Oct 16, 2018

Wife, Kids, Job…and Recovery? Finding Balance in Early Sobriety

TJ’s wife called him crying. She’d just gotten a call from their oldest son’s school about something he’d said to a classmate....
Oct 9, 2018

Fraternities Ban Hard Liquor In An Effort To Curb Hazing. Will It Work?

Evelyn and Jim Piazza, parents of Tim Piazza, 19, lost their son in 2017 after a hazing event at Penn State. During a hazing ritual called...
Oct 2, 2018

His Chronic Alcoholism Was Killing Him. Then He Found Help.

Josh K. knew from an early age he was going to experiment with drugs and alcohol. When a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) officer...
Sep 25, 2018

Opioid Epidemic Has Hepatitis C On the Rise—What You Need to Know

Hepatitis C, a virus which affects between two and six million people in the United States, is most commonly transmitted through injection...
Sep 18, 2018

Returning to Discovery Place After Relapse

Dave L. can tell you where he was and what he was thinking the day he realized his son was an alcoholic. Luke, Dave’s oldest son, had...
Sep 12, 2018

How Getting Better Sleep Could Help Prevent Relapse

Whether your drug of choice was a stimulant, a depressant, or some combination of the two, it’s likely your sleep has been out of whack...
May 16, 2018

Opiate and Opioid Addiction: An Explanation of Cause and Effect

In our last piece, Signs of Opiate Addiction, we briefly discussed the terms opioids and opiates. Both are powerful drugs that are very...
Apr 5, 2018

3 Things to Know About Vivitrol and Other Medications Used to Treat Alcoholism

Alcohol use disorder, the official name for alcoholism, is estimated to affect 17.6 million people in the United States, according to a...