Have you ever wondered why your smartphone is so hard to put down or why you can’t resist reading that incoming text? Why do you suddenly feel vulnerable when you find yourself without your smartphone — a condition described with terms such as “nomophobia” or no-mobile-phone phobia?
Prom is all about dresses and corsages, tuxedos and bow ties, but it’s also all too often about drinking. Prom typically kicks off the last month before graduation for high school seniors, which means that it is a time of both exceptional elation and major stress.
What happens when young people in addiction recovery are brought together and empowered to better themselves and their world?
If our country’s 200-plus year history of addiction treatment tells us one thing it’s this: There is little that people won’t try to overcome an addiction to alcohol or drugs.