How a Small Farm is Using Agriculture to Overcome Addiction

When an individual is suffering from drug abuse and addiction, his life feels entirely out of his control. He will find that every thought, decision and action revolves around how he can obtain and use more drug substances, and he may even wish for death just as a way to get some sort of relief from the constant nightmare he...

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Why Some Recovering Addicts Feel Like They Must Choose Between Homelessness or Relapse

Many individuals will state that one of the most difficult parts of recovering from the problems of substance abuse and addiction is admitting that one has a problem and needs help. However, even in cases where individuals recognize that drug use is destroying their health, relationships and life and that they need help, the...

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How On-Campus Programs Are Helping College Students Stay Sober

While the specific reasons for initial drug use can definitely vary widely from individual to individual, there is usually one thing held in common by all drug users: they are trying to use drugs in order to solve some problem in their life that they feel either unwilling or unable to handle on their own. One could then draw...

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Would Drug Rehab Be Beneficial for Drug Dealers?

When considering the world of drug use, abuse and addiction, one is often inclined to view drug dealers as the “bad guys” and drug users as the “victims”, and there are many individuals who have little sympathy for either. When facing the problems of drug abuse and addiction, one may seek to help prevent drug use from...

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How Nature Walks Are Providing Therapeutic Benefits to Recovering Addicts

The entire process of recovering from substance abuse and addiction can be long and difficult. Many addicts who finally come to terms with the fact that they have a problem and they need help often want some sort of “instant” solution, and can find it rather difficult to work through all of the difficult emotions they were...

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How a Gospel Choir is Providing Hope for Recovering Addicts

Drugs are dangerous chemical substances that often masquerade as close friends. In taking drugs, an individual is seeking a way to escape from their problems and their troubles, but through drugs the individual often completely loses himself. Where once he may have chosen to use specific drugs on a specific schedule in order...

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