The news has never been more saturated with America’s growing drug addiction pandemic. Its root system is not singular but complex, and the devastation of its impact on individuals, families, communities, the legal system and other facets of society can only begin to be measured. What we do know is that addiction is disease in…

  Addiction has an impact on every member of a household, from the oldest members of the family to teens, kids, toddlers, and even infants. When someone in your home has a drug or alcohol problem, every generation feels the consequences of chemical dependence, and everyone needs help dealing with these devastating effects. An integrated…

Sexual harassment is a serious situation. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), it is against the law to harass a person because of that person’s sex. Harassment is further defined as including any or all of the following: Unwelcome sexual advances Requests for sexual favors Verbal or physical harassment of a sexual…

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a well-known street drug that people misuse for its mind-altering effects. Also known as “acid,” LSD is an illegal and uncontrolled substance, and it is rarely measured properly or distributed without toxic additives. LSD is a highly unpredictable drug. People who use it never know how their body will react…

There’s something appealing about a “binge,” about letting go of responsibility and indulging to excess. There’s something appealing about it — until you have to face the consequences. And when it comes to alcohol, a binge has consequences, and lots of them. It can even be deadly for the drinker and for those around him…

On This Page: Preparing for Treatment Reasons Rehab Options A common question many people have when considering rehab is if they will be allowed to have their cell phone (or other devices) with them during treatment. For many, a cell phone may be a piece of comfort from home, but they can also be a…

Staying sober means staying engaged, active and encouraged in your recovery. When things are good, it’s easy to ignore your coping skills and tools for recovery. When things are tough, it’s easy to beat yourself up and think there’s no way you can stay clean. You know the first is a bad idea and the…