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6 Signs You Are Enabling Your Spouse

It’s not possible for you to cause your loved one’s addiction – but you may be enabling his or her behavior and thereby delaying treatment.

Here are some red flags to watch for:

Do you make excuses for bad behavior? “His job has made him […]

3 Benefits of Tai Chi for Addiction

Tai chi, originally used in China as a martial art, has become an increasingly popular mind-body practice in the addiction community. When combined with traditional addiction treatment, tai chi can provide powerful support for those in recovery.
This is partly because the so-called “moving […]

6 Scary Facts About Teens and Prescription Drugs

Did you know that prescription and over-the-counter drugs are the most commonly abused substances by Americans ages 14 and older, after marijuana and alcohol? This is just one of the many alarming facts when it comes to teens and prescription drug abuse. 
Here we take a look […]

Trauma Affects the Whole Family

trauma affects whole familyEncountering traumatic events is common among addicts. Although you didn’t choose these events, they can (and do) affect your life in a great number of ways. This is something you and your family know all too well. Traumatic events, after all, […]

Do Safe Heroin Injection Facilities Reduce or Perpetuate Harm?

safe heroin injection facilities Alarm over the growing epidemic of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. has prompted some urban officials to advocate for safe facilities where addicts can inject drugs without harassment. Such sites already exist in Europe and Canada, and officials […]

Rehab Works—With a Little Help From You

make recovery work for youHow did you find yourself in rehab? Did a friend help you realize your drug or alcohol problem? Did your family use an intervention? Or did you simply become fed up with a life of chemical dependency?

How you got […]

Resuming the Role of Parent After Rehab

resuming role parent after rehabParents struggling with substance abuse often find themselves ostracized from the family. Instead of being the dependable provider, protector, or nurturer, these men and women have shown their vulnerabilities. There is much to recover from—both personally and relationally. As they […]

Using Mindfulness Meditation to Promote Addiction Recovery

mindfulness meditation addiction recoveryAlthough it’s true that genetic factors can make a person more susceptible to addiction, people often turn to drugs and alcohol to cope with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, or past trauma. For people suffering from addictive or co-occurring disorders, mental […]

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