sober up from drugs

When learning that someone is ready to sober up from drugs or alcohol, following cheers of delight the assumption is that this simply involves discontinuing substance use. A general lack of understanding about the science of addiction is at the center of this very common naiveté. In fact, addiction and chemical dependence dictate thought and […]

preventing relapse during pandemic

Maintaining sobriety during the coronavirus pandemic will definitely present some unusual challenges. Never in our lifetimes has the nation had to navigate the kinds of upheaval we are currently facing, which, for someone in recovery, can increase the prospects of a relapse occurring. Even with all the usual relapse prevention strategies in place, there are […]