Advocating for Yourself During Recovery From Alcohol & Drug Addiction

You have an addiction to Drugs and Alcohol. It’s an almost impossible thing to admit to yourself and the people you love. It is even harder to seek out addiction recovery treatment like medical detox or going to a drug and alcohol rehab facility. But you’ve acknowledged your addiction and you’ve taken the steps to get help. Now… Read More

How to Tell Your Friends about Rehab

When preparing to enter rehab, people often experience a shame that leads them to distance their friends and family just at the time when they need their support the most. It is a difficult choice to make and follow through on – don’t make it harder than it needs to be by removing support structures from your life…. Read More

Demi Lovato’s Journey Through and Back Into Drug Addiction

Demi Lovato has made her struggle with addiction a matter of public knowledge. She even made a Youtube documentary about the subject called, Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated where she lets her fans in to her personal world of struggling for years with drug and alcohol addiction.   Teen Drug and Alcohol Experimentation Lovato began using drugs and alcohol… Read More

Four Ways to Prepare Professionally for Rehab

Taking time off for rehab can be scary – putting your life on hold, stepping away from the familiar routines of home and work life. The latter is a particularly common concern – how can I take the time I need to deal with my addiction without damaging my professional life? It is important to remember that your… Read More

From AA To Parenthood

The overwhelming nature of recovering from addiction is often likely to cloud one’s vision from the potential of being a parent. Christopher Dale recounts lessons he’s learned from AA and being a sponsor for other recovering alcoholics and how these lessons translate for how he plans to raise his own child to be a well-adjusted adult and avoid… Read More

FBI Raids And Indictments At Phony Rehab Clinic Empire

Federal prosecutors have brought down the hammer on eight people who were part of a South Florida fake sober home and drug treatment center business empire, a cover for massive insurance fraud. The centers, which would treat patients going through opioid rehab and other such therapies, used the services in order to charge insurance companies over $50 million… Read More