The road ahead for someone newly sober may seem daunting at times, but it’s worth it. Here's a month-by-month guide on what to expect.
Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains the basics of addiction and where to get help, in this video.
Science shows that a healthy diet with plenty of nutrients can boost your recovery from addiction. Check out the study.
Most people don't realize how alcohol use impacts their body or health. Learn how it affects the brain, kidneys, pancreas, heart, liver and skin.
Heavy alcohol consumption can take a serious health toll, but many people don't know the signs to look for. Understand if you need to seek help.
Do I need detox? And how is treatment different? We break down how both can be crucial in recovery from addiction.
Addiction does not form overnight, and loved ones are best positioned to gauge changes in behaviors, physical attributes and attitudes.
Understand the symptoms experienced during post-acute withdrawal, part of the process that allows the nervous system and brain to reregulate in recovery from addiction.
This kid-friendly video from the Addiction Policy Forum explains what happens when someone is struggling with substance use disorder.
Watch this animated video explainer on substance use and the brain, the first in the series "Addiction," by the Addiction Policy Forum.