What is Addiction? What Causes Addiction?

  Addiction is a mental illness and chronic disease that affects the brain and the body. There’s a connection between genetics and addiction, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. Addiction causes can be difficult to pinpoint. The effect... read more

Addiction Help For Your College Kid

How to Deal With a Drug Addict Son or Daughter in College   There are many pressures college girls go through during their late teens and early twenties. College can be such a fun time and an exciting new chapter of experiences. Pressures can come al... read more

How to Stay Sober While Grieving

How to Stay Sober Through a Death in the Family   The death of a loved one engraves the loss in our hearts forever. Our ability to survive the loss is sometimes overwhelmed by the feelings of sadness, guilt, denial and despair, which can affect even ... read more

A Year in Reflection

Take a moment to think about the year of 2014; are you satisfied with everything you’ve accomplished? Are you proud of the decisions you’ve made? Is there anything you would like to change in your life? If your alcohol or drug use is concerning you, t... read more

New Year’s Resolution for 2015

What better time to get help for your addiction than a brand new year.  With a new year to start things off right, call Tranquil Shores to get the help you need to reclaim your life!  Battling substance abuse addiction alone is painful and ineffective.... read more