Media’s Normalization of Alcoholism in Women

Have you ever considered how real-life struggles can be turned into jokes on your favorite TV show? It’s concerning when a woman battling Alcoholism is portrayed as a comedic character seeking compassion from a world that only laughs. This media portrayal can desensitize society to the genuine pain and struggles of Alcoholism in women. Despite […]

Navigating Pet Care During Your Rehab Journey

Going to rehab is a monumental step toward recovery and wellness, but it’s also a time fraught with logistical and emotional challenges. One often overlooked aspect is the question of what to do with your pets while you’re away. For many, pets are more than just animals; they are emotional anchors, companions, and even considered […]

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD): Remembering, Preventing, and Healing

In the intricate tapestry of global health challenges, addiction, and overdose are threads that touch almost every society. This article delves into International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) and the myriad global strategies and initiatives to address the overdose epidemic. From understanding its origins to exploring holistic approaches to recovery and prevention, we aim to shed […]

Taylor Schabusiness:The Potential impact of Methamphetamine on Sexual Behavior

25-year-old Taylor Schabusiness has been convicted of causing the death of and subsequently dismembering her partner, Shad Thyrion. The community seeks to understand the reasons behind her actions. Were they influenced by mental health issues, the adverse effects of meth, or a combination of both? Additionally, our coverage will delve into how methamphetamine can alter […]

Inside Skid Row: The Cycle of Homelessness and Addiction

the history of skid row

In the heart of bustling Los Angeles lies Skid Row, a district that has become emblematic of the city’s profound contrasts. This article delves into Skid Row’s multifaceted narrative, tracing its historical origins, examining the complexities of its current challenges, and highlighting the tireless efforts of its residents and advocates. As we journey through this […]

The Disturbing Increase in Fentanyl-Related Deaths Among Children

The opioid crisis has revolved around fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid initially created to treat severe pain. However, a disturbing and frequently unreported aspect of the crisis is the deaths of infants and children due to fentanyl overdose. Tragically, as of 2021, 40 babies and 93 children aged 1 to 4 have succumbed to this […]

Should You Tell Your Boss You’re in Recovery?

Recovery is a deeply personal journey that can unexpectedly intersect with our professional lives. One such intersection is deciding whether to disclose recovery status to an employer. In this article, we’ll discuss whether or not it’s wise to inform your boss that you’re in addiction recovery. Before making such a disclosure, we’ll cover the potential […]

Weekend Warrior: The Slippery Slope of Recreational Drug Use

As the work week ends and Friday night rolls around, the temptation to escape reality can be overwhelming. However, it’s important to remember that recreational drug use, while seemingly harmless in small doses, can be dangerous. Unfortunately, society has normalized and made it more prevalent. This article takes an honest look at commonly used substances […]