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.
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.
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.
Dealing with co-occurring disorders like depression or PTSD in recovery takes courage. Our message for Mental Health Awareness Month? There's every reason to have hope.
Going from addiction treatment to full-on "real life" in sobriety is daunting! Here's a resource that can smooth the transition.
Knowledge is power, and April is Alcohol Awareness Month. What better time to learn how to be clear-eyed about your consumption? A few tips.
The question is precisely why the term "high functioning" is broadly unhelpful. Plenty of "successful" people struggle with addiction and mental health conditions, and they deserve care.
It's important to have someone to keep you honest — and sober — but accountability is also about partnership, community and mutual support. Recovery shouldn't be lonely.
All support helps, but forming a bond with someone who has lived addiction and recovery brings a rare degree of understanding. Here's how the process works in 12-step programs.