Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

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...

Anxiety is a broad term that encompasses a range of mental health conditions. From generalized anxiety to social anxiety, many people suffer from an anxiety disorder in the United States. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health condition other than depression. According to The...

Treatment for addiction does not end after someone completes a treatment program. Instead, people in recovery must find ways to stay active and engaged in treatment for the rest of their lives. This is especially important in the early days of sobriety after graduating from...

Millions of people in the United States live with substance abuse or addiction or mental health conditions. Left untreated, addiction and mental illness can severely impact the lives of people living with the conditions in a wide range of ways. When someone lives with either...

Benzodiazepine drugs are sedatives that have a calming effect and are used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, certain types of seizures, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.[1] Benzodiazepines or “benzos” are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. The most widely used...

Fentanyl is a powerful, synthetic opioid that is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.[1] It is sometimes used to treat severe pain after surgery or to help manage pain in patients fighting cancer. However, it has also infiltrated the illegal...