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Thomas G. Kimball, PhD
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, “Our nation is in the midst of an unprecedented opioid epidemic.”
Science has confirmed that addiction is a chronic brain disease and relapse can and does happen. Relapse is not a character flaw—recovery can be achieved again.
Mental illness is common and, for many, it feels like they are fighting a monster-like power that wants to suck the life and light out of them. They need to know that help is available.
Medication-Assisted Treatment is a hotly contested issue in the addiction recovery world, but it is important to know there are safe and effective drugs to treat withdrawal and use for long-term maintenance.
There is growing evidence that certain types of behaviors, especially when accompanied by obsession and compulsion, mirror substance addiction in multiple ways.
For alcoholics, attending a summer party with alcohol could lead to a return to a full-blown relapse into an addictive lifestyle.
For this Father's Day, let's thank our fathers for all that they do, especially those whose children struggle with addiction.
No matter how sobriety is achieved, recovery is a gift. Here are 3 gifts of love students have shared with their moms since starting their recovery journey.
Fewer than half of all colleges consistently enforce alcohol policies and even fewer work to restrict the number of outlets that sell alcohol or offer cheap drink specials.