Loneliness “Your loneliness will always be there,” a friend once said to me. Those words hit me hard when I started at BriteLife Recovery for substance ... >>

Isolation And Addiction

What is Asking for Time Off Work for Treatment? Asking for time off work for treatment can be a scary thing for most. It is hard ... >>

Asking for Time Off Work for Treatment

What is a Drug? Is alcohol a drug? To answer this question, another question must be asked: Does the substance alter your state of mind? Alcohol ... >>

Is Alcohol a Drug?

The Glamorization of Lean Have you heard of the latest drug craze known as “sipping lean?” Although it has been around for decades, this sipping lean ... >>

Lean is A Dangerous Drug

Addiction Recovery How long do drugs stay in your system? The length of time that drugs stay in your system is up to you. The continuation ... >>

How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?

The Battlefield has Lingered with You Due to the number of recent deployments, we now see so many veterans struggling with addiction. You may have left ... >>

Veterans Struggling with Addiction

Addiction – A Complicated Disease of the Mind Many people often ask themselves: What causes addiction? Addiction is a complicated disease of the mind that is ... >>

What Causes Addiction?

What is the Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Opioid Addiction? According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 34.2 million adults in the U.S. smoke cigarettes. Aside ... >>

Cigarette Smoking’s Effect on Opioid Addiction

A Good Attitude Makes all the Difference You make a choice to continue your sobriety each and every day, no matter what life throws your way. ... >>

Positive Choices in Recovery

Getting Through Early Sobriety The journey of sobriety can be scary and unsettling. The already existing dependence on a particular substance makes it difficult to alter ... >>

5 Things Those Struggling with Addiction Wish They Were Told Earlier