September is National Recovery Month

Category: Opioids

5 Signs You Are Addicted to Marijuana

5 Signs You Are Addicted to Marijuana

Make No Mistake – Marijuana is Addictive Marijuana is now legal for recreational and medicinal use in a number of states in the U.S. The number of people using pot is skyrocketing as the stuff becomes more mainstream and less …

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How Single Moms Can Benefit from IOP

How Single Moms Can Benefit from IOP

Being a Single Mother Has Its Challenges Being a mom is a rewarding and beautiful experience. But, let’s be honest. Raising a child is not always a walk in the park. In fact, it is one of the greatest challenges …

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Overcoming the Fear of Attending 12-Step Meetings

Overcoming the Fear of Attending 12-Step Meetings

The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, Bill Wilson, created the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. Since then, the 12 Steps have played an integral role for people who want to live and enjoy a sober lifestyle. The 12 Steps serve …

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How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Opioids

How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Millions of Americans Suffer From Chronic Pain In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that approximately 50 million American adults live with chronic pain. That is about 20 percent of the U.S. population, or one in …

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The Dangers of Buying Drugs on the Street

The Dangers of Buying Drugs on the Street

Do You Know What Your Street Drugs are Laced With? Buying drugs from street dealers has always been dangerous, but in the past five years there has been a notable spike in the number of harmful substances found in street …

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New Directions for Women Alumna Featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine

New Directions for Women Alumna Featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine

We want to celebrate our alumna Jaana Woodbury’s courageous interview about her recovery journey, including receiving addiction treatment at New Directions for Women with her daughter, in Cosmopolitan Magazine. But first, we want to talk for just a moment about …

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