Articles in Category: Breaking News

The Evolution of Heroin from Medicine to Illicit Drug

on Thursday, 04 June 2015.

Heroin has been destructive and addictive drug for decades and the disease of opiate abuse has only continued to grow in the U.S. The drug has not always been illegal however and was initially created and marketed with medicinal intentions. When it was discovered to be addictive and dangerous for users in the early twentieth century, heroin gradually became one of the biggest sources of international crime with heavy trafficking throughout the world.

Dealing With Alcohol Withdraw

on Thursday, 04 June 2015.

Making the decision to work towards sobriety can be a very important life-changing decision with many long-term rewards, but can also be a challenge. There can be some unpleasant side effects to the body repairing itself and learning how to operate without alcohol, but that shouldn't be a reason to avoid entering treatment for alcohol addiction.

How To Talk To A Loved One With A Drinking Problem

on Wednesday, 03 June 2015.

Talking to someone you care about about their drinking problem can be one of the hardest things you'll ever do. Whether it's your best friend, sibling, parent, or significant other, it's important to approach the situation with the right mindset and your loved one's best interests in mind.

Mindfulness to Live in the Present

on Tuesday, 02 June 2015.

Viktor Frankl and Thich Nhat Hanh are just two of the many people from a wide variety of cultural traditions and historical periods who have discovered the virtue of living life with total awareness of the present moment.