The Deadly Dangers of Attempting to Detox Off Alcohol At Home

Actor Nelsan Ellis’ Death Was a Direct Result of Him Trying to Alcohol Detox At Home Unfortunately, it sometimes takes a high profile death to remind people about the dangers of alcohol withdrawal, especially detoxing at home. Just this month, 39-year-old actor Nelsan Ellis, most famous for his work on HBO’s vampire series “True Blood,” … Continued

Gray Death – Lives Up to Its Color & Name

Law enforcement officials and health officials in Ohio, Georgia, and most other states in the country are spreading information about the emergence of a new highly addictive and incredibly dangerous drug cocktail referred to as Gray Death. First gaining notoriety in 2016 when a version of this drug compound was found in Prince’s body after … Continued

Women Over 60 are Drinking More Alcohol

A provocative study authored by epidemiologist Dr. Rosalind Breslow of the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism indicates that more older woman are binge drinking today than ever before. Data collected on over 65,000 women and men who were at least 60 years old and considered themselves “current drinkers” took Breslow by surprise. “My colleagues … Continued

How To Design A Relapse Prevention Plan

at this time of the year is a good idea. Why? Because more people in recovery for drugs and alcohol, relapse during the month of December than at any other time of the year. The 2 primary reasons are, of course, Christmas & New Years. It’s no secret they are the biggest drinking and partying … Continued

Leftover Medications Fuel Addiction Epidemic

Between 1999 and 2014, prescription opioid sales nearly quadrupled, with adults over 40 representing the most likely demographic to use pain pills prescribed by their doctor. During this time, overdose deaths due to opioid abuse increased fourfold as well. While research strongly suggests some prescription opioid addicts turn to heroin when they can no longer … Continued

College Safety: The Clery Act

The federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act better known as the Clery Act requires that all university and colleges whether private or public that receive federal funding to disclose all campus safety information and also imposes some basic requirements on the handling of sexual violence and emergency situations. … Continued

About Laughter Yoga

It’s no joke. People are serious about laughing yoga. Haysa or Laughter yoga has steadily gained global momentum since 2002 when Madan Katari, an Indian physician, developed the routine and published his book “Laugh For No Reason”. There is now more than 6,000 “laughter clubs” spread across a 100 different countries. Don’t think you’re funny, … Continued


About the author

Robert M. has been in recovery since 1988. He is a sponsor and loyal member of AA. He has been working in the drug and alcohol field for nearly 20 years. During that time, he has written industry blogs and articles for a variety of industry websites including Transitions, Malibu Horizons, Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches and Lifeskills of Boca Raton.


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