Drug & Alcohol Addiction Articles

Stepping Stone for Recovery wants to help you stay informed about the latest drug and alcohol news, different addiction treatment approaches, relapse prevention and how to improve your mental and physical health to promote sober living. Our articles will help you have a clearer understanding about the disease of addiction and more importantly, how to get help. We are dedicated to giving you the information you need to make an informed decision about entering addiction treatment.

How Bad Is Heroin Withdrawal?

If you're reading this, then you've probably heard some of the nightmare stories regarding heroin withdrawal. Heroin withdrawal is commonly believed to be among the most uncomfortable of drug withdrawals, and there is a good reason that people believe this. While heroin withdrawal will rarely kill you, unlike the withdrawal

By |2019-07-01T19:22:42+00:00June 26th, 2019|Articles|

U.S. Domestic Violence Centers and Shelters

Domestic violence can happen to any person, at any time. While statistics show that a majority of victims are women, individuals of all ages, races, sexual orientation and socioeconomic statuses are affected. Men are also victims of domestic violence and often suffer similar physical and mental injuries inflicted by another

By |2019-02-08T15:05:08+00:00August 12th, 2013|Articles|

Toxic Friendships in Recovery

Toxic Friendships in Recovery Some Friendships Are Bad in Recovery When you were in active addiction, you were in a strange situation. You had friends, but at the same time you were isolated. Your addiction might have driven your true friends away because it was impossible for them

By |2016-04-14T20:28:35+00:00July 16th, 2013|Articles|

Finding Happiness in Recovery

Finding Happiness in Recovery You have come to know a lot of people in different stages of recovery. Some are happy and doing well and some are not. It’s clear that alcohol and drugs don’t lead to happiness. If you went to alcohol and drug rehab, you learned that you

By |2016-04-14T17:58:36+00:00July 2nd, 2013|Articles|

All About the Drug Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant drug. Meth has some legitimate uses as a prescription drug, but most drug dealers make it themselves in labs, using dangerous chemicals and over-the-counter medications. This mix is transformed into meth and isn’t the same as the legitimate drug doctors prescribe. The chemicals used

By |2019-02-18T15:43:17+00:00June 17th, 2013|Articles|