4 Important Takeaways from the Surgeon General’s 400+ Page Report on Addiction and the US Opioid Crisis

4 Important Takeaways from the Surgeon General’s 400+ Page Report on Addiction and the US Opioid Crisis

Last Thursday, November 17, 2016, Dr. Vivek Murthy became the first surgeon general in the history of the US to issue a report on the disease of addiction. In the over 400-page report, America’s highest ranking doctor outlined the causes of addiction as well as the evidence-backed treatment options and preventative measures that would ensure…

What Scared Me Most About Recovery: People in Recovery Share Their Biggest Fears about Getting Clean and Sober

What Scared Me Most About Recovery: People in Recovery Share Their Biggest Fears about Getting Clean and Sober

Making the decision to stop drinking or using can be scary. So scary, in fact, that many report that getting clean and sober was the most frightening and challenging experience of their lives. With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve asked several people in long-term recovery to share the fears that nearly prevented them from getting help. I was afraid…