Make Recovery Resolutions Count in 2019 Every year, a lot of us tell or hear jokes about those oh-so-elusive New Year’s Resolutions. Whether out loud or in meme form, we will come across jokes about the resolutions we didn’t keep... Learn MoreSober Club Life: My Experience and a New Miami Event
[caption id="attachment_21378" align="aligncenter" width="457"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of recovery for people on the outside looking in,... Learn MoreAcupuncture Can Improve Chronic Pain and Depression Treatment
Author: Justin Mckibben Using needles to heal addicts is nothing new. Those who practice and promote holistic healing are often familiar with the concept. In recovery, the needle can mean something totally different than what it meant in addiction. For... Learn MoreA Powerful Story from the Face of Addiction
Author: Justin Mckibben Wednesday evening, 9 Frederick County residents in Area 31 in downtown Frederick went in front of a camera. But this wasn’t any ordinary photo shoot. Not some promotion for a new shoe or the next big diet... Learn MoreNational Recovery Month 2016: Family Stories Theme
[caption id="attachment_20376" align="aligncenter" width="416"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben This September brings us another opportunity to talk about raising awareness for substance abuse, addiction... Learn MoreRecovery Roommate Website Goes Nationwide
Author: Justin Mckibben People are strange when you’re a stranger. Being in recovery it can seem like we are a little extra strange to some, or not strange enough for others. So of course finding a roommate while in recovery... Learn MoreStand Up 2 Addiction: Comedians Help Families of Addicts
Author: Justin Mckibben Sometimes you just have to laugh through the pain. Laughter is even referred to as the best medicine. Well a group of professional funny-men thought this was a pretty decent philosophy, and decided to use their own... Learn MoreFDA Reviews New Suboxone Implant Drug
Author: Justin Mckibben For a long time now Suboxone has been frequently utilized as a method to treat opiate addiction, even though the drug itself comes with some less-than-desirable side-effects. Many doctors have doled out prescriptions for Suboxone over the... Learn MoreShould There Be Drug Testing at Music Festivals?
Author: Justin Mckibben Have you ever been to a music festival? It is something incredible; there really isn’t anything like the vibrant experience of camping out for a few days among thousands of other colorful characters and concert lovers to... Learn MoreWhen the World Unites to Change the War on Drugs
Author: Justin Mckibben Has the World War on Drugs truly failed? Have we as a nation been fighting a losing battle, and have our alleys themselves suffered from the inefficiencies of their own initiatives in the fight against drug abuse and... Learn MoreCan You “Grow Out” of Your Drug Addiction?
By Cheryl Steinberg According to large studies that focus on diseases, most people who have a diagnosable addiction problem tend to quit using drugs around their mid-20s and, without treatment. That may be due to the fact that, around your... Learn MoreThe 4 Most Common Fears about Going to Rehab
Getting the help needed to overcome can be a scary concept, especially when we come to terms with something like substance abuse or addiction but we are afraid of what we don’t know about the rehabilitation process. For most people... Learn More