Alcohol

Alcoholism is a chronic disease that affects millions. Learn about its effects and how to get help if you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol.
Drug Addiction

How Addiction Changes Your Personality

Addiction alters brain activity, leading to personality changes. Find out the different ways addiction can affect you and what you can do to reclaim your life.
Recovery

What to Expect at Your First AA Meeting

If you have never attended a 12 Step meeting before, the idea of walking into a room full of strangers and sharing your story can be intimidating. To make your first meeting a bit easier, here are some tips from others in recovery.
Alcohol

Dry January: 6 Ways Your Body Changes When You Stop Drinking Alcohol

Start the New Year off on the right foot! Quit alcohol for a month this Dry January 2023 and reap these 6 amazing benefits.
Alcohol

More Women are Drinking More, Multiple Studies Find

Research shows that women are drinking more than ever before. Read about the reasons behind their alcohol use problem.
Alcohol

How Does Alcohol Withdrawal Affect the Body?

You know you need to quit drinking, but you're worried about withdrawal symptoms. Learn what happens to your body here.
Recovery

The 10 Stages of Relapse

Contrary to popular belief, relapse does not happen at random. Learn the ten stages of a relapse so you can seek help before a relapse occurs.
Recovery

50 Things to Do Instead of Drinking

We put together a list of 50 things to do when you have urges to drink again so you can put your energy into healthy activities and sober fun.
Alcohol

Why Are So Many Queer People Using Drugs and Alcohol?

Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of addiction and how queer people can best seek treatment.
Family Wellness

What to Do to Help When Your Father is an Alcoholic

Learn how to help your alcoholic dad recover and seek treatment for his addiction while also taking care of your own mental health.
Recovery

Drug Overdose: Everything You Need to Know

Drug abuse always carries the risk of serious side effects, including overdose. Understand the causes and symptoms behind an overdose.
Recovery

3 Ways Your Appearance Changes When You Quit Drinking

You will see many beneficial appearance changes after you quit drinking, including ones right in the mirror.
Drug Addiction

What Does It Feel Like to Go Through Drug Withdrawal?

Not knowing what to expect is often the scariest part. Learn about the common withdrawal symptoms you may experience during detox and what you can do to alleviate the discomfort.