Latest Blogs About Drug Use & Drug Addiction: Recovery Connection



The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction
October 31, 2016

The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction Acknowledging an addiction can be challenging, even for those who know in the back of their minds that they need help. Taking the first steps in seeking help with addiction can make it easier to begin treatment, make progress and achieve a healthier life. Understanding…

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment?
September 9, 2016

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment? Has your son fallen into the dangerous and deadly trap of heroin addiction? Are you interested in seeking heroin treatment for him? If your child is addicted to heroin, now is the time to act. This extremely addictive opioid painkiller creates a rush of euphoria shortly after it is taken,…

Troubling Heroin Addiction Prevalence in Suburban New Jersey
Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs
April 21, 2016

Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs People living in New Jersey are being crushed beneath the weight of opioid addiction. And the problem isn’t limited to isolated urban areas either. Heroin addiction and prescription opiate abuse have spread across all demographics in recent years, enveloping affluent suburbs and remote rural areas alike in their…

The Harrowing Prevalence of Doctors Overprescribing Opiates
April 15, 2016

The Harrowing Prevalence of Doctors Overprescribing Opiates Are doctors in the US really overprescribing opiates? This question has been getting more attention as the spotlight on opiate addiction has widened from its focus on street heroin. There are many factors that have contributed to prescription opiates occupying more medicine cabinet space in the US, and…

Prescription Pill Abuse Among the Suburbs
April 8, 2016

Prescription Pill Abuse Among the Suburbs The perception that suburban areas are insulated from problems like drug and alcohol abuse is slowly fading. As more and more people outside the city find themselves facing chronic pain and disease, they head to the doctor for help. Visiting the doctor after a car accident, back injury or…

Is an Intensive Outpatient Program The Right Rehab Program for my Son or Daughter
April 1, 2016

Is an Intensive Outpatient Program The Right Rehab Program for my Son or Daughter Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a serious problem in the US. Every day, there are unfortunate people who become ensnared in the trap of addiction, while their loved ones look on and struggle to find the best way to help.…

5 Myths About Drug Addiction
March 15, 2016

5 Myths About Drug Addiction Even with the increasing public awareness of drug abuse, stereotypes of individuals with an addiction problem and myths about drug addiction itself continue to confuse and frighten people. It’s time to take a look at a few of these and get to the bottom of them. The best place to…

How to Make Your Family Work
March 14, 2016

How to Make Your Family Work Lately several families have inquired how to help their families work. By work they are asking how to have a well-adjusted, healthy family. Many people in today’s modern world want to know how to deal with blended families, divorced families, one parent families, or families of different faiths, to…

Teenagers – Unique Creatures
November 30, 2015

Teenagers – Unique Creatures Over the course of hundreds of years, anthropologists have identified a unique creature roaming planet Earth. There observers noted over centuries of observation that these creatures can at times behave irrationally and impulsively, suggesting a limited capacity for reason and judgment. ‑ the name assigned to these unique creatures? ‑ the…

Questioning Your Behavior: Am I an Addict?
May 11, 2015

Questioning Your Behavior: Am I an Addict? “What’s your drug of choice?” “More.” “So what if I’ve had a few nights of heavy drinking, so what if I recreationally use some drugs with my friends on the weekends, that doesn’t mean I’m an alcoholic or an addict, right?” There is a distinct difference between a…