What it Feels Like to Have an Addiction

What it Feels Like to Have an Addiction

For those who don’t suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, it is very hard to understand this disease. I have almost 20 years in recovery and sometimes it still baffles me. During the past three and a half years, we have helped hundreds of people recover. It’s a...
Steps To Take After a Relapse

Steps To Take After a Relapse

Relapse is a common experience for many who are trying to leave compulsive behaviors behind. Falling back into addictive patterns when you want out is frustrating and discouraging. It doesn’t have to be the end of your story, however. Understanding why relapse occurs...
Are You Addicted?

Are You Addicted?

Substance abuse is insidious. It’s a disease that says you don’t have it. As a result, coming to grips with the fact you may be suffering from addiction can be very difficult. There is still tremendous negative stigma around the disease. No one wants to admit they are...
The Benefits of Kai Chi Do

The Benefits of Kai Chi Do

The path to recovery from addiction is often different for each individual. The recovery process includes daily, conscious decisions to not let your dependency control you, and this often includes developing techniques to help focus your mind on what is most...
Dangers of Using Hallucinogens

Dangers of Using Hallucinogens

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health in 2017, roughly 17% of survey participants reported using hallucinogens in their lifetime. These drugs alter one’s perception of reality, along with a person’s feelings and thoughts. Examples of hallucinogens...