How Massage Can Help With Chronic Pain: An Interview with Massage Therapist Clarence Garcia

How Massage Can Help With Chronic Pain: An Interview with Massage Therapist Clarence Garcia

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, a reported 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Luckily, research has shown that massage therapy and other painkiller-free treatment options, such as strength training and healthy eating, can help to lessen and even eliminate symptoms of chronic pain. In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, massage…

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What is Rehab Like? What to Expect When You Enter Treatment

Marijuana Legalization in Nevada: Why Nevada Residents Should Consider Voting “No” On Question 2

Recent polls indicate that 47 percent of voters are in support of the November 8th ballot that would legalize recreational marijuana across the state of Nevada. By voting “Yes” on Question 2, Nevada residents would be authorizing individuals 21 years of age or older to “possess, consume and cultivate” up to an ounce of marijuana.…

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Rehab in Sin City: How Las Vegas is Transforming into the Country's Top Destination for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

Rehab in Sin City: How Las Vegas is Transforming into the Country’s Top Destination for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

A city once known for its yard-long cocktails and drunken pool parties is reinventing itself as a health tourism destination and a place to go when you want to leave the booze behind and embrace a life of sobriety. Until recently, Las Vegas wasn’t on anyone’s radar as a contender for “Best Place to Go…

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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…

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