Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that alters how the brain functions and disrupts everyday life. Drug addiction is caused by many factors that are biological, psychological, and environmental. Whether someone is abusing prescription pills from a doctor or using illicit drugs like heroin or fentanyl, addiction is a chronic disease that can be deadly if left untreated.
Drug Addiction

Facts You Should Know About Teen Marijuana Use

Marijuana is more socially acceptable than ever, but what impact is that having on teen marijuana use? Learn everything you need to know about the impact marijuana has on teens.
Drug Addiction

Free From the Cage of Addiction

Mountainside Alumni William C. discusses his journey of strength and finding inner peace after six months of sobriety.
Drug Addiction

Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket: TikTok and Drug Use Among Gen Z

With recent TikTok trends like the Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket, many parents are wondering if there is a larger drug use problem facing Gen Z.
Drug Addiction

How To Maintain Sobriety After Loss

Grief is a natural response to a major loss, but it is also one of the most common relapse triggers. Learning how to manage your grief is critical to maintaining your sobriety.
Drug Addiction

5 Tips to Help Your Loved One in Recovery

You play a vital role in your loved one's recovery process. Learn how to help your loved one feel supported as they address and overcome their addiction.
Drug Addiction

What Do I Do If My Parent Is Struggling with Addiction?

Coping with a mother or father who has an alcohol or drug problem can take a physical and emotional toll on your well-being. Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Alexandra Helfer, shares how to start prioritizing yourself to help your loved one.
Drug Addiction

8 Signs You Are Ready to Go to Rehab

You don’t need to be physically addicted to drugs or alcohol to need rehab. If substance abuse is causing negative effects in your life, it may be time to seek help. Here are 8 signs that you are ready to go to rehab.
Drug Addiction

Why Do Some People Become Addicted While Others Don’t?

Ever wondered why one person can try drugs and be seemingly unaffected while another can become hooked after just one use?
Addiction Treatment

What Better Time Than Now?

Should you go to rehab during the coronavirus pandemic? While everything around us is getting canceled or postponed, your treatment shouldn't be. In this article, recovery coach Michael Ahearn shares why getting help with your addiction is more important now than ever.
Drug Addiction

The Dangers of Meth

Meth is an extremely addictive and dangerous drug. Learn more about the devastating effects it has on the mind and body.
Opioids

The Truth About Surviving A Drug Overdose

Opioid overdoses aren't always deadly. Learn about the severe consequences that overdose survivors often face.
Drug Addiction

The Impact of Legal Marijuana

By the end of this year, 40 states will have legalized some form of marijuana consumption. But what does this mean? Is marijuana safe?