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I’m Addicted and I Think I’m Pregnant–What Should I Do?

I’m Addicted and I Think I’m Pregnant–What Should I Do?

For most people, motherhood is a time to celebrate, and expecting a child is a joyous occasion. But for someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, news that you are expecting creates a whole wealth of problems and worries. What if the baby has birth defects? What if the baby is born addicted? What if the …

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Can Substance Abuse Cause Sexual Dysfunction?

Can Substance Abuse Cause Sexual Dysfunction?

Love is in the air in February with Valentine’s Day, but if you’re abusing substances you might be having a common relationship problem–sexual dysfunction. You might be surprised to learn that substance abuse disorder can cause sexual problems in both males and females and can create yet another obstacle in a relationship. And let’s face it–if you’re …

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Letting Go of the Past to Prevent Relapse

Letting Go of the Past to Prevent Relapse

Once you’ve gone through a detox period and initial therapy to stabilize your substance abuse problem, you may think the worst is over. And while that may be true, there’s still a long road ahead in recovery to help keep you from relapsing. Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but understand that detoxification is only the first step in …

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How You can Celebrate Valentine’s Day when You’re Single

How You can Celebrate Valentine’s Day when You’re Single

Feeling blue because you’re single on Valentine’s Day and not anywhere near ready for dating?  Instead of feeling down on yourself or lonely, make it a special day to celebrate your sobriety and your newfound love of life. There are plenty of reasons to love yourself and your choice to get sober. You may still feel like …

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