Man playing guitar for therapy

How Art and Music Can Help in Addiction Therapy

There’s something beautiful and magical about music. Almost everyone in the world has their own music taste, and they cling to different sounds and artists. It’s a universally sound entity that brings almost everyone together no matter the circumstance. What

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Increase in Drug Abuse in America

Why is Drug Use on the Rise in America?

There are many reasons why people turn to drug use. Sometimes it’s very complicated for people to understand why some of their friends or family members start using drugs. As we’re seeing in this country, drug use and abuse has

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Young man in recovery

Prescription Drugs and Becoming Dependent on Them

When we think of prescription drugs, we think of over-the-counter drugs or prescriptions our doctors prescribe to us. Yes, some prescription drugs are used for various reasons regarding your health, but they can lead you down the wrong path as

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Woman working on her mental health

The Relationship of Mental Health & Drug Addiction

It was Mental Illness Awareness week last week, which means we were acknowledging all of those who have been dealing with mental illnesses of all kinds. What some people don’t realize is that drug addiction and mental illness have a

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Heroin Addiction treatment and therapy

Addressing the Heroin Epidemic During COVID-19

2020 has been a devastating year. With a global pandemic riddling thousands of people and social injustice hurting our own communities in the United States, we still have a Heroin Epidemic on our hands. We cannot sleep on this because

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College Student with Adderall addiction

What Are the Dangers of Adderall?

Adderall has been misunderstood by many people, especially college students. Adderall is a prescription stimulant for people who are struggling with narcolepsy and ADHD. It gives you focus when you need it, but it can be abused by those who

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Young people supporting their friend struggling with addiction

Addiction Treatment is Needed More Than Ever

The addiction disease has been riddling the country more than ever these days. With everything going on including the pandemic, addiction treatment and therapy is needed more than ever now. Staying home can be extremely tough, especially when dealing with

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Outdoor escape

The Outdoors Can Be a Way to Escape

Addiction to drugs and alcohol can start from many different things. They become an escape from reality, which can include major stress, anxiety, and at times, depression. Many of us resort to it because it numbs us from the real

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Family Support with addiction

Understanding Addiction and How to Be Supportive

As a family member or friend who knows someone struggling with addiction, we may not quite understand the entirety of what they’re going through. As an outsider, we need to make sure we have a good grasp on how addiction

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