Category Archives: Triggers

peer pressure

The Word “No” Is Your Best Friend In Recovery: Learn How to Say No to Peer Pressure

Did you know that thousands of people in the country die each year due to a drug overdose? After all, more than 70,200 Americans died due to overdosing from both illegal drugs and prescription opioids. This is a two-fold decrease within a span of a decade. If you’re in rehabilitation, you know

effects of bullying

Learn the Effects of Bullying That Lead to Substance Abuse

20 percent of students have reported bullying at one point or another. Out of the student population, 22.8 percent of girls get bullied compared to 18.8 percent of boys. Bullying can have deeper damage on children and teens than we know. Not only will these children suffer from depression and anger,

Addiction Triggers

How to Cope With Addiction Triggers During Recovery

I’m sure you’ve heard it before: once an addict, always an addict. What comes after addiction? Recovery. Recovery is a process that never ends, and it’s not easy, especially when you’re newly sober. So how can you cope with addiction triggers once you’re in recovery? Here are a few tips