Monthly Archives: July 2021

Should You Consider Depressant Medications?

Prescription depressants are substances that are typically used to relieve anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and insomnia. They depress the normal function of the central nervous system and often induce sleep. They come in pill, tablet, capsules, and liquid form. Examples of depressants include alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, marijuana, and inhalants. If taken correctly, they can increase […]

The Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that people develop after they have experienced or been exposed to a life-threatening situation, serious injuries, or are exposed to violence. People develop PTSD from many things including combat, physical or sexual assault, natural disasters, abuse, and health problems. PTSD can develop at any age and […]

Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment: An Overview

Choosing an addiction treatment program is one of the most consequential decisions you will make during your journey to sobriety. The program that you select will be the foundation for your recovery, so it is imperative to choose one that addresses your individual needs.   Most treatment programs fall into two categories: inpatient treatment or […]

10 Powerful Books about Addiction and Recovery


Millions of Americans currently suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, yet many of those people feel alone or misunderstood. Although they are not a replacement for drug and alcohol treatment, books about addiction and recovery are a great reminder that you are not alone. Reading about the personal experiences of others who have struggled with […]