Commonly prescribed and addictive prescription drugs are a hot topic. And it’s no wonder why when you consider just a few proven facts. Did you know that 55% of Americans regularly take a prescription medication?People using doctor prescribed meds usually take an average of four in addition to … [Read more...] aboutThe Most Commonly Prescribed and Addictive Prescription Drugs
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) conducted a survey reported on in 2012. The data collected showed that 10 percent of U.S. adults were in recovery from substance abuse or addiction, and more than 23 million once had a drug or alcohol problem, but they … [Read more...] aboutDo All Addicts Relapse?
When was the last time you joked by saying, “It’s driving me to drink”? Stress does crazy things. It triggers different reactions in different people, some hardly noticeable and others visibly detrimental. Exposure to too much stress for too long can contribute to anxiety. Anxiety leaves a person … [Read more...] aboutHow to Help a Loved One Who Relapses
Drug and alcohol abuse clout your mind, damage your body and cause feelings of hopelessness to settle in. When it comes to the recovery process, it is natural to feel as though things will never get better. Although recovery may seem hard, there is an end in sight. Part of the process is … [Read more...] aboutWhy Am I Always Unwell?