Sobriety from Serenity, Not Salary

One writer shares a thought-provoking life experiences and decisions regarding finding lasting peace in recovery.

Transference: A Weight Loss Story

One writer talks about her weight loss issues in her youth and how it has affected her adult life and recovery process.

Medical Marijuana: How Are There So Many Different Types?

The technology used for breeding seed for other purposes is used to increase the strength of certain cannabinoids in marijuana.

When Coping Mechanisms Become Addictions

Becoming addicted to something means that you no longer use to get high--you use to sustain a consistent low.

Drug Abuse among Artists: Why Is It So Prevalent?

Artists are people easily tempted by a source of instant gratification, whether that is in the form of cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol, or other substances.

How Yoga Can Enhance and Strengthen the Recovery Process

Yoga will shine a light on that attitude and force you to push yourself beyond your own boundaries and strengthen your willpower.

Designer Drugs: What Are They?

These drugs are created by synthesizing one or more active agents in the original drug, and their production is often unregulated.

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.