Articles in Category: Breaking News

Behavioral Changes Caused by Drug Abuse

on Monday, 22 June 2015.

Drugs abuse can have a powerful effect on anyone that becomes trapped in the cycle of addiction. Drugs can cause chemical and even structural changes in the brain as someone becomes physically dependent on a substance to function. With numerous negative health effects and emotional problems associated with drug abuse, it is common for a person's behavior to change dramatically as well.

How to Have a Sober Summer

on Monday, 22 June 2015.

Summer can be an exciting season, as it often means time off from our usual work, school, and routines. The warm weather motivates many people to have outdoor outings, and the holidays offer opportunities for friendly gatherings.

Billy Idol Discusses His Battle With Addiction

on Thursday, 18 June 2015.

The 1980's pop star spoke frankly about his continuing battle with addiction while out promoting his memoir released back in October 2014. Idol's new memoir, cleverly titled Dancing With Myself, goes into detail about the singer's rise to fame and the dramatic life changes it brought about.

Experiencing Doubt In Recovery

on Thursday, 18 June 2015.

The early days of recovery are a vulnerable time, especially when it comes to experiencing emotions like doubt. Feelings of uncertainty and confusion can simmer inside of you for months, creating a serious threat to the progress of your recovery.

The Effects of Alcohol on the Heart

on Thursday, 18 June 2015.

Heavy drinking gravely increases your risk of developing heart problems, and that the potential benefits are more limited than they may believe. Here is the truth about how consuming alcohol can affect this vitally important organ.