A woman living with prescription drug abuse

Women and Prescription Drug Abuse: Find Hope for Help

You might be surprised by what research has to say about the use and abuse of prescription drugs in women. Unless, of course, you’ve lived the statistics.   Statistics like:  Women are more likely than men to take prescription drugs.  Primary drugs prescribed to adult women under the age of 60 include antidepressants and the…

Wine mom culture with friend in front of young child

Is Your “Mom Wine Time” Actually Alcohol Abuse?

Here’s the picture:    A bathtub filled to the brim with bubbles and two little faces topped with sopping wet hair. And off to the side? Nails—painted in an of-the-moment Essie color—wrapped around a glass that’s also filled to the brim (with, well, wine).    Caption it “How mommy makes it to bedtime!” and you’ve…

5 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in a Family Member

5 Signs of Substance Abuse in a Family Member

Living in limbo. That’s where you’re at now—floating around between the not-knowing and the knowing. Perhaps your loved one struggles with substance abuse but perhaps, with fingers-crossed, not.    There’s comfort to be found in the in-between, in the not knowing.    But there’s purpose to be found in discovery. After all, if your family…