Talking To Your Children About Addiction

Talking To Your Children About Addiction

Addiction is a family disease that reaches spouses, parents, siblings, and most of all, their children. The impact of a loved one’s drug or alcohol abuse can be felt far beyond the individual using drugs. Addiction can affect finances, lead to violence or other...
Is Addiction Hereditary?

Is Addiction Hereditary?

It wasn’t until the turn of the 20th century that addiction was seen as a disease rather than a moral flaw. Now, in the 21st century, the way we think about addiction is changing yet again. Recent scientific findings have revealed that genetics can play a...
How To Have A Sober First Date

How To Have A Sober First Date

First dates can conjure up all kinds of feelings. From being unbelievably excited to feeling nervous and uncertain, these dating anxieties can feel even worse if you’re doing this while trying to stay sober. Here are some tips to help a recovering alcoholic get...
How Do You Celebrate New Years Eve Without Alcohol?

How Do You Celebrate New Years Eve Without Alcohol?

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the past and welcome the future. While you may be gearing up to have a good time with your loved ones, this time of year can be challenging if you’re committed to not drinking. As this holiday is synonymous with...
Help! My Spouse is a Drug Addict

Help! My Spouse is a Drug Addict

On the day that you vowed to love your partner for better or for worse, you likely envisioned a bright future full of possibilities and happiness. Now, however, you know that the person that you should be able to rely on the most in the world is also a drug addict....