The Rules of Recovery

A List of Resources to Help with Alcohol Recovery

Dealing with a problem with alcohol can be a huge challenge. If you or someone you care about is struggling with alcohol recovery, the following resources can be a good starting point: Addiction Recovery Guide – A state by state listing of local recovery information and resources, including state government offerings for substance abuse education,…
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Maintaining Your Well-Being While Dating an Addict

Maintaining Your Well-Being While Dating an Addict

Interpersonal relationships are hard work, no matter the circumstances. Dating an addict or alcoholic certainly brings its own set of worries, but like all challenges, they are more manageable when you have the right tools and a good support system in place. Whether you’re already in a relationship with someone who struggles with addiction or…
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Evidence-Based Coping Strategies for Loved Ones of Addicts

Evidence-Based Coping Strategies for Loved Ones of Addicts

Those suffering from substance abuse are not the only ones struggling; the lives of family members and loved ones are significantly impacted as well. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), family members and romantic partners often serve as a powerful catalyst for positive life changes especially with respect to treatment…
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