How to Increase Hope in Addiction Recovery

How to Increase Hope in Addiction Recovery

            Hope is, without a doubt, an integral piece of the addiction recovery process. Many if not most people experiencing addiction to drugs or alcohol eventually find themselves without hope somewhere down the road, but luckily, it is something that can again...
How Social Anxiety Relates to Alcohol Abuse

How Social Anxiety Relates to Alcohol Abuse

For most people, a party is an excuse to have a good time, hanging out with old friends and meeting new people in a lively atmosphere. But if you have social anxiety, parties can trigger fear and alarm—being in a confined space with lots of people is the last place...
Addiction Recovery: Introverts vs. Extroverts

Addiction Recovery: Introverts vs. Extroverts

The terms “introvert” and “extrovert” are rather commonly used today when describing ourselves or the personalities of others, and most people know what each term implies.  Psychologist Carl Jung first used these words when conducting a study of psychological theory,...
Drug Prevention Tips for Children and Adolescents

Drug Prevention Tips for Children and Adolescents

            The best way to avoid becoming addicted to drugs and alcohol is to never start using them in the first place.  This is inarguable and indisputable, yet most people do try one or both in their lifetimes.  In some cases, the consumption of drugs and alcohol...
Can CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?

Can CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?

            An exciting new study adds opioid addiction to the long list of conditions that can be treated using CBD. CBD is a compound that exists within the cannabis sativa plant, but unlike it’s more well known sibling, THC, it does not get the user high, it is...