Addiction Related Posts

Editor’s Note: Part One of “Why I Quit” can be found here. M. was 24 years old when she was arrested for drunk driving after rear-ending another car. No one was hurt, but M.’s car was totaled. Even worse, it was her second DUI. The daughter of a drug addict, she had already been drinking […]

When we enter into recovery, we commit to total abstinence from all mood and mind altering substances. We learn that regardless of our drug or drink of choice, we will never be able to safely use chemical substances in any form. Most of the time, this ‘golden rule’ is relatively straightforward – we can easily […]

Detox Local’s Periodic Table of Drug Addiction This table is organized to Detox Local based on statistics from National Institute on Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration and US Food and Drug Administration, among other reliable sources.

For most, college is a time of self-exploration, academic accomplishment, and the beginning of what will hopefully be a lucrative and long-standing career in one of many potential fields. College allows us the opportunity to network with others who have similar interests, form lasting connections, and set a solid foundation for future successes. We develop […]

Most people have a tendency to think about addiction in terms of individuals, which is understandable. After all, this is a disease that develops through the choices and behaviors of individuals. However, addiction is a unique disease in that its direct influence extends far beyond individuals, reaching throughout their families, social groups and communities. There’s […]

We’ve learned a lot about addiction over the past century. Through research and observation, addiction has gone from an enigma to a decidedly complex brain disease for which there are many potential causes. However, there’s still much left to learn, especially when it comes to understanding susceptibility to addiction. Addiction is an indiscriminate disease that […]

Foundations Events partnered with Shane Ramer, owner and producer of That Sober Guy Radio, for the Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare 2016 conference. The podcast discusses alcoholism and addiction recovery, providing a platform for guests to speak their minds and share their stories in an honest, intimate format. Today’s podcast with Shane Ramer of That Sober Guy Podcast features James McManus. James is […]