How Long Does a Withdrawal Last?
“If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime.” — Benjamin Alire Saenz What’s the difference
5 Things You Can Do After a Relapse
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try
Why Prescription Drug Use is on the Rise
“Abusing drugs — even prescription drugs — can change how your brain works. Most people start by choosing to take
Long-Term Recovery and How to Maintain It
“Anyone, from any background, can develop a compulsive relationship with alcohol. But with the right help and guidance, it is
Childhood Trauma and Addiction
“Always remember, if you have been diagnosed with PTSD, it is not a sign of weakness; rather, it is proof
Why Do Alcoholics Relapse?
“Though addiction is a disease – a brain disease that’s often progressive – addicts who relapse are often blamed.” –
What Does a Clean Life Look Like?
“45 years ago today, I had a wake-up call. I was heading for disaster. I was drinking myself to death.
Bank Holiday Bonanza — How to Stay Healthy
“Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries.” — Mark Halperin Britons gear up to celebrate May
The Ultra Wealthy and Addiction
“Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use despite adverse consequences. It is considered
Anxiety and How to Overcome It
Anxiety disorders Most people will experience anxiety at various times in everyday life. Many will feel anxious, leading to difficult
How to Spot a Gambling Addiction
“Gambling addiction activates the same brain pathways as drug and alcohol cravings.” — Imperial College London Is gambling addiction a
How to Manage Stress to Avoid Relapse
“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake.