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Why Out of State Rehab Is Worth the Travel

Deciding to enter a treatment facility for addiction is a difficult choice. However, it can sometimes be just as challenging to choose the right rehab facility for you. Many excellent addiction treatment centers are scattered throughout our nation, making it relatively easy to find a program that’s close to home.

However, it’s not uncommon for […]

Why Out of State Rehab Is Worth the Travel2019-03-06T16:24:23+00:00

Ways to Have Fun and Stay Sober in College

Starting college can be both thrilling and terrifying. For many students, it’s your first time living independently. You’ll have to learn new life skills, like balancing your schedule to make sure you don’t fall behind in any of your classes. The pressure can feel intense, and sometimes overwhelming.

Movies and television shows often depict college as […]

Ways to Have Fun and Stay Sober in College2019-03-06T16:24:56+00:00

The Importance of Family Support During Recovery

People struggling to break free of the disease of addiction often feel as if they are facing their challenges alone. However, substance abuse – and recovery – affect friends and families just as much as the individual who has decided to seek treatment. That’s why family support plays such a vital role in addiction […]

The Importance of Family Support During Recovery2019-03-06T16:25:16+00:00

What Makes 12-Step Immersion Program So Effective?

Despite the central role the 12-step program model plays in many addiction treatment programs, those who have never encountered this approach may not understand what it is and what makes it such a successful tool. However, like many treatment centers around the U.S., Guardian Recovery Network uses a 12-step immersion program, in conjunction with […]

What Makes 12-Step Immersion Program So Effective?2019-03-06T15:41:26+00:00

How to Recognize Signs of an Eating Disorder

According to the Eating Disorders Coalition, 30 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Despite the prevalence of these conditions, however, it can sometimes be difficult to detect when someone is struggling with an eating disorder. That’s not only because there’s a wide range of signs and […]

How to Recognize Signs of an Eating Disorder2019-03-06T16:07:20+00:00

3 Ways to Support a Loved One in Addiction Recovery

When your family member or close friend decides to enter an addiction recovery program, it can be a challenging and emotional time. Many friends and family members of people who are facing addiction issues fall into negative self-talk, feeling guilty and dwelling on what they could have done to help someone from getting to the […]

3 Ways to Support a Loved One in Addiction Recovery2019-03-06T16:25:38+00:00

3 States Crack Down on Opioid Epidemic with Tougher Laws

The nationwide opioid epidemic has ballooned into a serious public health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 115 people die daily in the U.S. from an opioid overdose, and more than three out of five drug overdose deaths are opioid-related. Now, three states – Florida, Tennessee and Michigan […]

3 States Crack Down on Opioid Epidemic with Tougher Laws2019-03-06T16:30:40+00:00

Is There a Study Drug Crisis Among U.S. Students?

For a high school or college student struggling to maintain a good GPA, a pill that helps them focus or stay awake for an all-night study session may seem like a magical solution. That’s why the misuse of so-called “study drugs” such as Adderall is increasingly becoming a problem among American students.

Adderall, a blend of […]

Is There a Study Drug Crisis Among U.S. Students?2019-03-06T16:58:22+00:00

FDA Announces Plans to Develop New Tech for Combating Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced a new challenge “to spur the development of medical devices, including digital health technologies and diagnostic tests that could provide novel solutions to detecting, treating and preventing addiction, addressing diversion and treating pain” in an effort to combat the opioid crisis.

It’s part of the FDA’s […]

FDA Announces Plans to Develop New Tech for Combating Opioid Crisis2019-03-06T17:01:50+00:00

Physical and Mental Health Conditions Associated with Opioid Addiction

By now, we’ve all heard that there is a serious opioid addiction crisis in America. But what if the crisis is in your own home? The thing about painkiller addiction is that it can happen to anyone, and it may begin innocently enough with a legitimate doctor’s prescription. Or it may begin among trusted friends, […]

Physical and Mental Health Conditions Associated with Opioid Addiction2019-03-06T17:05:05+00:00

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