Los Angeles and the surrounding areas are home to over 3,000 12 step meetings every week, and is home to one of the biggest and most active sober communities in the world. Active involvement in a recovery community is one of the most important aspects...

In early recovery, cravings for drugs and alcohol are at their peak, and can trip up even the most motivated individual. When addicted people are early in their recovery, it is oftentimes helpful for them to steer clear from the opposite sex for a period...

Sober Living Homes are a form of aftercare that can provide an individual with a substantially higher chance at successful recovery. They work because they allow someone struggling with alcoholism and/or drug addiction, to get the support that they need while learning to re-adjust to...

Drug addiction is an often misunderstood disease. Many people think that those who take drugs are morally weak individuals, or are lacking in willpower, and could stop using drugs if they really wanted to. The reality is that drug addiction is a complicated illness and...

Alcohol is a legal substance in the United States, and most countries around the world. It plays a role in many social events and is consumed recreationally by millions of Americans every day without significant harm. However around 7 to 10% of individuals who consume alcohol,...

Can you be addicted to Marijuana? Today, the topic of marijuana addiction can be rather controversial. The drug has recently been legalized for medical use and even recreational use in many states...