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

Fentanyl: What You Need to Know

Fentanyl is wreaking havoc on society. Here's what you need to know about this deadly synthetic opioid.
Drug Addiction

How to Recognize Benzodiazepine Addiction

Recognizing the signs of benzodiazepine addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Drug Addiction

Addiction 101: What It Is and How to Talk About It

There are countless misconceptions about addiction and those who struggle with it. Learn what addiction is, how to recognize it, and what you can do to help.

Waiting for Rock Bottom Could Mean a Tombstone

"Rock bottom" could be too late for someone struggling with drugs or alcohol. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and what you can do to get help.
Drug Addiction

What to Do If Your Addicted Son/Daughter Asks You for Money

Watching your child struggle with drugs and alcohol can leave you feeling helpless. Learn what you can do to help them without enabling their addiction.
Drug Addiction

I’m a Gay Male Addict in Recovery

Overcoming addiction is never easy, especially when you are a part of the LGBTQ community. In this article, Lloyd shares his experience as a gay man in recovery.
Drug Addiction

How to Recognize Depression

Approximately 16.2 million American adults suffer from depression. Learn how to recognize it and what you can do to help.
Drug Addiction

Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community

Addiction can affect everyone, but it affects the LGBTQ+ community at a disproportionate rate. Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of struggling with addiction and the barriers they encounter when seeking treatment.
Drug Addiction

Dear Heroin,

Watching someone close to you struggle with addiction is heartbreaking, especially if you were once in their shoes. In this article, Michael Ahearn, shares what it feels like to watch those you love relapse.
Drug Addiction

What I Learned from my Father’s Addiction

When Maggie's dad revealed his struggles with alcohol, her whole life changed. Now, Maggie shares what she has learned from her father's struggle with addiction.
Addiction Treatment

Officials Implement New Opioid Addiction Treatment Initiatives

The opioid epidemic affects about 2 million people in the United States. Here's how some states are using buprenorphine to help save the lives of those allifcted by opioid addiction.
Drug Addiction

Drugged Driving: How Opioids Are Causing a Spike in Deadly Car Accidents

Opioids and car accidents may be more connected than we think. Learn how prescription medications could be leading to a spike in deadly car accidents.