Author: Justin Mckibben Working in the blogging and social media sector of the world-wide web you get to see a lot of differences of opinion on a lot of topics; from the most mainstream to the most infamously controversial. In... Learn MoreThe Genetic and Psychologocial Science in Each of the 12 Steps
Author: Justin Mckibben Here we are going to discuss some expert opinion on the molecular neurobiological aspects of each of The 12 Step Program. Understanding of the neuro-molecular biological keystones of The 12 Steps may actually be an important step... Learn MoreDrug Addiction: Is It an Allergy or Not?
Author: Shernide Delva A common way to explain addiction is to describe it as an allergy. Not everyone who does drugs will become addicted. Just like not everyone who eats a peanut will have an allergic reaction. The general understanding... Learn MoreKid Cudi Checks Into Rehab for Depression
[caption id="attachment_20465" align="aligncenter" width="467"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Just last week, Kid Cudi opened up about his battle with depression, anxiety, and suicidal... Learn MoreRacists Anonymous Uses 12 Steps to Fight Racism
Author: Justin Mckibben As hard as it is to admit, that's the first step. Once upon a time the forces of evil gave us this great conspiracy that we are separate; the truth is we never were. We have been... Learn MoreKratom Will Soon Join Schedule I Controlled Substance List
Author: Shernide Delva Just this Tuesday, the Drug Enforcement Administration displayed a notice of intent in the Federal Register to place Kratom on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. In the notice, the DEA says the active components of... Learn MoreSuicidal Ideation: What You Need to Know
[caption id="attachment_20086" align="aligncenter" width="397"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva I wish I were dead. Dying seems so much easier. I hope I do not... Learn MoreThe ‘Parenting is Prevention’ Billboard Controversy
Author: Shernide Delva A billboard in Frederick, Maryland reads “Addiction is preventable. Parenting is Prevention.” Parents were not happy with the message. The billboard has received tons attention for its controversial message. After multiple complaints, the billboard was taken down.... Learn More5 Basic Ingredients of Good Therapy
[caption id="attachment_19884" align="aligncenter" width="378"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Therapy is a great option for many people. However, it is important to know when... Learn MoreWishing Alcoholics Anonymous a Happy 81st Birthday!
Author: Justin Mckibben Break out the cake and party hats ladies and gentlemen, because we have one hell of a birthday to celebrate today. On this day, June 10 1935- 81 years ago, a stockbroker from New York and a... Learn MoreFive Ways to Succeed in Your Sobriety at Thanksgiving
For many, thanksgiving is a time of coming together, enjoying family and of course eating. Yum! However, for some, Thanksgiving can be a time of temptation. For those early in their recovery, it is important to remember the tools that... Learn More8 Things to Do When You’re in Relapse Mode
[caption id="attachment_15016" align="aligncenter" width="384"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] By Cheryl Steinberg When we talk about relapse, we often use the terms “prelapse” or “mental relapse.” In... Learn More