What is Mental Health?

Our wellness goes beyond the physical form. Whenever we consider our overall well-being, it is important to take a close look at our mental health. Mental health has a bigger impact on our lives than most people understand. It is closely tied to our emotional, social, and psychological well-being, and our thoughts affect how we … Read more

How Many People Seek Treatment?

  Millions of people struggle with addiction, but the number of those who seek treatment is small, according to a report published by the surgeon general. While one in seven people in the United States is at risk of developing a substance use disorder like alcoholism or drug abuse, only one in 10 will ever … Read more

Ohio Sues Pharmaceutical Companies

In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic that has killed countless Americans, the state of Ohio is suing major pharmaceutical companies across the nation. The state is suing five major opioid manufacturers in the United States that they accuse of profiting from opioids at the expense of thousands of people’s lives. In addition to … Read more

An Interview with Donte Stewart

An Interview with Donte Stewart A Conversation with the CEO of Arrow Passage Recovery An Interview with Donte Stewart A Conversation with the CEO of Arrow Passage Recovery Introduction Meet Donte Stewart, born and raised in Massillon, OH, and CEO of addiction treatment center Arrow Passage Recovery. In an interview from January 2021, Donte opens … Read more

How to Help an Addict Who Doesn’t Want Help

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Addiction drives a wedge between addicted individuals and their loved ones that often feels like an impossible obstacle to overcome. Today, it is understood that professional treatment is the most successful way to treat addictions to alcohol and drugs. However, users often persist in their resistance against admitting that they need help. For family members and … 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

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

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

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