Coronavirus & Addiction: Compounding Crises

The union between the viral pandemic presently at the forefront of American society, and the opioid epidemic of yesterday, have united to create a particularly deadly outcome for the cross section of society susceptible to both.

Addiction Guide for Parents: 2021

It's never convenient to discuss the elephant in the room. When it is concern over someones substance use the need for change is always uncomfortable. The elephant in the room is that we stigmatize addiction. We stigmatize most all mental…

Scale of Addiction: A Drug by Drug Comparison

In most ways the “addictiveness” of a substance is highly subjective to the user. There’s no clear answer to the questions which drugs are more addictive than others.  The subject of addiction in general is frequently unclear with room for…

Step Ten of AA: Accountability

Step Ten of AA: Accountability

Society sees the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous as the Bible for anyone looking to recover from addiction.  The program has an estimated success rate of between 8% and 12% according to addiction specialists. Furthermore, AA has approximately 2 million…

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