing, led to legal consequences. Whatever challenges you’re facing, know that you’re not alone. This article will encourage you and guide you through some…

By Christa Banister It’s barely the day after Christmas when the onslaught of red, white and pink is officially ushered in with aisles filled with flowers, heart-shaped candies and Hallmark’s latest sappy declarations of love. Before long, the commercials quickly follow suit with images of candlelit dinners, overpriced roses and elaborate proposals complete with the…

By Pat Matuszak It might be the most common fear that keeps people out of rehabilitation from substance addiction. It’s not the fear of withdrawal, and it’s not worry about what they’ll face in the process of recovery. It’s the fear of losing their job. Losing a career you love is a high price to…

By Martha McLaughlin Opioid addiction touches every segment of American society. No one is immune, and there are a lot of different ways people become addicted or respond to treatment based on varying characteristics and backgrounds. But research shows women have been hit especially hard by the opioid crisis. Let’s take a closer look at…

By: Kathryn Millán, LPC/MHSP Sexual harassment and assault have come to the forefront of American culture this year, as allegations against politicians, actors, employers and cultural leaders emerge. Simply watching the evening news can feel overwhelming for people who have experienced sexual assault firsthand. Sexual harassment can be traumatic — but there is hope. A…

By Tamarra Kemsley Ketamine, an anesthetic infamous for abuse among club drug users, may actually help to alleviate even the most stubborn cases of depression. It’s a hypothesis researchers have been testing for years, including as far back as 2006 when a group from the National Institute of Mental Health injected 17 patients with the…