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26 12, 2018

Amanda Bynes: 4 Years Sober!

2018-12-27T01:29:14+00:00December 26th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Amanda Bynes’ history of odd behavior and personal struggles have been well-documented, both in the media and her own social media accounts. Now, for the first time, the former teen star is talking about the real reasons why she lost control over her own life. Almost a decade ago, actress Amanda Bynes suffered an extremely public meltdown.  She [...]

25 12, 2018

The Challenges of Recovery During the Holidays

2018-12-28T20:54:17+00:00December 25th, 2018|0 Comments

"Though the holiday season is a festive time, and alcohol can be an ever-present element of the festivities, it can also be an emotionally painful time for many." ~ Robert Castan, co-founder of Northpoint Recovery featured in Idaho Statesman Recently, Robert shared an article he wrote about how holiday stress can affect and trigger addiction. Through his own personal experiences, [...]

26 09, 2018

The Dark Night Of The Soul: A Survival Guide

2018-11-26T16:11:32+00:00September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost Are You Going Through The Dark Night Of The Soul? If you have found your way to this article, it is probably because you think you might be going through what is often referred [...]

25 09, 2018

Guns N’ Roses Slash on Overcoming Addiction

2018-12-11T16:51:54+00:00September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: As a member of the “most dangerous band in the world”, Slash and the other members of Guns N’ Roses lived a well-documented rock & roll lifestyle that included heavy drinking and drug use. This is an effort to use what we know about Slash’s substance abuse struggles and eventual recovery to help other people who are fighting [...]

15 09, 2018

Unfathomable Amounts: How Much Does Drug Rehab Really Cost in WA State?

2018-11-29T16:43:08+00:00September 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The last thing you want to think about when it comes to an addiction problem is how much does drug rehab cost? It might hinder some from getting the help they need but it shouldn’t. The cost of not getting help is far greater. The potential loss of your job, finances, freedom, and family due to addiction is a [...]

26 08, 2018

25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names

2018-12-07T15:57:38+00:00August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Kids these days. That’s what plenty of people think when the subject of drugs comes up. However, kids these days really aren’t that different from kids in the past. 25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names One that has changed is the lingo. There are more ways to refer to drugs than ever before. There are also new and [...]

22 08, 2018

Big Pharma, Big Lies: Report Claims Purdue KNEW OxyContin Was Addictive

2018-12-28T06:45:12+00:00August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

What did Big Pharma know and when did they know it? Purdue Pharma has long denied that it knew about and tolerated widescale abuse of their opioid products, and that they only learned of the problem in 2000. Officially, the company states that its business practices have little to nothing to do with the current opioid epidemic. However, a [...]

18 08, 2018

The Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

2018-12-28T06:27:10+00:00August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Positive thinking can enhance the effectiveness of addiction treatment. It can also increase your chances of getting sober and staying abstinent. After all, addiction recovery is a battle of wits, patience and perseverance. Your mental frame and state will make a huge difference in your results. A change in mood and mindset can affect your behavior. It'll factor into [...]

16 08, 2018

Percocet vs. Norco – The Differences in the Two Drugs and How They Result in Addiction

2018-12-28T06:17:57+00:00August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Certain prescription medications can be addictive for some people. They are often used for pain, but they contain chemical properties that lead to abuse and addiction. Two of the drugs in this category are Percocet and Norco. Derived from Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, these two medications can be dangerous, especially for someone with an addictive past. If you take either [...]

14 08, 2018

Alcohol—The Biggest Drug Threat in America

2018-12-28T06:36:35+00:00August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Did you know that alcohol is the biggest drug threat in the world? Alcohol—The Biggest Drug Threat in America That’s not an exaggeration, because in sheer numbers, alcohol is the most used, most abused, and deadliest intoxicant – by far. Alcohol is also involved in more crimes and more accidents than any other drug. Look at some of the [...]