Is Confronting an Addict Worthwhile?

Is Confronting an Addict Worthwhile?

When someone you love is in the grip of drug or alcohol addiction, you want to do everything in your power to help. But is it possible to make a difference — and should you even try? Here, we explore the consequences of confronting a loved one with addiction vs....
How to Break the Cycle of Addiction

How to Break the Cycle of Addiction

Individuals who have a recurring problem with alcohol or drug abuse are trapped in a cycle of addiction. They stop abusing substances for a period of time — weeks, perhaps even months — before stress, anxiety, emotional pain, or an event that serves as an emotional...
Substance Abuse and College Students

Substance Abuse and College Students

Students are on their own in college. It’s their job to make smart and safe decisions for themselves, but the newfound freedom of college is often too exciting to ignore. With the absence of curfews and parental rules comes liberating opportunities to test out many...