Friday, July 25, 2014

Ex-Drug Addict Treats Patients With Hallucinogenic Drugs (Ibogaine)

























The drug is said to create a high that has potential to last over 30 hours.

What are your thoughts? 
 Ex-Drug Addict Treats Patients With Hallucinogenic Drugs (Ibogaine)

Connecticut Renaissance Drug Rehab Employee Takes Patient to Buy Drugs

























The recent arrest of the assistant director of Connecticut Renaissance has amassed great controversy over drug treatment centers as a whole, in addition to the professionals that work for them.

Read more here: 
Connecticut Renaissance Drug Rehab Employee Takes Patient to Buy Drugs

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The War On Drugs Fails After Decades Of Focus


























As previously stated, some of the most deadly drugs, like alcohol and cigarettes, are perfectly legal to certain ages and even easily attainable for those that are not of the allowed age.

Read more here: 
The War On Drugs Fails After Decades Of Focus

6 School Employees + 1 Doctor = Fake Prescription Drug Ring

























Prescription drug abuse is affecting many people in our nation right now, and it’s progressively getting more dangerous.

Read more here: 
6 School Employees + 1 Doctor = Fake Prescription Drug Ring

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Cory Monteith’s Mother Speaks Publicly For The First Time


























In her first public appearance since her son’s tragic death, Monteith’s mother, Ann McGregor, sat down with “Good Morning America” for an emotional interview.

Read more here:

Cory Monteith’s Mother Speaks Publicly For The First Time

We Like To Party Sober: Vans Warped Tour

























The Party Sober Clothing crew has been making waves at this year’s Vans Warped Tour, showing that recovery is not only possible, but cool.

Read more here: 
 We Like To Party Sober: Vans Warped Tour

Monday, July 21, 2014

Love Addiction: The Concept Behind The Dependence on Love


























With naïve thoughts on the matter that keep people concealed from the necessity of healthy boundaries in relationships, love addiction can go unnoticed often.

Read more on love here: 
 Love Addiction: The Concept Behind The Dependence on Love

Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Smell The Roses


























“Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. You’re only here for a short visit. So don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.” – Walter Hagen

Full meditation: 
Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Smell The Roses

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Stress Management Techniques to Stop Stress Addiction


























We have all been guilty of indulging in some self-pity when distressed, but with stress management techniques, we can moderate our behavior and reduce these overwhelming feelings.

Read more here: 
 Stress Management Techniques to Stop Stress Addiction

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Shia LaBeouf Is Not In Rehab, But Is Seeking Addiction Treatment


























Though he was once a child star with a promising future, Shia LaBeouf’s name hasn’t been synonymous with acting as of late.

Read more here: 
 Shia LaBeouf Is Not In Rehab, But Is Seeking Addiction Treatment

Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Relax

























“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

Full meditation below: 
Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Relax

Football Star, Josh Gordon, Gets Arrested for DWI


























After a previous history of suspensions from the team due to drug use and failing a drug test for marijuana, followed by failing another test for codeine, Josh Gordon has built up quite a reputation.

Read full article below: 
Football Star, Josh Gordon, Gets Arrested for DWI

New Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation: Betty Ford & Hazelden Have Merged

























Merged under a new name,  Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, has become the largest nonprofit treatment center in the entire country.

Read more here:
New Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation: Betty Ford & Hazelden Have Merged

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dealing With Anxiety When You’re In Recovery


























Not only do you enter recovery feeling vulnerable from dealing with anxiety and previous trauma, but you also may encounter new areas of difficulty during your recovery process.

Read more here: 
 Dealing With Anxiety When You’re In Recovery

Compulsive Disorder in Materialistic Addictions Affect Behavior


























 A compulsive disorder is displayed in a person who feels compelled to partake in certain actions and can also branch off co-occurring materialistic addictions.

Read more here: 
Compulsive Disorder in Materialistic Addictions Affect Behavior

The Difference Between Trying To Be Happy and Experiencing Joy


























Moments of happiness are commonly displayed as a result of life’s affairs and external factors.  Trying to be happy is a constant endeavor.  What is joy, then?  Joy is something that will stay with us, and that comes from within us.

More about joy and happiness: 
The Difference Between Trying To Be Happy and Experiencing Joy

The Crackdown On Making Meth: New Laws Being Placed
























Who knew making meth could be as simple as searching for the ingredients on the web and gathering the main chemical ingredients from local grocery or drug stores?

More on the laws here: 
The Crackdown On Making Meth: New Laws Being Placed

UN Releases 2014 World Drug Report


























Based on 2012 estimates, somewhere between 162 and 324 million people across the globe had used illicit drugs in the last year.

Get more facts below: 
UN Releases 2014 World Drug Report

The Global Community Recognizes International Day Against Drug Abuse

























June 26th was International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Read more here: 
The Global Community Recognizes International Day Against Drug Abuse

Monday, July 7, 2014

Hollywood News: Clean and Sober Celebrities

























Some celebrities have decades of clean time under their belt, and yet, you don’t hear much about their strength, experience, and hope in the Hollywood news as often.

Sober Celebrities Here: 
Hollywood News: Clean and Sober Celebrities

New Law In Britain To Help Stop People From Smoking Cigarettes


























Britain has seen that smoking cigarettes is a worsening issue of today’s time, and has moved forward with processing a law that will ban all people born after the year 2000 from the ability to buy cigarettes.

Prevention Law: 
 New Law In Britain To Help Stop People From Smoking Cigarettes

Shia LaBeouf Drunk In Public Leads to Him Seeking Treatment
























 Shia LaBeouf stirred some mentioning in the media this week with rumors reporting that he was headed to rehab.

Read more here: 
 Shia LaBeouf Drunk In Public Leads to Him Seeking Treatment

Quick Hangover Cure: Doctor Relieves Symptoms for Patients
























Would you believe it if you heard that there was a doctor that specifically treats hangovers?

Hangover Cure Here: 
Quick Hangover Cure: Doctor Relieves Symptoms for Patients

Frances Bean Cobain: Early Death Isn’t ‘Cool’

























Can you imagine what Frances Bean Cobain feels like, knowing that she will never get to know her own father?

Read what Frances had to say here: 
Frances Bean Cobain: Early Death Isn’t ‘Cool’

Robin Williams In Rehab Putting Focus On His Sobriety
























Fans may be shocked to hear about the news of Robin Williams in rehab.

Read about it here: 
Robin Williams In Rehab Putting Focus On His Sobriety

Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Be Free


























Working a program of recovery (whether it’s from AA, NA, CA, or any other fellowship) allows each of us a freedom from our addiction.

Read more here: 
 Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm & Be Free

Friday, July 4, 2014

Drunk Driving Accidents: Staying Safe This 4th Of July

























If people are aware of the fatalities caused directly from drunk driving accidents, then why do statistics show that people still go out to drink and drive?

Drunk Driving Stats Here: 
Drunk Driving Accidents: Staying Safe This 4th Of July

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Legalization of Marijuana: Florida’s Pot Amendment

























Many residents in Florida are concerned that the legalization of marijuana could cause the state further harm when it comes to drug abuse.

Read more here: 
Legalization of Marijuana: Florida’s Pot Amendment

4th Of July Recipes For Sober Fun


























A common thought for this Independence Day may be about what 4th Of July recipes there are, as well as – to many recovering alcoholics and addicts that is –  what kind of sober fun exists for the holiday.

Recipes Here:
4th Of July Recipes For Sober Fun

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Indio Falconer Downey Caught With Drugs and Arrested

























Being the progressive disease that addiction is, the 20-year-old Falconer Downey appears to have slipped back to his old behaviors which resulted in an arrest for cocaine possession, along with drug paraphernalia.

Full Blog Here: 
 Indio Falconer Downey Caught With Drugs and Arrested

Change Is Good Celebrates One Year: Before & After Addiction Images

























One year ago, we asked our recovery community and supports to share with us their before and after photos.

We are so very grateful to all of you who participated, and continue to participate.

Help us break the stigma of addiction by showing others that #changeisgood

Check out these new before/after shots:

 Change Is Good Celebrates One Year: Before & After Addiction Images