Drug & Alcohol Addiction Help

When the Newness of Sobriety Wears Off

Sobriety is like a love relationship. When you start out, everything is exciting and new. When I first got clean, everything I read, saw and heard about sobriety was very attractive to me. I spent my free time getting to know it in the same way I would get to know a new woman. The possibilities of new love seemed to stretch on endlessly, and my shiny new affair with… Read more

Inmate & Family Issues

How I Overcame Fear in Jail

Anyone sentenced to jail or prison for the first time is scared. If they tell you otherwise they are either lying or they’re mentally ill. Your imagination runs wild and every jailhouse show you have ever seen comes to mind.

The first time I went to jail I was only 18, and I went for 30 days. I was charged with a violent felony, which meant being housed with… Read more

Drug Information

A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

How did you discover bath salts?

I was on probation and my probation officer was giving me random drug tests. A friend told me that the current drug screens being used in my county didn’t check for bath salts so it would be a high that I couldn’t be violated for.  I decided to try them out with her.  Little did I know they would cause me to violate… Read more