Category: Drug Addiction

Unraveling Dual Diagnosis and Other Medical Jargon

Dual diagnosis. Sounds a bit ominous, doesn’t it? It’s not as scary as it sounds. In fact, dual diagnosis is common and simply a...

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How to Stay Sober and Sane During the Holidays When You Have a Perfectly Imperfect Family

Many of us look at Norman Rockwell’s famous paintings of happy families during the holidays—paintings like “I’ll Be Home for...

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How to Support a Newly Recovering Addict

Expectations are a challenge when it comes to a loved one in recovery. It’s easy to think, “They’re finally in recovery, so all...

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Asking for Help: Recovery Resources in Greater Houston

Asking for help is always hard. It’s especially hard when it involves addiction. If you’re the addict, it’s hard because you have to...

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Finding Sober Alternatives with Friends

Recovering from a substance use disorder (SUD) or alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a long-term commitment. According to the National...

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How Does Dopamine Drive Our Behavior?

Dopamine is one of the “feel good” chemicals in our brain. Interacting with the pleasure and reward center of our brain, dopamine —...

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