August 2022

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…

What are your risks for addiction?

What puts you at risk of addiction? There's no one answer to that question. There's no single factor that can predict who is likely to succumb to addiction. Read More…

Repairing the Brain

The prefrontal cortex is the part of the brain that is most affected by the repeated use of alcohol or other intoxicants. Among the roles of the prefrontal cortex are the regulation of decision-making abilities and impulse control, as well as other thought processes. Read More…

Be Happy in Sobriety

People in recovery and their loved ones sometimes expect that their problems will go away once the drug-using or drinking has stopped. Read More…