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Lisa Marie Presley Getting Treated for Prescription Pill Addiction

Celebrity rehab stories are no shocking mystery to the world as we know it. We have learned over time that it isn’t just the average joe who gets tied up in the temptation and turmoil of addiction, but also the silver spoons and the world renowned starlets. No one is immune and no aspect of . . . . Continue Reading


Blood Alcohol Testing with Temporary Tattoos

Over the last several years there have been increased efforts to develop technology for blood alcohol testing, breathalyzing for drugs, and other innovations related to keeping people safe and helping keep drunk drivers and party-goers from engaging in risk behavior. There are cups that test drinks for being drugged. There are wrist-bands that monitor movement . . . . Continue Reading


The Story of The Orchid: 12 Years with Woman in Recovery

Hi my name is Loren Seaman and many of you I have never met ….but I have been blessed to have had the opportunity helping start THE ORCHID “WHERE WOMEN HEAL” I was introduced to a woman named Julie Queler in April of 2004. Julie Queler and I became friends while I had been working admissions and . . . . Continue Reading


Ten Most Common Places Teens Hide Drugs

Teenagers are clever when it comes to hiding their secret possessions. When it comes to hiding drugs, there is no exception. The hiding spaces are limitless. If your teen is the norm, their room is likely disheveled and it would be difficult to find simple items in the midst of it all. However, if you . . . . Continue Reading


5 Ways to Help Your Children in Recovery

Children of addicts are often an afterthought in the recovery process. In the midst of the chaos, it is difficult to strike a balance between getting help for your addiction, and ensuring your children’s emotional needs are met. Children face immense challenges when raised by addicted parents. Even if those parents are not abusive, children . . . . Continue Reading


Cyberbullying Linked to Depression and Addiction in Teens

  Author: Shernide Delva The definition of cyberbullying is tormenting, harassing and humiliating someone via the internet, mobile phone, or other forms of digital technologies. Cyberbullying is no joke. Many teens and young adults have committed suicide, or have turned to substance abuse after a cyberbullying incident. My last year of college, my final project . . . . Continue Reading


Your Mind and Body Without Alcohol

In early sobriety, it can be scary to imagine how your life will change without alcohol. The truth is they are very real physical and psychological changes your body goes through in the beginning stages. Years of drinking really can take a toll on the human body, both physically and mentally. The good news is . . . . Continue Reading


7 Behavioral Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol influences your behavior in many ways. The most obvious way is that it changes your reaction to your immediate environment. Heavy drinking is dangerous, especially when you are in an unfamiliar area. Alcohol leads to myopia (short-sightedness) which means your focus and attention to obvious cues and information hinders severely. Overall, alcohol influences your . . . . Continue Reading


5 Ways I Overcame My Social Anxiety

From a young age, I had severe social anxiety. In kindergarten, I spoke maybe two sentences, not including, of course, the daily “Here!” that I murmured when my teachers read the attendance list. Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is when a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. A . . . . Continue Reading


3 Characteristics of Adult Children from Emotionally Cold Homes

Children of emotionally barren homes struggle as adults. Most children raised in homes like these seek approval and affirmation because they feel they are different from other people. Early in life, you may have been envious of the homes of your friends and knew your life was different. A recent article explored this topic further. . . . . Continue Reading