The Dangers of Xanax Abuse

Xanax is a benzodiazepine that is prescribed for anxiety disorders, panic disorders, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal. However, the drug is highly addictive and has a high risk potential for abuse. Even though Xanax is extremely addictive, it is the most frequently prescribed psychiatric medication in the United States.[1] People who abuse Xanax can develop a…

5 Signs You Have a Problem with Alcohol

There are various signs and symptoms of a drinking problem. Some are easy to recognize, while others are more subtle. In addition, the severity of a person’s drinking problem can make the warning signs more obvious. However, mild alcohol abuse, or high-functioning alcoholics, are often overlooked. Unfortunately, what seems to be minor issues become worse…

Luxury Aftercare in Thousand Oaks, California

Completing a rehabilitation program requires hard work and dedication. Often times, individuals feel completely rejuvenated and ready to embark on their next step in the journey of their recovery. However, while many individuals make progress while in an inpatient treatment program, there is still more work to complete after treatment is over.   A common societal…

Sobriety By the Numbers: Mobile & Online Help

Asking for help is not a weakness, but rather a strength. [image_with_animation image_url=”6122″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In” hover_animation=”none” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”] Gratitude begins with knowing 24/7 telephone hotlines and chat rooms are available. You never have to be or feel alone this holiday season. Often it is the hardest thing to do for an…

Be Thankful For Sober Apps

Nothing takes the place of face-to-face personal support by way of group meetings and counseling and coaching, when it comes to treating substance abuse and alcoholism. Social apps are a great network for staying connected while out of town during the holidays. Here are my 8 picks for the best free sober apps of 2018.…