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...
Earth Day Activities that Can Help Your Recovery

Earth Day Activities that Can Help Your Recovery

This year on April 22, the world will celebrate Earth Day for the 49th time. When you think about it, Earth Day is the perfect celebration for people in recovery. It’s all about making a fresh start and transforming something that was problematic into something...
Recovering Together: Tips for Recovering Couples

Recovering Together: Tips for Recovering Couples

In some ways, recovering as a couple simplifies things. There are many issues you don’t need to explain, and you might feel less worried about being judged or left behind. On the other hand, though, recovering together as a couple is itself a very complex...
The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

Just how serious is the American opioid addiction? Here is a look at our opioid addiction crisis on the numbers. About opioids Opioids are a type of drugs. They include heroin, which is illegal, but they are also the legal prescription drugs codeine, fentanyl,...