When I arrived here at Promises I was hopeless and helpless. I can’t believe I’m walking out a new woman.
Becky R. believes in miracles. How else can she explain the change in her life from two years ago when she heard a judge say these words after her arrest for selling ecstasy to an undercover agent: “You will spend a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of 45 in the Illinois Department of […]
There are plenty of reasons to cut down on your drinking or give up alcohol — too many hangovers, a potential DUI and the risk of developing an alcohol use disorder loom large. Here is another one. Did you know that drinking alcohol can add years to your face and body? A new research study indicates that alcohol even ages you biologically at the cellular level
Having a drink with friends after work, a glass of wine with dinner or a few beers over the weekend is, for most people, part of “normal” life. Sometimes, though, casual or social drinking can develop into “problematic” drinking where life doesn’t feel right unless alcohol is involved. And, it can be tricky to know […]
Going to rehab is a vital step to entering recovery and it helps to be prepared with inspiration and information. There are so many books on addiction yet the classics in this field are the ones people always return to for inspiration and understanding. Here are some of the drug addiction books that can help […]