How Common Is Addiction for War Veterans?

How Common Is Addiction for War Veterans?

War veterans sometimes struggle with alcohol and drug addiction. In certain instances, war veterans may use alcohol and drugs to cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). What Is PTSD? PTSD refers to a mental health condition that is triggered by a traumatic...
How Can Ibogaine Help America Fight the War on Drugs?

How Can Ibogaine Help America Fight the War on Drugs?

Ibogaine is a naturally occurring psychoactive indole alkaloid, and it plays an important part in a cutting-edge drug, alcohol, and nicotine addiction treatment. It may also help America combat the war on drugs. A Closer Look at the War on Drugs in the United States...
The Dangers of Hiding Your Addiction

The Dangers of Hiding Your Addiction

An addiction is a chronic disease that affects the brain and body. The Center on Addiction reports approximately 40 million Americans age 12 and older — or roughly one in seven people — are currently dealing with a drug, nicotine, or alcohol addiction. Among these...
Connect with the Stories of 5 Great Recovery Bloggers

Connect with the Stories of 5 Great Recovery Bloggers

It seems like almost everyone is writing about their life experiences in a blog these days, and people in recovery are no exception! While in some cases, blogs are personal (read: boring) accounts of the lives of people you don’t know, recovery blogs can be extremely...