“We are going to love you until you can learn to love yourself.”

From the very start, I knew I was in good hands. I was treated with respect and dignity and a carefulness that made me feel valued and important. I knew the staff really cared, which was great because I didn’t care about myself very much at the time.


Ren in Drug information
August 18, 2022

Microdosing LSD: A Drug Use Trend with Dangerous Consequences

There is an ongoing debate on whether or not psychedelic drugs should be used as an alternative health therapy. To this point, a new study has shown that, at least when it comes to the common hallucinogen LSD, microdosing on psychedelics does not have any health benefits. On the contrary, experimenting with such drugs comes with a fair degree of risk.


What Is Enabling and How Does it Hurt Your Loved One?

The natural instinct of any caring mother or father is to help an ailing loved one. With the majority of people being under the impression that addiction is a disease, continuing to aid an addicted loved one might make sense and seem to be the right thing to do. Regrettably, this is not the case.


3 Ways Interventions Get Off Track and How to Prevent Each One

Poor planning is one of the major ways an intervention can go off the rails. Prevent this by working out each major part of the intervention. This article takes a look at some common downfalls.


Ren in Costs of drug abuse
June 9, 2022

Investments in Prevention and Treatment Make Good Financial Sense

Addiction is extremely costly on an individual and societal level. Investing in programs that educate people, treat addicts, prevent the spread of drugs, and help recovering addicts reintegrate into society are all programs whose benefits far outweigh their costs.


6 Steps You Must Take In Saving Your Addicted Loved One: What Does It Take?

So, you have a loved one suffering from addiction and don’t know what to do? Feel helpless and hopeless and that your life is out of control? Do you know what the wrong thing to do is? The wrong thing to do is nothing.


Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 26, 2022

Alcohol Addiction Linked to 232 Million Missed Workdays Annually

A new study found strong evidence of a connection between alcohol addiction and a shocking number of missed workdays in the United States. These findings suggest a need for an increased focus on treating alcohol addiction, given that the crisis is both a medical problem and an economic one.


Family Interventions Can Help Start the Treatment Process

Interventions can be emotionally charged. While many interventions can be done quickly and without complications, consulting a professional interventionist is always a good idea.


After Darkness There Is Light and I Am Ready to Shine Bright!

I originally felt I didn’t need rehab, but after doing some self-evaluating, I saw that this program could offer nothing but positive results and that it would give me a new outlook on my overall health and mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.


One Year Later, I’m Still Sober and Joined the Fight of Helping Others

Beaten down, broken, hopeless, angry, lost, confused, sad, frustrated, scared, and all the energy of a negative spirit brought me to my knees and pushed me to seek help.