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How Your Addiction Affects Those You Love

People who are addicted to drugs or alcohol often assume that they’re the only ones affected by...

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Why Dual Diagnosis Treatment Is Needed for Co-Occurring Disorders and Addiction

A co-occurring disorder is where a person has a substance abuse problem or another type of...

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What Are Some Common Cross Addictions?

For people in recovery programs at substance...

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Are You an Enabler?

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Recognizing the Warning Signs of Addiction

The warning signs of a developing addiction may not always be obvious. Whether you are concerned...

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What to Expect in Your First 12-Step Meeting

Recovery is a journey, and along the way, you’ll probably be advised to participate in self-help...

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April Is National Alcohol Awareness Month

This month, we turn our focus to the reality of alcohol addiction and abuse in the United States. By...

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How to Set Boundaries After Rehab

Boundaries are an important part of any relationship, but for those who have finished rehab in an

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What Is Chemical Dependency?

Chemical dependency is the result when a substance is misused. The dependency on one substance can...

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Signs of Adderall Addiction

Adderall is an amphetamine that’s typically prescribed to ADHD. Those with ADHD who have taken...

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What Classifies as a Narcotic?

According to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), a narcotic is any drug that includes opium, cocaine,...

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How the Brain Reacts to Drugs—Why Addiction Happens

According to data collected by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about 20.3 million people...

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Addiction Guide for College Students

College is a life-changing experience for many students. Being independent can be an exciting thing,...

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Navigating Insurance Coverage During Rehab

Entering drug and alcohol rehab offers the opportunity...

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How to Host an Intervention

It can be difficult to know how to help a loved one who is struggling with addiction. An...

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Signs of Relapse in Your Loved One Ebook

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The Benefits of Trauma Therapy

Trauma is painful. If you’ve been through traumatic experiences, you’re well aware of the pain,...

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Addiction Guide for Veterans & Military

The lifestyle of active and veteran military personnel is unimaginable to civilians. Deployment,...

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Are Teens More Prone to Addiction?

It’s true that the teenage years are full of changes and different emotions that can be hard for a...

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Mental Health and Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

Members of the LGBTQ community face a number of challenges that contribute to the existing high rate...

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The Benefits of 1-on-1 Therapy

When recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, it’s important for people to have therapy. Some of...

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What to Expect When Checking into Rehab

It’s estimated that of all the people who would benefit from residential treatment for drug or...

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A Guide to Returning to Work After Rehab

Once you’ve experienced sobriety for the amount of time that’s right for you, you’ll start...

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Addiction Guide for Spouses and Partners

Being involved romantically with or married to someone who has become addicted to alcohol or drugs...

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How to Recognize Opioid Addiction

Opioids are a class of drugs that can be prescribed for pain relief or obtained illegally in the...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Addiction

Each year in the late fall and winter months, many people are affected with Seasonal Affective...

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Planning an Intervention For Your Loved One

When someone you love is struggling with addiction, it can be a difficult situation to maneuver....

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Life After Rehab

As someone who has completed or will soon be completing an addiction treatment program, you may be...

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The Substance Abuse Epidemic Plaguing Our Veterans

The opioid epidemic is raging, and no population has been hit harder than that of our veterans. In...

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Strategies for Avoiding a Holiday Relapse

Let’s just say it: the holidays are stressful, and for a recovering addict, that stress can be...

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The Founding of BriteLife Recovery

First appearances aren’t everything to Mitch Baumann. After a decade of substance abuse, he spent...

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Programs

In making the decision to begin treatment for your addiction, you are taking a significant step in...

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Is Rehab Right For Me?

First responders and veterans exposed to stress, danger, and emotionally draining experiences...

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How to Choose the Right Rehab

You may have already been assessed to identify your needs for drug or alcohol treatment. If this is...

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