Understanding Heroin Addiction

The CDC recently confirmed that there were an estimated 107,622 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2021. This number reflects an increase of nearly 15% over the previous year. These reports confirmed that of those people who died due to overdose, 65% of them were killed by opioids like heroin.   Since heroin…

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What to Do After a Relapse

Relapse is a common occurrence for those struggling with addiction. In fact, about 40-60% of people who struggle with addiction will experience a relapse at some point. The emotions associated with relapse can sometimes be overwhelming. It can be challenging to know what to do after a relapse, but don’t worry, we are here to…

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7 Ways Addiction Changes Your Personality

Can drugs cause personality changes? That’s the question many people are asking these days. As the addiction epidemic continues to grow, more and more people are interested in how drugs and addiction can alter someone’s personality. They see their loved ones acting differently and wonder what role substance abuse could be playing. The short answer…

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12-Step Programs for Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a serious problem that affects millions of people in the United States. There are many different ways to treat addiction. Typically, recovery is achieved by combining multiple different treatment methods. 12-step programs are one of the methods that we’ve used to help thousands of people on their roads to recovery. In this blog…

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Suboxone Doctors: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been researching addiction treatments and pathways to recovery for yourself or a loved one, you may be considering visiting a suboxone doctor. In this post, you’ll learn more about suboxone doctors and how the medication is used to treat addiction. What is a suboxone doctor? Although “suboxone doctor” is a commonly searched phrase,…

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The Five Stages of Addiction Recovery

Addiction can be incredibly difficult to overcome. It can take over your life and control everything that you do. On top of that, no two cases of addiction are exactly the same. Lots of different psychological models exist to explain how long-term behavior change occurs. In this article, we are going to explore the transtheoretical…

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