Nov 20, 2018

10 Etiquette Suggestions for 12-Step Meetings

For many recovering alcoholics and addicts, venturing into a twelve-step meeting for the first time can be an intimidating prospect. Where...
Nov 6, 2018

Getting Sober Older: Finding Long-term Sobriety After 60

It started out like the hundreds, if not thousands, of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he’d sat through before. A clubhouse, plastic lawn...
Oct 23, 2018

New to Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings? 5 Things to Know Before You Go

More than what they remember hearing in their first few meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, or any type of twelve-step recovery meeting,...
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 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...
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...