12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous are widely recognized as one of the best community resources available for recovering from alcoholism, drug addiction, and other compulsive disorders. Millions of people have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.

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Adolescent Drug Overdose

"Teen users are at significantly higher risk of developing an addictive disorder compared to adults, and the earlier they began using, the higher their risk. Nine out of 10 people who meet the clinical criteria for substance use disorders involving nicotine, alcohol or other drugs began smoking, drinking or using other drugs before they turned 18. People who begin using any addictive substance before age 15 are six and a half times as likely to develop a substance use disorder as those who delay use until age 21 or older (28.1 percent vs. 4.3 percent)." - "Adolescent Substance Abuse: America's #1 Public Health Problem," National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, June 2011, p. 2

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Drug Treatment For Adolescents and Young Adults

Adolescents getting into recovery from our experience have a better success rate working closely with a sober companion or recovery coach rather than in an alcohol and drug treatment facility

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A Secret Killer - Ecstasy

Ecstasy was originally developed by Merck pharmaceutical company in 1912. In its original form, it was known as “MDMA.” It was used in 1953 by the US Army in psychological warfare tests...

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Intervene On Alcohol & Drugs

If you think that you or a loved one may have a problem with alcohol use or substance use there is a solution.  No one has to do it alone.  If you have second to watch, you may see that there is another way.  An Intervention is positive way to move forward into a life of recovery.

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Adolesent Drinking - Personal and Peer Influence By Genes and Environment

Alcohol use typically begins during adolescence, within social contexts, and is often correlated with the drinking of one's peers. A new study of how a person's drinking is related to the alcohol use of their peers from early adolescence through to early adulthood has found that both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the correlation between one's own drinking and peer drinking.

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Teens Risk is Higher Developing Addictive Disorder towards Substance Abuse

 "Teen users are at significantly higher risk of developing an addictive disorder compared to adults."  The earlier the teen began using, the higher the risk that as an adult they would develop an addictive disorder as an adult.

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Legal Drugs

Once it was cocaine, speed or heroin, but now the fashion is for legal pills. News of overdose of prescription tablets shed light on a startling new trend - misuse of over the counter pills now kills more people around the world (starting with America) than illegal drugs.

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Adolescent Drug Treatment

As recovery companions (Sober Companion, Sober Coach), we are helping kids that have been in and out of rehab to stay sober and get involved in the young sober community in their own back yards

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