August 10, 2018

Teens Need Parents Who Understand Addiction

Parents should be upfront about the risk of substance use and at the same time, avoid fear mongering. The teenage years are a time of huge […]
July 27, 2018

The Hidden Connection Between Addiction and Mental Illness

Nearly half of all clients walking into addiction treatment have an underlying mental illness. Around 40 percent, to be exact. This equates to nearly eight million […]
July 16, 2018

When Our Teen Struggled With Addiction, My Husband And I Made An Unthinkable Decision | HuffPost

My 15-year-old daughter Hannah threatened to cut off my thumbs, kill me in my sleep, and burn down the house with our family inside. Such was […]
June 26, 2018

Marijuana addiction can mean withdrawal symptoms and psychological dependence

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized […]
June 4, 2018

Disturbing image reveals how alcohol affects your heart

Shocking pictures show the difference between a healthy heart and the heart of someone who drinks too much. It shows the enlarged heart of someone suffering […]
May 21, 2018

Treat Addiction Like Cancer

Two years ago, I spent a week in Houston helping my stepbrother while he underwent treatment for Stage 4 lymphoma at the University of Texas MD […]