Is Staying Sober That Easy?

A lot of people fail in their attempt to remain sober. Yet others say that staying sober is easy. The fact is that statistics suggest that relapse rates might be as high as 75% in an individual’s first year of recovery. Furthermore, the majority of these will return to addiction within a few weeks of Read More…

Living a Life as a Sober Musician

For some individuals, music is everything. It satisfies their soul and their spirit. Playing music, whether for themselves or performing for a crowd is what they live for. However, this kind of passion comes with some amount of risk. That risk can be physical, emotional or spiritual. It is a fact that the life of Read More…

What Are the Family Dynamics of Addiction?

Like everything else, addiction must be put into context. Addiction does not happen in isolation. It is important to learn the context in which it has developed. How did the individual with an addiction become addicted? Was it due to their socio-economic class? Family circumstances like divorce? Peer pressure? Addiction and Family No man is Read More…

How to Help a Loved One Prevent Relapse

Addiction relapse is an unfortunate reality of recovery. Any individual who is battling addiction must face the fact of relapse. However, not every individual in recovery relapses. As a matter of fact, an estimated half of all those individuals treated for an addiction for the first time, will not relapse and will remain successfully in Read More…