Are the concepts themselves up for debate? Do they require certain treatments, or abstinence from everything? It's complicated! And new ways of thinking are changing the conversation.
Your loved one agreed to get treatment for addiction during their intervention — or not. Here's what you need to know about what comes next.
You are the captain of your recovery, but you don't have to do it alone. A sober support network will lift you up in tough times and celebrate your triumphs.
It's harder to make recovery work if you overwork yourself. Here's how to keep your focus on what matters now.
There are coaches for football, singing and life. Why not recovery? A coach can be the X factor that helps you become an all-star of sobriety.
Understand the process, make your loved one feel cherished and supported, and you can all begin to heal.
And vice versa. Communication, honesty, encouragement — and maybe some therapy — will help both of you repair the damage of addiction.
Preparedness, education and compassion: One addiction expert shares her insights into saving lives and grappling with trauma, on International Overdose Awareness Day.
Detox may seem daunting, but it's very doable in a safe setting. Here's what to expect in the first step on your path toward recovery.
Understand what pushes your buttons in addiction recovery, and you'll learn to save yourself a lot of stress and trouble.
Why? Because you've earned it, because it can help you — and because it just might change someone else's life, too.
There's no wrong answer, but 10 voices of recovery, from a sober travel pro to a rocker turned recovery coach, share what helped them and those they care about succeed.