Components of An Effective Recovery Plan

3 January 2018
Recovery Plan

In recovery, there is a lot of talk about “Day 1”. Whether it’s in reference to a person’s first day without using drugs or alcohol; their first day of treatment or their first day after they complete t...

RIP Chuck Mosley: Another Casualty of the Disease of Addiction

14 November 2017
Chuck Mosley succumbs to the disease of addiction.

Last Thursday, the music world said goodbye to another one of its own as former Faith No More front man, Chuck Mosley succumbed to an apparent heroin overdose after a long period of recovery from the disease of...

True Blood Star’s Death Highlights the Enduring Stigma of Addiction Recovery

17 July 2017

Earlier this month, actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role on HBO’s True Blood, died from complications due to alcohol withdrawal. His death is resonating through Hollywood and reigniting the conversatio...

Building A Solid Support System in Recovery

22 June 2017
Support System Sign Post

When we enter the early stages of post-treatment recovery, it’s the people around us that comprise our support system and will ultimately be our primary source of strength on some of our most vulnerable days....

What Type of Addiction Treatment Program is Right for Me?

19 June 2017
Addiction Treatment Program Doctor and Patient.

It’s a question every person entering treatment for addiction must ask themselves: What type of addiction treatment program would be the right fit for me? The answer to this question is contingent upon a vari...

Medication-Assisted Treatment: Is It Right for Me or My Loved One?

14 June 2017
Vivitrol used in medication-assisted treatment.

Medication-assisted treatment or MAT is a viable form of ongoing maintenance for a variety of substance abuse-related conditions, specifically opioid and alcohol addiction. Many patients experience considerable...