Houston Alcoholism—What You Can Do About It

Houston Alcoholism—What You Can Do About It What can I do about alcoholism in Houston, TX? Texas is state that struggles with alcoholism, and has for a long time. Drinking culture in Texas is well-established, and it’s hard to push back against an environment that encourages drinking. Unfortunately, for people struggling with alcoholism, Houston can…

Standing and Weeping over Sacred Ground

For twenty years I kept something in my home that I secretly treasured. It was an old brick from Detroit, a memory from the treatment center where I’d sobered up in 1972. The place was known as Sacred Heart Center, but I never knew how sacred it really was for me until the bulldozers arrived…

Prescription Drug Abuse Exploding Among College Students

Prescription Drug Abuse Exploding Among College Students What can I do about prescription drug abuse as a college student? The situation for college students is getting more and more dire. Prescription drug abuse is growing and growing in popularity, with more and more college students in particular finding themselves battling addiction when they should be…

How Family Is Important to Drug Addiction Recovery

How Family Is Important to Drug Addiction Recovery How does drug addiction impact my family? It’s well known that drug addiction has a huge effect on your family, and it can even tear families apart in severe situations. An addiction by any family member impacts the entire family, and can lead to severe consequences for…

How Does Equine Therapy Help Me with Drug Rehab?

How Does Equine Therapy Help Me with Drug Rehab? What are some ways I can enhance my rehab experience that I might not be thinking of? If you’re thinking about drug rehab, then you know by now that it’s the best option for the millions of Americans who are struggling with drug addiction. But not…

Ashamed No More: The “Stigma” of Addiction

When I got sober one of the things that plagued my mind was the stigma of addiction in our society today. How would people who weren’t affected by this disease view me? I was terrified of their judgment and worried myself over the thoughts of others. The sad truth is that society today views drug…

The True Cost of College Binge Drinking

The True Cost of College Binge Drinking What can I do if I’m in college and struggling with my drinking? College is a time when most young people try new things, to expand their horizons and experiment. It can be a great time to explore, now that you have much more freedom than you did…

Heroin Addiction: Its Effects, Dangers, and How to Fight It

Heroin Addiction: Its Effects, Dangers, and How to Fight It What can I do if I’m struggling with heroin addiction? Heroin addiction is a terrible and deadly disease that affects millions of people all around the world. Heroin can have severe long-term impacts on your health, your family, your career, and all areas of your…

What Does Meth Do to My Health?

What Does Meth Do to My Health? What does meth do to me? If you’re wondering what health effects meth has, you should know that they’re quite drastic. Methamphetamine (also known as meth, crystal, chalk, and ice, and other terms) is a highly addictive drug that leads users to use the drug constantly, destroying their…