Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

Methamphetamine or “crystal meth” is a highly addictive and potent stimulant drug. Meth is a man-made drug that was historically given to soldiers in World War II to keep them awake and alert.[1] Crystal meth is made with a substance found in many cold medicines -...

Wine is popular in American culture. People drink it to celebrate, socialize, and relax. For centuries, wine has been used to complement luxurious meals and everyday family gatherings. In recent years, researchers have examined the health benefits of wine and some suggest that drinking some...

Methamphetamine is an addictive stimulant drug that produces powerful effects. This substance is extremely addictive due to the way it interacts with your central nervous system. Because of the habit-forming effects of meth, it has been classified as a Schedule II stimulant drug. According to the...

Heroin is a powerfully addictive opiate. People who use heroin, even for a short period of time, are at risk of developing brain damage and physical dependence. Being addicted to heroin puts people at substantial risk of overdose and death. Withdrawal from heroin carries its own...

If you are one of the millions of people in the United States who has a loved one addicted to drugs or alcohol, you likely understand the pain, anger, guilt, and sadness that can often accompany the condition. Loving someone with addiction or alcoholism can be...

The decision to enter addiction treatment is one of the most important, yet frightening decisions anyone can make. However, transitioning from an addiction treatment program back into everyday life is just as scary. You might have gotten used to the strict routines and constant supervision you...

Watching your loved one struggle with the disease of addiction is exhausting, terrifying, and stressful. When your loved one finally decides to enter rehab, you will probably feel a sense of relief. Knowing that they are safe, supported, and receiving treatment for their substance abuse...

Millions of people in the United States struggle with a substance use disorder (SUD). A substance use disorder is characterized by substance use that interferes with a person’s ability to live a healthy, fulfilling life and function normally in their daily life. There is a wide...