Category: Substance Abuse

Sober Living blog logo
woman with xanax addiction holding a sheet of blister packet pills while sitting on couch

Xanax Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Xanax is a prescription medication that is primarily used to treat anxiety and panic disorders because it is a depressant and promotes relaxation. While Xanax can be effective in managing these conditions, some people can struggle with Xanax addiction…

Read More
Fentanyl: origins, overdoses, and treatment

Fentanyl: Origins, Overdoses and Treatment

When used according to a doctor’s prescription, fentanyl can be a useful opiate to treat pain from an injury or post-surgery. Fentanyl works fast and eliminates an individual’s perception of pain. But, many individuals abuse fentanyl because it provides an intense “high,” which can be very dangerous — even deadly.

Read More
Signs of Addiction in Young Adults

Signs of Addiction in Young Adults

Drug addiction, also referred to as substance use disorder is a progressive disease. It often starts with a “one-time” experiment, simple recreational use, peer pressure,

Read More
The STages of Addiction: Initial Use, Experimentation, Regular Use, Problematic Use, and Dependence

The Stages of Addiction

Over 20 million people suffer from a substance disorder in the United States. Addiction is a complex, chronic brain disease that develops over time, impacting

Read More
Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body

The Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Regular drinking—particularly if it is excessive—is very likely to damage a person’s body, regardless of whether they become fully addicted to alcohol. Even moderate drinking can have a negative impact. 

Read More
Co-Parenting with a Drug Addict

Co-Parenting with a Drug Addict

Challenges, Effects on Children, and Possible Solutions Co-parenting is not a walk in the park, especially when one parent is a drug addict. Disagreements about

Read More
alcohol and oral health

Alcohol and Oral Health

How Alcohol Abuse Can Lead to Tooth Decay and Gum Disease Have you ever thought about how your drinks affect your oral health? Chances are

Read More
  • Contacting for:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

  • Contacting for:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

+1 (866) 951-1824