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

Robin Williams’ Death

Sad news of Robin Williams’ death notes his history with addiction and his struggle throughout his success and extraordinary talent to maintain sobriety… Robin Williams Drug Problems: Alcohol, Cocaine Addiction Punctuated Brilliant Actor’s Early Car... 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