How to Hold an Intervention

Watching someone you love deal with the serious consequences of alcoholism or drug dependency can be heart-wrenching. Knowing that the person could suffer tremendous adverse health problems due to an out-of-control addiction likely adds to the worry and the stress. A great deal can go wrong when someone succumbs to the iron grip of a … Read more

Coping with a Substance Abusing Family Member

It’s an unfortunate circumstance that your immediate or extended family, someone is a substance abuser. Maybe it’s alcoholism, maybe it’s heroin, maybe it’s prescription pills, maybe it’s marijuana, maybe it’s cocaine, maybe it just began last week, but there are no maybes about this person having a problem. It’s not just affecting this person anymore. … Read more

Lack of Mental Health Resources Ohio State

Ohio State is a renowned university that is home to multiple degree programs and prominent athletic teams in the Buckeye State. The campus serves approximately 60,000 students. Recently, the university has been subject to an increased police presence and foot patrols in its campus parking garage following two events that took place in early April. … Read more

Take Charge Ohio | Ohio Opioid Epidemic

Ohio has earned the unfortunate distinction of being the center of rising deaths due to opioid overdose. Between June 2016 and June 2017, drug deaths increased 39 percent in Ohio. The Ohio drug epidemic has resulted in an additional strain on an already overtaxed medical system. It has also placed a strain on the court … Read more

April 2018: The 31st Annual NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month

Right around 42 million Americans over eighteen years of age are drinkers. That means there are more alcohol drinkers in the US over 18 than there are people of any age in the country of Poland. Right around 15 million Americans are alcoholics. That’s nearly the entire population of the state of New York. Researchers … Read more

How Long Does Detox Take?

How Long Does Detox Take? How Long Does Detox Take? Detoxification, commonly called detox, is the process of cleansing the body of abusive substances. Detox is the first and most crucial step toward recovery. It can be dangerous, even deadly depending on the substance, BUT only without proper treatment. Choosing which treatment center (and which … Read more

Ohio Drug Overdose Problem

Drug addiction is a life-altering disease that can lead to the compulsive use of substances that are harmful to the body. Though using drugs is initially a voluntary decision, excessive use can interfere with a person’s cognitive abilities, rendering them susceptible to constant drug abuse. The state of Ohio is critically plagued by an intense … Read more

Addiction Treatment in America

If you’re reading this it’s possible you or someone close to you may be suffering from a drug use disorder. If that’s not the case, maybe you’ve seen drug abuse depicted on your television, internet or on magazine covers, especially the National Enquirer, when you’re in line at the grocery store. Regardless of the source … Read more

No Room for Bodies: Overdoses in Ohio

There is a scene from the 2003 movie The Core where hundreds of birds begin to fall to Earth, apparently dying mid-flight. It’s a quick scene, but I always remembered seeing it and thinking, “How can something go from able-to-fly to dead so quickly? It must be one extremely powerful force.” Even if the birds … Read more

Questions About Addiction
or Mental Health?


Call Us Now:

Your call is confidential with no obligation required to speak with us.

You have Successfully Subscribed!