Non-Alcoholic Beer and Wine: Not Dangerous?

For recovering alcoholics, non-alcoholic beverages seem like a safe way to indulge their guilty pleasure without actually lapsing. It may be safer and healthier to consume non-alcoholic beer and wine, but these drinks could have negative effects on your recovery. If you are considering non-alcoholic beverages as an alternative to the real thing, please consider…

Family is Important in the Recovery Process

Recovering from an addiction is a personal matter, and although it does require a lot of individual work, including self-reflection, family plays an important role in the process. If your loved one is recovering from an addiction, you could help them by providing your care, input and support. Focus and Inspiration As a family member,…

The Loose Ends that Could Unravel Walter White – Breaking Bad Infographic

Embed me! <img src=”https://www.recoveryranchpa.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Breakingbad.jpg” alt=”Breaking Bad Infographic” /><br /><a title=”Infographic by The Ranch PA” href=”https://dmclarityway.wpengine.com”>Infographic by The Ranch PA</a> Walter White and the Repercussions of Illegal Drugs The availability of drugs to the general public has no doubt become an enabling factor in the addiction struggles facing our nation. But popular TV drama, Breaking Bad,…

How Common is a Drug Free Workplace?

Most employers have rules and regulations to prevent drug use in the work place. Many employers even administer drug tests in an effort to maintain sober, dependable employees. Sadly, despite these preventative measures, a true “drug free workplace” is more of a myth than reality. Working Addicts The truth is over 70 percent of the…

Your Rehab Stay Could Uncover a Dual Diagnosis

Your Rehab Stay Could Uncover a Dual Diagnosis When entering a rehabilitation program, most expect to be treated only for their addiction. However, during treatment clients can uncover underlying disorders that go beyond addiction. These mental health issues can even be one of the causes of substance abuse. A proper dual diagnosis is essential in…

Medical Marijuana being Abused by Teens

A new study brings the world of medical marijuana into a new light. With several states considering legalizing medical marijuana, the following confessions from adolescents should be kept in mind… The Teens Fess Up Researchers at the University of Colorado asked 164 teens who were enrolled in substance abuse treatment programs about the way they…