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Addiction Stories

From Addict to Entrepreneur: How I Overcame My Greatest Obstacle

Per Wickstrom | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Per Wickstrom

No matter how bad it gets, no matter what mistakes you've made in the past, and no matter how old you are, you can overcome anything, become successful, and lead a respectable, healthy life. I say this because I overcame my battles with addiction, a battle that raged for more than 22 years.

The Newest Demographic Of Substance Abuse: The Elderly?

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 01.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

For older adults, drinking too much and misusing medications are the major substance use problems, affecting as many as 20 percent of them.