Addiction – A State of Emergency

Addiction – A State of Emergency

As most of you know, the federal government has declared the Opioid Epidemic a National State of Emergency. That was some time ago and to our knowledge, a plan to accompany this state of emergency has not come to fruition. Approximately 150 people are dying every day...
The Myths I Believed About Recovery Prior to Getting Sober

The Myths I Believed About Recovery Prior to Getting Sober

Before I got sober, I couldn’t imagine what a life of recovery would look like. Not drinking seemed like a death sentence. I had grown up around alcohol my whole life. It was part of my world and it was part of the world of every other person I knew. When I turned 21,...
Xanax Addiction: From Anxiety to Abuse

Xanax Addiction: From Anxiety to Abuse

Xanax is classified as a benzodiazepine and acts as a central nervous system depressant.  If taken as prescribed, Xanax has the ability to reduce physical tension, restlessness, and feelings of unease that are common with anxiety. Xanax is medically known as...