addiction recovery

Athletes and Drug Abuse: A Disturbing Trend in Modern Sports

2019-06-15T02:04:50+00:00

Drug abuse is a common occurrence across all types of sports, at all competitive levels. Besides just performance-enhancing drugs such as steroids and stimulants, many athletes feel compelled to abuse drugs and alcohol for a variety of other reasons. The intense pressure to perform, coupled with a possible underlying mental health disorder can all contribute [...]

Athletes and Drug Abuse: A Disturbing Trend in Modern Sports 2019-06-15T02:04:50+00:00

Relapse Prevention: The Basics Everyone in Recovery Should Know

2019-05-17T20:27:24+00:00

The easiest way to stop a potential relapse is to simply avoid relapse triggers. These are situations, experiences, places, even people who bring out your inner urges to use drugs or alcohol. Sometimes it’s a holiday or special day when maybe you lost someone close to you. Or it could be a club or place you used to hang out when you were using that makes you romanticize your past substance abuse. It could even be a family member or friend who you previously used with that makes you want to do it again.

Relapse Prevention: The Basics Everyone in Recovery Should Know 2019-05-17T20:27:24+00:00