Valiant Living Blog

Can Coffee Consumption Lead to Caffeine Addiction?

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

Caffeine is, by far, the most heavily used drug in the world, with 75% of it being ingested… Read More


Synergism Between Alcohol and Other Drugs

Sunday, August 8th, 2021

Synergism is the term for when two drugs are taken together and produce a multiplying effect. This concept… Read More


Nelsan Ellis: A Cautionary Tale About Detoxing Alone

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

On July 8, 2017, critically acclaimed actor and playwright, Nelsan Ellis, passed away at the Woodhull Medical Center… Read More


What Detox Entails

Saturday, February 13th, 2021

Have you ever heard the term detoxification while reading about getting sober, but curious to learn more? In… Read More


5 Tenants of Recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Millions of people who struggle with alcoholism or addiction want recovery but do not fully understand the concept…. Read More


How Long Do Drug Cravings Last During Withdrawal?

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

For a person contemplating entering recovery for their struggle with addiction, one of the biggest concerns revolves around… Read More


Going Cold Turkey

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

From an old American idiom referring to a straightforward, no-frills manner of speaking, ‘cold turkey’ has come to… Read More


Why Medically-Supervised Detoxing Is Best

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

When a person is addicted to alcohol or drugs, they often find themselves in need of detoxification, also… Read More


Is the Show “Intervention” a Real Representation of Addiction?

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Reality TV shows often get a bad rap for provoking the people on the show into acting in… Read More


Can I Visit my Loved One in Treatment?

Friday, June 7th, 2019

In treatment, your loved one will learn how to stay sober, avoid triggers, and completely change his or… Read More