How to file Casey's Law in KY

How to file Casey’s Law in KY

There may be no greater feeling of helplessness than watching a loved one struggle with addiction and unwilling to seek treatment. With resources such as Casey’s Law, however, friends and family members now have the power to get their loved ones the help they need before it is too late. In this article, we will…

addiction and family

How addiction affects the whole family

Addiction is a disease that can reach far beyond the person actively using drugs or alcohol. When someone struggles with addiction, the entire family can also struggle and be impacted by it in a variety of ways. Much like a storm, addiction can leave destruction in its wake, but with the right support, families can…

How do I stay sober during the holidays?

The holiday season is considered a time to celebrate and gather with friends and family. For those who are in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction, however, the stress, anxiety, and pressure of “the most wonderful time of the year” can put a strain on your sobriety. What do you do when that Christmas or New Year’s Eve party you were invited to has an open bar or someone offers you a drink? What happens when those visits with…

Substance use among youth is a problem we must tackle

Between Oct. 23 and Oct. 31, schools and communities across the country took part in events celebrating Red Ribbon Week. This national campaign, which launched in the 1980s, promotes drug-free communities with initiatives targeting school-age youth. But is it really important to continue pushing substance abuse education when it comes to children? The answer is…

Christian Rehab

Churches play important role in Christian rehab

Successful recovery from substance use disorder cannot be accomplished alone. It takes support, compassion, understanding and love. While this support can come from peers, mentors, and experts trained to address the unique needs of addiction treatment, a relationship with God is another crucial factor in successful addiction recovery care. Faith-based recovery combines clinical treatment therapies…