how to spot meth abuse

How to Spot Meth Abuse Before It’s Too Late

California, like many states, is struggling with a meth abuse problem, which is why knowing how to spot meth abuse is important. People of all ages are getting high on this stimulant, and are quickly realizing just how addicting it can be. In order to do something about this problem, groups are now pushing to […]

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Call for Help: When Is It Time to Get Professional Drug Treatment?

For millions of people who abuse alcohol and drugs, the idea of seeking professional drug treatment for addiction can set off a struggle within themselves that keeps them from making the much-needed call. The thought of going to drug rehab raises all kinds of anxiety-causing questions. What are people going to think? Will I lose […]

Lana Del Rey addiction

Celebrity Recovery: Lana Del Rey’s Dark Paradise

“Celebrity Recovery” is a four-part series featured during National Recovery Month recalling the celebrities who have survived addiction, gone through rehab, and continue to be in recovery today. ~ “And when I write about the thing that I’ve lost I feel like I’m writing about alcohol because that was the first love of my life.” Lana […]

Michael Phelps addiction

Celebrity Recovery: Michael Phelps’ Freedom from Suicide

“Celebrity Recovery” is a four-part series featured during National Recovery Month recalling the celebrities who have survived addiction, gone through rehab, and continue to be in recovery today. ~ “Michael, you have all the money that anybody your age could ever want or need; you have a profound influence in the world; you have free time—and […]

Fergie past addiction

Celebrity Recovery: Fergie Chooses MILF Over Meth

“Celebrity Recovery” is a four-part series featured during National Recovery Month recalling the celebrities who have survived addiction and continue to be in recovery today. ~ Celebrity rehab and recovery has led strong women like Fergie to redefine the meaning of MILF—mother I’d like to follow—as she does in her latest single “M.I.L.F.$.” Proudly having […]

Marc Jacobs' recovery

Celebrity Recovery: Marc Jacobs is Recovery Chic

Marc Jacobs’ recovery is our first story in the “Celebrity Recovery” four-part series featured during National Recovery Month recalling the celebrities who have survived addiction, gone through rehab, and continue to be in recovery today. ~ In the world of celebrity rehab and recovery, Marc Jacobs is the embodiment of health and youth culture, now […]

addiction memoirs

2016 Addiction Memoirs You Need to Read Right Now

Addiction memoirs, for some people, can be cringe-worthy to some recovering individuals, who might feel the “story of an addict” has already been told time and time again to the point of being cliché. How many times can a person read about someone hitting rock bottom, getting treatment, and going to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting […]

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These Addiction Memoirs Will Inspire Anyone to Get Treatment

Like addiction itself, addiction memoirs can cover a range of issues to discuss within its chapters. From trauma to the female perspective or from discovering one’s sexuality to discovering one’s identity, addiction memoirs encompass various factors of lifestyle and personal reflection that can help readers understand their own situation and seek guidance. There’s a cathartic […]

pet intoxication

Pet Intoxication: Share Animal Treats, Not Drugs

Bubba, with his wide eyes and brown and (mostly) white fur, loves belly rubs, running, and playing—just like any other dog. But on a recent spring day, pet intoxication threatened to cut the small Jack Russell terrier-Chihuahua mix’s life short, nearly robbing him of the joys of being a carefree canine. In March 2016, Bubba, […]

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Molly: The Daughter of MDMA Threatens Young Users

You may have seen molly take the form of symbolism in the anti-norm film, Dope. It’s featured in songs and may even appear in that risqué conversation about last night’s shenanigans at the club. “Popped a molly, I’m sweatin’” ring a bell to anyone? The past decades have introduced young thrill-seekers to a novelty of […]