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Recovery Clinics Now Receiving COVID Vaccines

It's a point we mentioned in a previous blog and now it appears as though COVID-19 vaccinations are coming through for residents and employees of recovery facilities. Massachusetts actually made headlines this week for being one of the first states to administer medications to those...

Maine Breaks Record For Overdose Deaths

Just when you thought you'd heard the worst about 2020, another alarming stat has been released. According to new reports from the Portland Press Herald, the state of Maine has broken its record the most overdose deaths in one year.   As we all probably know, the U.S.'...

A Very Different Dry January

Over the years, we have been very excited to see the Dry January movement gain traction. Once a small social media trend, it is now covered in some of the largest publications in the world and attracts millions to participate. The concept is simple; avoid all alcohol...

Orange County California Hit Hard With Addictions

Being a California-based treatment center, we try to be very aware of the addiction issues happening in our region. And in our direct vicinity of Orange County, California, drug and alcohol dependencies are hitting an all-time high. So much so, that several local news outlets are...

Musicians Are Facing Addiction Challenges During COVID-19

Obviously, the COVID-19 health pandemic has affected everyone. But there are certain segments of population who appear to be more impacted than others. Those who work in the restaurant industry, for example, have been hit especially hard. Professional musicians are also struggling and could be turning to...

Certain Recovery Patients May Get COVID-19 Vaccines Soon

If you've been following the headlines, then you're well aware of the amazing medical breakthroughs that have happened regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Essential workers across the country are already receiving treatments and, according to a recent article in The New York Post, people in recovery programs...

Knitting Becomes New Recovery Tool

There are countless outlets that people can channel their energies into while overcoming an addiction. And one of the more interesting ones to emerge as of late, concerns fabric and needles. CNN recently highlighted a viral knitting trend that has become very popular in recovery treatment centers across Canada....

Walmart Facing Lawsuit Over Opioid Crisis

In earlier blogs, we discussed some major lawsuits surrounding the nation's opioid addiction crisis. Big pharma companies like Purdue have been forced into bankruptcy over their alleged roles in furthering painkiller dependencies over the past decade. And now, another corporate giant is facing serious legal action over...

Addiction, Mental Health And COVID-19

You are probably very aware of the term "perfect storm." Well, in the COVID-19 world we live in today, we are very much facing that type of an event. NBC News recently made an entire story out of the deadly mixture of quarantines, mental health and...

Recognizing National Impaired Driving Month

December signifies quite a few important things in the world. Of course, it's the month of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve. But it's also universally recognized as National Impaired Driving Month, shining a light on those who've lost their lives because of people inebriated behind the wheel.   Not surprisingly,...

Psychedelic Dependencies Rising Within The Military

Sadly, addictions are not that rare amongst people who serve. As we've mentioned before, issues like PTSD can lead to dependencies on substances like alcohol and drugs. Well now however, it appears as though another narcotic is becoming commonly abused among servicemen. According to new research, it...

How Will Recovery Look As We Enter 2021?

In the past few weeks, America has gotten a mixture of both inspiring and disheartening news. On the positive side, it does sound like vaccines for COVID-19 will soon be arriving; potentially eradicating our current pandemic. But negatively, cases still continue to rise and more lockdowns...

Non-Fatal Overdoses Are Rising Among Teens

When it comes to recovery, a very interesting place to gather research from is hospital ERs. It is here where doctors can tally what demographics of people are coming in for addiction-related emergencies. And one stat that always gets called out is overdoses; whether they...

Day Trader Warns Of Addiction Risks

It's not surprising to hear that stressful jobs can lead to dependencies. High pressure situations can drive people towards "coping mechanisms," which can often be drugs or alcohol. That, of course, is not the healthy solution, but it is a common one, to say the...

Holiday Sobriety Tips

As you can imagine, holiday sobriety is a hot topic right now. This is the time of year when many new temptations arise and the added stressors of COVID-19 quarantining certainly don't help. On that note, famed publication The Chicago Tribune published a story front and center on their website; highlighting...