Narcan Rebate Offer For Iowa Officials

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As the opioid crisis effects citizens of Iowa, the need for Narcan increases. Narcan otherwise known as Naloxone is a medication used to revive overdose victims. According to officials, in 2016 there were 180 lives saved from this medication. The manufacturer of the drug has recently paired up with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office. They […]

Meth Abuse Rises Again In Tennessee

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Hamblen County, Tennessee is seeing an issue with meth abuse. The director of Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition, Paul Hyde, spoke publicly on the crisis on Wednesday. He talked about how the coalition has been formed to extend a hand to those struggling with drug addiction in their area. They will provide prevention and education […]

Staten Island Opioid Crisis

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Recently, a study was conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s School of Internal and Public Affairs. They focused on the opioid epidemic in Staten Island. It has been found that the Island had the largest overdose rates in all of New York City, last year in 2016. Currently, these numbers have exceeded the death tolls […]

How The Recovery Movement Will Succeed

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For the past 27 years, America has been using September to celebrate ‘National Recovery Month’. This is a time when members in communities all across our nation come together for extra efforts in spreading awareness about substance abuse recovery and prevention. Currently, about 23 million people in active recovery from addiction. According to SAMHSA (Substance […]

Money as a Relapse Trigger

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Once a person completes their rehab treatment they must make the transition to living their everyday life as a sober person. This involves using strategies and skills they learned in their recovery program to deal effectively with triggers that could potentially lead to a relapse. The most commonly known triggers are people and places that […]

Samuel L. Jackson Talks about Hitting Rock Bottom

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Although he has been a successful and beloved actor for decades, Samuel L. Jackson has been through some dark moments in his life that he shared publicly. In a recent interview for a radio show, Jackson spoke candidly about the depths of his past drug addiction and what he went through when he finally hit […]

The Importance of Having Fun In Recovery

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When a lot of people think about sobriety, their focus is usually on the activities an addicted person is not doing. While stopping substance abuse is a very important first step, it will be very difficult to maintain sobriety without other activities to fill in the hole left in your time and energy. A life […]

 
 
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