Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Rehab

The clinical benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been studied in a variety of physical and mental health conditions. The use of animals in a therapeutic setting can be traced back historically and the first scientific journal article…

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Signs of Overdose and What You Should Do

Drug overdoses have become rampant in the US, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there have been more than 841,000 drug overdose deaths since 1999. In particular, there has been a rise in fentanyl-related…

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Finding Rehab During COVID-19

Finding rehab on a regular day can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know what to look for. Finding rehab during COVID-19 can be even more overwhelming, which is why it is helpful to have an idea…

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Staying Sober While Traveling

For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking. It can also present additional…

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LGBTQIA+ and Addiction

According to the results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), people from the LGBTQIA+ community are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and more likely to suffer from a substance…

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What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Polysubstance abuse occurs when someone abuses more than one substance at a time. The substance abuse can occur simultaneously or at different times. A person can take two substances at the same time to produce an additive or…

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