Demi Lovato’s Battle With Drug Addiction

Sarah Harris

Demi Lovato has never been shy about her long struggle with sobriety. The pop star has remained open with her fans about the complicated relationship between her stardom and the struggles she faces with her drug addiction and eating disorders. Back in July of 2018, Demi nearly lost her life…

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How to manage social obligations in sobriety

Sarah Harris

If you’re new to recovery, you might imagine that your new, sober life won’t look that much different from your old one. You assume that all your friends will be supportive, kind, and considerate, especially in social situations where drugs and alcohol might be present. The reality is, however, that…

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The many dangers of rapid detox

Sarah Harris

Be honest: if you could take a pill that would cure you of alcohol or drug addiction overnight, wouldn’t you go for it? It’s a tempting proposition. However, if the idea of a non-existent, painless withdrawal period seems too good to be true, that’s because it is. It’s tempting to believe that a…

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Wendy Williams’ Long Battle With Addiction

Sarah Harris

Last month, Wendy Williams told the world she has been secretly living in a sober house. This revelation comes on the heels of previous comments about her battles with drug addiction. It appears that the 54-year-old is undergoing treatment at a sober residential facility that specializes…

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The Impact Addiction Can Have On A Marriage

Sarah Harris

Addiction is a tough experience for all involved. Addiction within the context of a marriage can be even more difficult. Having a spouse with an addiction can be one of the most trying things a person ever has to contend with. Far from being a personal decision, a spouse’s addiction…

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Detoxing From Alcohol: What To Expect

Sarah Harris

Detox is the first step to treating alcoholism. This is the period when alcohol is completely drained from the body. The patient will likely exhibit alcohol withdrawal symptoms throughout the duration of this process. While most of these symptoms will likely subside after approximately two weeks, there is always a…

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The Many Benefits Of Exercise In Addiction Recovery

Sarah Harris

Using drugs and alcohol for prolonged periods of time profoundly alters our body chemistry. But it’s not like going cold turkey will completely solve the problem either. Removing substances from a system that has grown accustomed to their presence can leave an individual feeling depressed, anxious, and fundamentally ill-equipped to…

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What Are The Early Signs Of Alcoholism In A Loved One?

Sarah Harris

Over 32 million Americans are addicted to alcohol. All in all, some 2 billion people imbibe alcohol on a regular basis, with at least half of that number engaging in detrimental drinking activities. Likewise, a solid 10 percent of U.S. citizens are already addicted to alcohol. Even more alarming…

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