The Importance of Aftercare Programs

Recovery consists of processes that facilitate change by supporting an individual’s health and wellness, so they are able to live independently free from substance abuse. The components of recovery are designed to teach the addict how to live an independent life...
Alcohol FAQ

Alcohol FAQ

For Users What happens if I get a DUI? If you are driving under the influence of alcohol and a police officer stops you, you will be arrested. Depending on the state you are in, you may be kept in jail or a police station if someone pays your bail and takes you home....
Addiction and the Workplace

Addiction and the Workplace

Substance abuse and the workplace can be a volatile combination. For an addict, whether active or recovering, trying to balance sobriety with a paying job is strenuous. You might even be currently employed and seeking help for addiction or treatment for addiction to...
Side Effects of Alcohol and Your Body

Side Effects of Alcohol and Your Body

Nearly everyone you know has a drink from time to time – to celebrate a birthday, take the sting off a breakup, or relax after a hard day. Drinking alcohol is usually portrayed in movies or TV shows like a magic potion. It makes you cooler, gives you the freedom...
Alcohol Consumption Increases During COVID-19

Alcohol Consumption Increases During COVID-19

Since March, when the COVID-19 lockdown was in effect, experts saw a rise in the sales of alcohol across the country. How much of a rise? According to the Associated Press, sales of alcohol increased 55 percent compared to March and...