Never Alone: How Testimonials Help to Heal

Never Alone: How Testimonials Help to Heal

Treating addiction isn’t like any other illness. There is no pill to take or exercise to do that eliminates the problem, only the power of internal strength to overcome struggles of the “every day.” And when that strength wanes and resolve seems at its lowest, those...
The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses on the planet. Approximately 300 million people around the world suffer from some type of depression, and without treatment, it can result in suicide. Depression manifests itself in various symptoms, including...
How to Talk to a Friend About Addiction

How to Talk to a Friend About Addiction

It is incredibly tough to see someone you love succumb to the perils of addiction. You may have fond memories of this person with the two of you hanging out, sharing secrets and helping each other through life’s toughest moments. However, those memories do not erase...
What Are The 4 Agreements?

What Are The 4 Agreements?

The Four Agreements is a best-selling self-help book written by Don Miguel Ruiz. He was inspired by ideas from the Toltec, a group of indigenous people who lived on what is now Mexican territory over a thousand years ago. The goal of learning about these agreements is...
Addiction: Why It’s a Progressive Disease

Addiction: Why It’s a Progressive Disease

Cunning, baffling and powerful – that’s how many describe addiction, which is truly a horrific disease. It’s also progressive. Once a person is addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, the disease gets worse if the person remains in active addiction. A vicious cycle takes...