Tag: <span>addiction education</span>

Positive Peer Pressure in Addiction Recovery
Post

Positive Peer Pressure in Addiction Recovery

The term “peer pressure” is often associated with children, teenagers, and young adults and it’s usually considered to be something negative. You may think about when your peers encouraged you to skip school or use illicit substances. If you’re a parent, you may be constantly worried that your kids will be pressured into doing the...

What Are The Most Used Drugs In America And How To Avoid Them
Post

What Are The Most Used Drugs In America And How To Avoid Them

The national average for overdoses in the U.S. was 14 per 100,000 in 2016. These numbers originate from what users are reporting voluntarily. Actual numbers are much higher, as the criminalization of drug use encourages secrecy. Substance abuse is a public health problem, not a criminal problem. The less accessible help is for users, the more that...

5 Tips for Being (and Staying) Sober at Holiday Parties
Post

5 Tips for Being (and Staying) Sober at Holiday Parties

As the holidays draw nearer, we’ve been seeing a lot of “how not to drink during the holidays” type pieces circling around online. While we love this sentiment (we’ve actually written about before here, here, and here) and we love some people’s takes on the subject, it’s clear that some people really don’t understand the...

\
Call Us 1-818-452-1676