Tag Archives: Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

Fighting Drug Abuse in Your Community with Government Grants

Man explaining Addiction to Loved Ones while drinking coffee The United States is currently facing an overwhelming and undeniable problem with substance abuse. An inability to examine and solve this issue comes at a high price, costing our nation both financially and emotionally. In 2015, the economic cost of the opioid epidemic alone was six times previous years, costing the federal government $504 billion [...]
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What to Do If Your Sober Living Home Isn’t Really Sober

Man considering sober living It is often believed that recovery really starts once treatment is fulfilled. As the patients transition back into their normal life, they require continued support more than ever in order to help them prioritize recovery throughout this highly vulnerable time. These days, many drug treatment centers offer outpatient treatment services to make this transition smoother. [...]
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Powerful Substance Abuse Messages to Our Youth

Teenage Girl with an Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Teens are at high-risk for pressures from peers and young adults to engage in underage drinking. There are many variables that influence their risk for substance use and abuse. There are many programs that offer prevention and education to tweens, teens, and young adults. Parents and caregivers play a significant role in what decisions their [...]
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National Drug & Alcohol Week Overview: What You Need to Know

Woman Using alcohol to cope with depression The 2018 National Drug & Alcohol Week, which is sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is a week-long observance on the facts about drug and alcohol abuse and addiction [1]. From January 22-28th 2018, there will be educational events, activities, and online events [...]
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Things to Know Before Going to Out-of-State Alcohol Rehabs

Leaving for out-of-state Alcohol Rehabs Numerous elements play a pivotal role in deciding what addiction rehabilitation program to enter. Details such as insurance, costs, accessibility from work or school, and social support take up so much of the patient’s attention that sometimes location does not seem to enter their decision-making process. However, the decision between staying near home and leaving [...]
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