Christian Approach to Drug Intervention

When we hear the word ‘disease’, most of us initially associate it with a physical malady. There are aspects of addiction that can be traced back to physical predispositions leading to an increased risk for developing a chemical dependency. However, drug and alcohol abuse also entail the breakdown of emotional health and spiritual belief in […]

The Step by Step Guide to Staging an Intervention

Step by Step Guide to Staging an Intervention An intervention is an important event, created by family and friends of a person struggling with addiction, to help the person realize they have a problem, they need help, and they have support. While reality television shows have popularized interventions in recent years, these depictions often offer a false sense […]

Exclusive: Mark Your Calendars Because a New Season of ‘Intervention’ Returns This Summer

Exclusive: Mark Your Calendars Because a New Season of ‘Intervention’ Returns This Summer In need of a new summer show? Look no further. A&E’s Emmy-winning series Intervention returns on Tuesday, August 6, with a brand new season. This time, the episodes will focus specifically on the ever-growing drug epidemic in various cities and neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Watch the exclusive sneak peek above for […]

Sober Fun While Social Distancing

As Alcoholics Anonymous meetings go online because of coronavirus fears, some in the recovery community worry that won’t be enough Sober fun while social distancing is a challenge for people who struggle with addiction, staying sober can be a daily challenge, even in the best of times, with a stable routine, healthy sleep schedule, and […]

10 Ways to Help an Alcoholic Family How Do I Help an Alcoholic Family Member?

Watching anyone struggle with alcoholism is tragic, but the struggle is even greater when the person is a loved one. Even though things may seem helpless, they aren’t. There are many ways that you can help an alcoholic family member. Jim Reidy is a certified Interventionist that has helped over 300 families across the country with drug and alcohol […]

Xanax Addiction and Abuse

Xanax is a powerful benzodiazepine that is often prescribed to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorders and insomnia. It is extremely addictive when used long-term. Xanax is the number one prescribed psychiatric medication in the United States. Seventy percent of teens with a Xanax addiction get the drug from their family’s medicine cabinet. Tolerance to Xanax develops […]

Get Clean

I just wanted to get clean. I just wanted to not smoke crack or shoot dope anymore. I thought that’s what “getting better” was all about. It turns out, that that is just the tip of the iceberg. That is just the very beginning. Detox, in my opinion, is the only part of the entire recovery process that […]

Can CBD Help With Addiction

SOME RESEARCH INDICATES THAT CBD COULD HELP TREAT ADDICTION TO OPIOIDS, METHAMPHETAMINE, COCAINE, AND NICOTINE. Over the past few years, CBD has been heralded as a cure for ailments from arthritis to addiction. But it can be challenging to know what’s rumor and what is scientifically verified fact. That’s why it’s essential to review what […]