What are the Signs and Symptoms of Addiction?

Your loved one may be in danger. You do not know much about addiction, but you do know that someone in your life is behaving unusually. Perhaps your friend or family member is taking more risks, losing control, or simply … Read More

Recovery is Always Necessary, Even When Life is Empty

“Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” — Jean Kilbourne   Did your addiction start like this? Did your loved one fall into despair because despair was already present? It doesn’t … Read More

Make it a Goal to Recover

Goals allow us to decide what we want, and how we are going to get there. Overcoming addiction is essential to becoming you again. It is not easy, but dividing that goal into smaller steps can make it achievable and … Read More

Building Self-Esteem in Recovery

Self-esteem is an essential part of addiction recovery. By definition, self-esteem is confidence in yourself and confidence in your abilities. If you are not confident in yourself, how can you be confident in recovery? That is exactly why self-esteem needs … Read More

Anyone Can Be An Addict

Your mom, your sister, your friend, you. Anyone can be an addict. Sometimes it is the people you least suspect. Sometimes you saw it coming all along. Addicts can come from all walks of life. To be an addict does … Read More