How Is Trauma Linked to Addiction?
For many who experience a trauma, the shock and hurt dissipates with time. Others, however, may turn to substances and develop addictions.
19 of the Best LGBTQ+ Books
These 19 reads are the best LGBTQ+ books for learning about the complexities of queerness from experts and community members.
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?
5 Myths About Addiction
There are many misconceptions and generalizations about addiction. Learn about myths impacting public perceptions of the disease and why they are untrue.
Drug Overdoses and the 911 Good Samaritan Law
In the case of a drug overdose, as with many medical emergencies, a matter of minutes can make all the difference between life and death. Yet, many people delay calling 911, or sometimes don’t call at all. And it’s not just drug dealers or complete strangers who are hesitating to call ⎼ it is parents, friends, loved ones. It is the individual overdosing. Not because they don’t care, but because they’re afraid of the repercussions.
How to Ask for Help When You Relapse
People in recovery who feel they are experiencing relapse need outside support to cope with their emotions. Learn how to ask for help during this tough time.