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Finding Sobriety Through Music

We know there are lots of important news stories happening across the country right now and we've certainly done our best to cover them from a recovery perspective. But, we also believe in taking a step back when possible and separating yourself with topics of...

Maintaining Sobriety Through Challenging Times

2020 has certainly shaped up to be an eventful year. For the past three months, Americans have had to change their lifestyle because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And now there are ongoing injustices, citywide curfews and emotional trauma circulating throughout the country. This is a...

Warning Issued For High Potency Marijuana

There is no denying that marijuana is much more acceptable today than it was a few short decades ago. But it is important to note that the drug itself has evolved and new strains have emerged with a much stronger potency than years before. In fact, some...

Quarantining With An Addict

Over these past few weeks, we've talked a lot about the COVID-19 pandemic and the damage it is causing for people battling addictions. But what about those who are living with dependent people? That is certainly a very real scenario as well and one that...

New Tech May Measure Vaping Addictions

For the past few years, there have been ongoing debates about whether people can become dependent on vaping and e-cigarettes. These devices certainly cause damage (as we've documented in our blogs) and, in our opinion, are wreaking havoc among younger Americans. But there hasn't been...

Virtual Training For Recovery Coaches

Thanks to COVID-19, it is a very different world today than it was three months ago. Gone are the intimate one-on-one therapy sessions and conversations. In their place are Zoom chats and FaceTime calls. So, it makes sense that people in the recovery field should prepare...

Calls To Addiction Centers Spike During COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 (or coronavirus) pandemic broke out in March, many in the recovery world have wondered: Will this situation lead to a spike in addiction cases? And while no definitive stats have been released yet, all answers are pointing Yes. We've mentioned the dependency risks involved with...

Addiction & Overspending During Quarantines

We have always said that addictions can have a terrible ripple effect. Of course they can do tremendous damage to a person's health, but they also destroy families and very often do irreparable damage to bank accounts. That can still very much be the case...

Alcohol Relapse Warning For Hand Sanitizer Users

In the current state of social distancing and quarantines amid COVID-19, hand sanitizer has become an essential tool for keeping people germ free. But the general population may not know that it carries severe risks for those recovering from alcoholism. In fact, it is often not...

NFL Could Halt Selling Alcohol At Games

As the COVID-19 health pandemic continues, many new ripple effects may begin to take place; particularly as people leave the quarantine life and ease back into their day-to-day activities. One interesting consequence (that we actually find rather positive) concerns the National Football League and the implementation of a...

Netflix To Tackle Opioid Crisis In New Series

It is not surprising to hear that subscribers to streaming services are increasing at a record rate. With quarantines continuing because of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, people are spending the majority of their time watching movies and TV shows at home. Well, on a positive note, leading...

Antidepressant Usage Is On The Rise

As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, more research is being uncovered highlighting the trends related to 24-hour quarantines. One recent one, which actually isn't all that surprising, concerns an uptick in antidepressant usage throughout the U.S. The Philadelphia Inquirer published some of the latest stats; which showed a...

Recovery Milestones In Isolation

For the past two months, we've been covering the struggles people are facing with addiction and isolation; particularly as it pertains to the national quarantines happening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But we believe it is just as important to celebrate successes and positivity as well....