Love – Sex – Relationships As many people in recovery have probably heard, (and often ignored or debated about love – sex – relationships) it is detrimental to early recovery to become involved in romantic relationships. This article will discuss some of the reasoning behind the often-proposed suggestion “no relationships for the first year.” Perhaps…

Help an Alcoholic According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, approximately one in 13 Americans abuse or are dependent on alcohol. Alcoholics almost always need help to rid themselves of their addiction. Support from family and friends plays a major role in assisting alcoholics in getting and staying sober. Recognize that the…

Cocaine Addiction This notorious white powder that cocaine is, has its origins in leaves derived from the South American coca plant. Leaves that were being freely used by the Mayans for their stimulating qualities became known to Europe following Spain’s conquest of that continent. Described as a stimulant, cocaine can be ingested in many ways,…