Addiction Treatment Blog, Insights and Recovery News - Page 43

Learning About Alcoholism: 8 Signs You Should Know

Being considered the life of the party can blur the reality associated with excessive drinking. It can be a rite of passage to some or even a social norm. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, a staggering 2.5 million people die worldwide each year under alcohol related circumstances, and there are … Continued

Apps For Recovery 3

An essential part of recovery is focusing on one’s health to ensure that mind, body, and spirit work together to stay motivated. In today’s world, stresses come from all angles; so it is important to have tools ready to safeguard against them. Everyone takes their health for granted until they get sick. The best way … Continued

Avoiding a Dangerous School Year

As the new school year starts, college students have gathered everything they need to get started: computer, pens, notebooks, and for some, drugs and/or alcohol. For many first time college students, going away to school is often their first time away from home for a significant length of time. Students want and need to fit … Continued

From Humans of New York: Addiction as a Family Disease

Started in November 2010 by photographer Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York (HONY) is a photoblog and bestselling book featuring street portraits and interviews collected in New York City. With more than eight million followers on social media, HONY now provides a worldwide audience with daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York … Continued

How your brain heals after quitting heroin.

After a person quits using heroin, their body immediately starts to heal itself. See how the brain heals itself.