The holidays are a time for joy and celebration, but at the same time they can also be filled with stressful situations and prompt feelings of loneliness. The stress and loneliness felt during this time can be triggers for addiction relapse. Whether you are newly in recovery or have been sober for years, it is.. read more →

For many years, New Jersey has been a state known for its prescription drug abuse. Easy access to drugs such as Oxycontin and other prescription painkillers have led people to become addicted to these substances at exponential rates. In recent years, however, laws have been put into place making it much harder for those addicted.. read more →

Here in the U.S., state laws revolving around possession of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and prescription drugs vary from state to state.  Marijuana possession is legal in some states and not others. There are states that enforce drug laws more strongly than others while some counties within the states have reputations for enforcing the.. read more →

When it comes to substance abuse prevention, teens from all over the world often feel like “everyone” is doing drugs or has tried drugs. They may feel a societal peer pressure that tells them, “everyone else is trying it, why aren’t you?”  This peer pressure is technically a form of bullying and something kids today.. read more →

That title is not a typo: people really are smoking alcohol. Alcohol abuse has entered into a new, bizarre realm. read more →