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Addicted Life

Female counselor in a couples session

August 19, 2022

6 mins Over the course of recovery, people often pick up certain skills and traits. Do any of them make you a good fit for certain career paths? In other words, what are the best careers for people in recovery from addiction?
Medicinal cannabis

July 20, 2022

6 mins With most states having legalized cannabis for medicinal use, individuals in recovery have some important questions to ask: How does cannabis fit into recovery, if at all? Can you be abstinent if you’re using medical cannabis? Let’s find out…
Young woman depressed over her addiction

July 15, 2022

3 mins How do you know when you’ve reached the point of needing treatment? Is there ever a time when you’re “not addicted enough” to warrant an inpatient program? Do you have to hit rock bottom before you’re ready to embrace recovery?
Sad man unsure of how to tell his wife about his addiction

May 19, 2022

4 mins Most people suffering from addiction don’t want to admit their addictions even to themselves. But there often comes a point when it’s time to come clean. Here’s how to tell your family about your addiction to alcohol or drugs.
Woman gripping her chair

March 8, 2022

4 mins Restless Leg Syndrome, or RLS, is a condition that’s increasingly associated with chemical addiction and substance abuse. Here’s everything you need to know about it…
Purple heroin

February 7, 2022

3 mins Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a new substance called purple heroin emerging. What is purple heroin? Why is it so dangerous? Let’s find out.
Lungs image made from cigarette butts

January 20, 2022

4 mins Although tobacco use is on the decline, nicotine continues to be one of the top addictions worldwide. Whether or not you’re prone to cigarette use, here’s what you should know about nicotine addiction.
Drug user injecting drugs on the street

January 11, 2022

4 mins Besides the possibility of overdose, there are a number of possible consequences of IV drug use. Let’s take a look at some of the dangers of IV drug use.
Syringes used by an addict

December 16, 2021

4 mins One of the biggest risks associated with IV drug use is having a needle break off in your arm. But what should you do in that situation? Here’s everything you need to know when a needle breaks off in your arm.

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