Articles about Addiction and Sober Living

Understanding Halfway House

A "halfway house" is a so-called umbrella term that can refer to various types of residential facilities. The goal of a halfway house is to provide residents with a transitional facility where they live after prison (or it's a probation requirement)... Read more

11 Foods To Add To Your Diet For Detox

For many families, the college years are a rite of passage, and families that celebrate the first family member to ever attend college experience incredible pride. University life and young adulthood are also times of new... But someone who has just... Read more

Antidepressants And Alcohol

Patients were randomly assigned to receive fluoxetine, 20 mg daily initially, or placebo. The daily fluoxetine dosage was increased to 40 mg after two weeks if substantial depressive symptoms persisted. Compliance was monitored by weekly pill counts... Read more

What To Expect When You Give Up Alcohol

For those who have already quit and want help managing cravings, there is also acamprosate, an abstinence maintenance medication that helps rebalance your brain chemistry. And beyond these, there are several off-label medications that can be useful,... Read more