By Clint Fletcher A common question that gets asked in the field of mental health or addiction treatment is, What is the difference between sobriety and recovery? Essentially, sobriety is about refraining from using substances that are causing you harm, and recovery is about your life after addiction. It’s a lifestyle you choose that involves […]
Recent studies paint a mixed picture of addiction trends in Texas. By many measures, the Lone Star State fares better than the rest of the nation, trailing the national averages and its surrounding states in illicit drug use and overdoses. But there are some troubling measures in the statistics, too — specifically in the significant increase in overdose deaths over the last two decades.