How Does Addiction Affect the Brain?

Addiction affects the brain in many ways, but the good news is brain neuroplasticity can help reverse the effects. Learn more about the addicted brain here.

Survivor's Guilt: A Symptom of PTSD

Survivor’s guilt is a component of PTSD and can initially be hard to spot. Learn about the signs of survivor’s guilt, how to cope, and how to heal from trauma.

What Doctors Are Doing About the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic and crisis keeps getting worse – but what are doctors doing about the problem? Learn how new guidelines are cracking down on prescription abuse.

Why Do Some People Become Addicted While Others Don’t?

Ever wondered why one person can try drugs and be seemingly unaffected while another can become hooked after just one use?

The Complex Connection Between Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Many people struggle with both eating disorders & substance abuse—find paths to recovery from disordered eating and substances here.

Emotional Sobriety: Why Giving Up Drugs and Alcohol Isn’t Enough

Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves.

Happy Hormones and the Science of Addiction

“Happy hormones” help with joy, relationships, and regulating stress and anxiety. Learn how addiction impacts these neurotransmitters.
Mental Health

Trauma Bonding: What is it and What You Should Know

Trauma bonding is an insecure attachment that happens in romantic situations but can also present itself in other ways. Learn more about trauma bonding here.
Mental Health

4 Things That Are Keeping You Up at Night

When you can't get enough sleep, you can't function. Learn how to get better sleep at night with a few easy lifestyle changes.

What Does Gaslighting Mean? Gaslighting Examples & More

If someone is questioning your memory or downplaying your feelings, you might be a victim of gaslighting. See common examples of gaslighting and learn about solutions.

Can Binge Drinking Lead to Liver Disease?

Heavy drinking has many effects on the body. Explore the link between binge drinking and liver disease and what you can do.

How to Reduce Alcohol Cravings

Are you having urges to drink? Learn how to manage or reduce alcohol cravings by following these coping strategies.