Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Recovery Articles
Drug and Alcohol addiction is at epidemic proportions in today’s society. The underlying causes behind the development of addiction are explored in this series of articles. Understanding the physiological and psychological mechanism driving addiction, the impact of addiction upon the addicted person, the family and those closely associated with the addict, can provide you with the information to take positive action.
Each article offers information about mood disorders, drug addiction, and alcoholism. These articles explore behavior, distorted thinking, and compulsions that control the choice to use despite negative consequences. Understanding the workings of addiction and the hold it has on a person’s mind and body, allows you to ask the right questions and seek appropriate help. More articles will continue to be added. To begin learning more, read now.
National Prevention Week
May 14, 2013
Mental illness and substance abuse affect millions of people. According to the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 45.6 million adults had a mental illness.
April 30, 2013
The debate about medical marijuana rages as more states consider legalizing it, and two states have now even legalized it for recreational use. Are the medical uses of marijuana legitimate? How far do they go?
5 Tips for Lasting Sobriety
April 23, 2013
For the recovering addict, it isn't easy to achieve sobriety. Here are five things to remember to ensure that you're taking the right steps.
Alcohol Awareness Month Celebrates Rehab...
April 9, 2013
The month of April is more than just rain showers. April is also known as Alcohol Awareness Month. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) created it to raise awareness about alcohol and the negative consequences from drinking too much.
What to Look For in a Top-Rated Drug Rehab...
March 19, 2013
Most addiction treatment facilities claim to be a top-rated drug rehab center, but really what qualifies them to be the best? This list will clarify a few parameters for you when deciding to choose a drug rehab center for yourself or a loved one.
Underage Drinking Statistics and Resources...
February 4, 2013
Every year, thousands of American teens and even children are rushed to hospital for alcohol-related reasons. Although there are plenty of public programs and laws that aim to end underage drinking, the practice still continues
Talking to Your Child About Drugs
January 31, 2013
Talking with your child about drugs is an important and vital conversation. Too many parents these days avoid talking with their children because they feel uncomfortable, don't want to seem lame or even think that schools provide them with enough information to do the job.
Online Help Guide to Prescription Drug Abuse...
January 24, 2013
Every year, thousands of people across the U.S. die due to prescription drug abuse. This is caused when people consume prescription medications wrongly and intentionally.
Do Your Co-Workers Know Your Secret?
January 14, 2013
Recovery Connection's video shows you that alcoholism does not require a set time and place. Alcoholics need to maintain a certain blood alcohol level or else they can get violently sick.