Addiction is a Jealous Lover

You won't find a more jealous lover than addiction. Once your addiction sees what it wants, it goes for it. Once it has taken you where it wants you to be, it will lead you down the same path every time. Read More…

Discovery of Recovery

The author, Ann Real, is a Psychiatric RN specializing in addiction recovery, and a person in recovery. Her story, and her path, is told in more detail in the preface of the book, and she makes use of her own experiences throughout the book, when applicable. Read More…

Screening for Addiction with CAGE-AID

Do you ever think that maybe you're drinking a little too much, or too often? Is your drug use likely to become a problem? Would you know when it's time to get help? Read More…

Unhealthy Roles in Codependency

Commonly, loved ones of people with addictions will fluctuate back and forth between five coping skills, hoping to deal with the impact of addiction. Read More…

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse

Recently published, The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse was written by a woman who had, herself, struggled with drinking from an early age, and was using drugs by the time she entered her teen years. Read More…