Tips on How to Talk to a Family Member About Getting Help

How Many People Relapse After Rehab

The relapse rate for people after receiving treatment is around 85%. This is an alarming statistic to think about when it comes to relapsing. When people relapse, it’s not because they weren’t committed to recovery before, but because something happened and they didn’t have the ski...

Why Is Fentanyl So Lethal?

In 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an alarming statistic: the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. have topped 100,000 a year. Most people consider cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin among the most dangerous street drugs. However, in recent years, fentanyl — i...

Understanding Drug Overdoses

According to the American Medical Association’s Issue Brief from May 2022, during the COVID-19 pandemic, all US states have reported a rise in overdose deaths. The evidence continues to point to culprits such as methamphetamine, illicit fentanyl, cocaine, fentanyl analogs, or a combination of ...

Common Misconceptions About Addiction Recovery

Substance addiction has affected many individuals and families during the opioid epidemic. Although there have been positive changes in public awareness about addiction and recovery in recent years, many misconceptions still persist.  These myths and misconceptions may contribute to stigmatization ...