September 19, 2017

Five Surprising Facts About Advanced Recovery

There’s no specific number of years required, but you know it when you’ve made it: Advanced Recovery. You’re no longer plagued by drug cravings; you take […]
September 18, 2017

Mother Shares Story of Teenage Son’s Suicide: ‘He Never Seemed Depressed’

Cole Ellis was a high achiever. He was close to his family, played football and loved to hunt. He fished, played baseball and was active in […]
September 18, 2017

Recovery Works

With nearly 100 deaths a day stemming from opioid abuse, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death to Americans – beating car crashes, gun accidents […]
September 14, 2017

Mental Health, Substance Abuse Disorders: Recovery is Possible with Right Help

Mental Health and substance use disorders impact thousands of people in Alabama, including many of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. Everyone reading this likely knows someone […]
September 13, 2017

Gucci Mane Focuses on Recovery to Find New Music Success

Gucci Mane, who was born Radric Davis, is a bright light in hip hop. He’s released over 2,000 songs and collaborated with the industry’s best producers, […]
September 12, 2017

Successful Addiction Recovery: Letting Go of Bad Influences

When it comes to living a sober life, it isn’t your memory that reminds you of your past. It’s not as if it taps you on […]
September 6, 2017

AL Opioid Council Outlines Issues in Fighting Addiction, Overdose

Key Alabama stakeholders connected to the opioid crisis met Tuesday, at the direction of Gov. Kay Ivey, charged with creating a strategic action plan to combat […]
August 31, 2017

Solution for Teen Opioid Crisis may come from Pediatric Primary Care

Despite the fact that recent federal reports found that drug-overdose deaths increased in 2015 among U.S. adolescents aged 15–19, a new primary care pediatric practice model […]
August 28, 2017

Women Who Inject Drugs May Be At Greater Risk of HCV Than Men

There is a clear body of research assessing sex and gender differences in risk behaviors among people who inject drugs, however little or no research has […]