friends

The Importance of a Sober Support Network

While many believe that recovery is a personal journey, that is not the whole truth. You cannot maintain your sobriety or...

coping

Why People Drink Alcohol as a Coping Mechanism

The cause of alcohol use disorder (AUD) may range from various factors, including environmental factors, mental health disorders and more. There...

effects

The Long-Term Effects of Addiction

Addiction can have many long-lasting effects, especially if you have struggled with it for an extended time. Addiction not only affects...

addiction

The Psychology Behind Addiction

Addiction can be caused by various factors, ranging from external circumstances to internal psychological ones. This disorder does not discriminate and...

Understanding Motivational Interviewing

Addiction can cause many individuals to think they do not have a problem or that they can control it without any...

The Opioid Epidemic and Its Effects on New Jersey

For decades, the United States has been facing a crisis concerning opioids, which stems from prescription misuse to illegal opioids taking...

relapse

What To Do After You Relapse

Recovery is a difficult journey with many ups and downs. Depending on how your path is going, you may find yourself...

relapse

The Warning Signs of Relapse

When someone relapses, it is commonly believed that it was a rash decision that came out of nowhere. However, relapse is...

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How Heroin Use Affects the Brain

Like any addiction to any substance, heroin use can cause long-term damage to the body’s major organs, especially the brain. Even...

opioid

What to Expect During Opioid Withdrawal

If you have been struggling with opioid addiction and have decided to get treatment, you may be feeling a mix of...

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