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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.

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|

5 Truths Parents of Addicts Must Face

All parents want the best for their children. From sending children to the best schools, sports programs or art and music classes, mothers and fathers sacrifice to give their children all the opportunities they didn’t have in life. Even though you may have laid out the opportunities for them, your

By |2019-02-19T20:46:13+00:00June 11th, 2013|Articles|

Adult Children and Addiction

If only you knew about addiction. If only you knew how to spot the signs. If only you knew how to stop it. As an addict’s mother or father, it’s hard to not place blame on yourself. Even if you have grown children, you still can’t help but ask: Am

By |2019-02-11T19:51:47+00:00May 29th, 2013|Articles|

Top 5 Dangers to Women’s Recovery

Being a woman in recovery is not easy. There are many challenges that can get anyone off track from their goals of sobriety and healthy living. Learning what to look for and how to approach each situation can mean relapse or success in sobriety. Bad Romance Getting into a romantic

By |2019-02-14T19:28:46+00:00May 7th, 2013|Articles|