Addiction and the Nature Vs. Nurture Question

Recent studies show the incidence of similar patterns of addictive behavior in children who were raised outside their genetic families.

A Mother's Battle Is a Child's War

One writer shares how his mother's own addiction became the childhood trauma that taught her how to be a better mom.

Dealbreaker? When You Want to Quit but Your Significant Other Doesn't

When you're trying sobriety, it can be a huge cause for conflict when your partner simply wants to continue the way things were.

Special K for Depression?

A recent study found that ketamine, when administered in low doses through a nasal spray, was also highly effective at immediately boosting a patient's mood.

Dual Diagnosis: My Lightbulb Moment

One writer shares her experience with addiction and the role of friends and family in her recovery journey.

Raising a Child When in Recovery

Being a parent in recovery can be a scary, overwhelming and sometimes confusing thing all at once.

Ending the Cycle and Starting Anew

One writer shares why she decided to turn away from drinking alcohol the day she found herself at the brink of dying.

It's Going to Take Time: Rebuilding Trust

If we stay sober and work towards becoming the person we were meant to be, our actions will convince our loved ones more than our promises ever could.

Could Evzio be the New Heroin Overdose Antidote?

Evzio allows care providers and family members to inject a single dose of the drug naloxone, which is used to counteract the effects of opiates such as heroin.

Is There a Life After Heroin

It may take longer to create your life than it did to destroy it, but the road to sobriety is a change you'll never regret.