Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that alters how the brain functions. Learn how it impacts individuals, their loved ones, and the community.
Drug Addiction

Is Instagram a Gateway to Drugs?

Young people are increasingly finding illicit drugs through dealers on Instagram. Learn about the dangers of the app and how to encourage youth to avoid substance abuse.
Drug Addiction

A Journey of Self-Discovery

Mountainside's Change in Action offering is a three-day wilderness experience that encourages inner strength and reflection. Learn about one client's self-discovery journey.
Drug Addiction

Obama Holds Conference on the Nation's Growing Opioid Problem

At a West Virginia conference, Obama addressed the opioid epidemic, the role of prescription drugs, and different initiatives the government would take to reduce the public health crisis.
Drug Addiction

Signs You Are Enabling an Addiction

It’s hard to know what to do when a loved one is suffering with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. See whether your family is offering misguided help and enabling your loved one’s addiction.
Drug Addiction

Drugged Driving

“Drunk” driving has been a topic of concern since the days of prohibition. But as more and more states legalize marijuana (23 to date), drugged driving is starting to gain some serious concern.
Drug Addiction

Study: 17% of College Students Misuse ADHD Drugs

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of South Carolina, 1 in 6 college students – or 17 percent – misuse Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drugs like Ritalin, Vyvanse, and Adderall.
Drug Addiction

5 Reasons People Give to Excuse Their Drug and Alcohol Addictions

Admitting to substance abuse is difficult, causing many users to make excuses for their behavior. Take action to address underlying issues before they escalate.
Drug Addiction

Kiwi Tastes A Golden Nugget

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It becomes all he can think about it. A short, animated film by Andreas Hykade illustrates the cycle of addiction.
Drug Addiction

Apps to Help Strengthen Your Recovery

Since technology is part of every aspect of our lives these days, it’s no surprise that there are quite a few apps created especially for people in recovery.
Drug Addiction

Addiction: 5 Things You Need to Know

There’s a lot of information out there about alcoholism and drug addiction. The sheer volume of articles, books, and videos on the topic can be overwhelming, and despite all of this, people are left still wanting answers. So, we’ve answered five of the top questions you may have about the topic.