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  • 'What Addicts know: 10 lessons from recovery to benefit everyone'
    'What Addicts know: 10 lessons from recovery to benefit everyone'
    What is an addict? Someone who is addicted to an illegal or legal substance such as prescriptions, gambling, drugs, over-eating, or sex? An addict is someone who uses anything or anyone to cover up the true essences of self. The true spirit of a...
  • Addicts in relationships
    Addiction hates relationships
    There is power in the title of this article. Our addict brain loves to isolate, control, manipulate and destroy. And when it realizes that we are in a relationship, it wakes up and roars. It does not want to share us with anyone and will go to the...
  • Flesh-eating drug Krokodil makes first U.S. appearance
    Flesh-eating drug Krokodil makes first U.S. appearance
    Flesh-eating drug known as Krokodil has turned up in the United States recently. A couple of users of the drug have turned up at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. According to ABC News on Sept. 27, Krokodil is the Russian...
  • Movie depicts urban group’s efforts to prevent crime
    Movie depicts urban group’s efforts to prevent crime
    This DVD istitled“Kill the Poor” andis based on a book by the same name, which was written by Joel Rose. The movie follows the struggles of a group of New York City tenantsin a Lower East Side co-op. In the movie, they are trying to...
  • Punk Rock Bowl in Vegas baby!
    Punk Rock Bowl in Vegas baby!
    What goes together better than Punk Rock and bowling?May 25th-28th 2012 in Las Vegas...bring your big ball, come on out to the Punk Rock Bowling Festival and see...NOFX, ADDICTS, ENGLISH BEAT, BRIEFS, REAL MCKENZIES, FAR FROM FINISHED, HOLDING ON...
  • The 5 core issues that plaque a child of an alcoholic into adulthood
    The 5 core issues that plaque a child of an alcoholic into adulthood - ACOA
    The phrase Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) refers to those individuals who were adversely impacted by familial alcoholism. Almost one in five adult Americans (18%) lived with an alcoholic while growing up. Seventy six million Americans, about...
  • Alcoholic beverages
    Addiction during the holidays
    It is hard for families that have loved ones that are addicted to find much to celebrate about. Between the sleepless nights of worry, the tears and the hopelessness, finding joy and happiness during the holidays is difficult. However, it is...
  • Felony Favor
    House Bill 396 is a travesty of “justice”
    A recent article in the Beaver County Times (Sunday, August 7, 2011) details the effect of House Bill 396 in our local drug epidemic. That’s right; we have an epidemic here in Western PA, in case you were unaware.Consider a scenario for...
  • cocaine
    When your love isn't enough, how to deal with an addict
    If you or a loved one is caught in the grips of addiction, your battle is a tough one. If you live in Orangeburg, or other areas of South Carolina, please see:ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS803-534-4682590 Louis StreetOrangeburg, SC 29115NARCOTICS...
  • Addict
    Addiction Recovery: It begins with loving yourself
    If you or someone you love is currently suffering from addiction, you need all the support you can get. There are many support groups throughout South Carolina and elsewhere that can help you and your loved ones through this difficult time. See...
  • Heroin addict
    New show on A&E television: Relapse
    AETV has recently introduced their newest addiction/reality show “Relapse”. RELAPSE is the new docu-reality series on A&E that follows sober coaches as they work to save the lives of addicts who have relapsed on drugs and alcohol. ...
  • Psychoactive drugs
    Top five most common addictions
    There are many different types of addiction, and they all can be attractive to those with an addictive personality or genetic predisposition to substance abuse. This list embodies all types of addiction, from Caffeine to Heroin and everything in...
  • Addiction
    25 addictions you didn't know existed
    Addiction is a strong word that a parent has difficulty accepting when it comes to their teens or young adult children. St. Johns County offers The PACT that is an organization with educational programs for prevention of substance abuse and...
  • Life As An Addict
    Avoiding relapse in your recovery from addiction
    Many addicts and their family often encounter huge odds when it comes to addiction. However, many addicts do go on to do well without relapsing at all. There may be those that will relapse and knowing what can contribute to relapse is winning half...
  • Intervention
    Treatment and Interventions do work!
    You may hear a lot of addicts and even addict friends and family say that treatments and interventions don’t work. Bull. It does work, just because the addict failed, doesn’t mean the treatment was a failure. No matter what type of...