Will I Learn to Trust Again After Being Betrayed

Substance abuse takes a tremendous toll on any relationship, whether friendship, family ties, or even marriage. It is for this reason that...

The Different Challenges of Quitting Alcohol Versus Drugs

While alcohol is a drug, the recovery process for alcohol is somewhat different than recovery for other drugs such as heroin, Vicodin or...

Navigating the Holidays With an Addicted Loved One

The holidays are often one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. This does not mean they cannot be great—even when you or...

Giving Back: Why Giving is a Great Way to Receive

When in recovery from addiction to drugs like Xanax, it is very easy to focus most of your attention on your own personal successes as well...

Addiction and Changing Your Ways

When you are an addict, you must embrace change. As you have seen in your own life, your options are to keep using or to get clean. One of...

Addiction and an Underdog Mentality

There is no doubt that at some points you will feel the odds are stacked against you while in recovery. You want to stay sober but face...

Breaking Unhealthy Habits

Genetic heritage plays a major role in addiction and mental health issues, but environmental and behavioral factors can equally contribute...

The Benefits of Recreation During Rehab

Undergoing drug addiction treatment can be a stressful experience. You must leave your comfortable environment, disclose painful and...

Motivation to Get Clean

Living free of drugs and alcohol is energizing and uplifting, but it is challenging as well. Finding the internal willpower to stay clean...

A Loved One’s Death and Addiction

There are many personal factors and life circumstances, including the death of a loved one, which can lead to substance abuse and...

How to Find Culturally Relevant Addiction Help

“Critical Issues in the Development of Culturally Relevant Substance Abuse Treatments for Specific Minority Groups” in the 2003...

Restoril (Temazepam) Abuse Help

Restoril is a brand name version of temazepam, a benzodiazepine-class drug used to treat insomnia and anxiety. The Institute of...

5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Interventionist

Xanax is Pfizer’s version of alprazolam, a prescription medication used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. This benzodiazepine-class...

What Should I Do If Friends Pressure Me to Use Drugs?

People living in recovery face pitfalls when they return to regular life. When friends are a significant reason behind day-to-day...

Overcoming Recovery Plateaus

Xanax is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety. However, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, abuse of prescription drugs...

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