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Tips on How To Help an Addict Get Sober

Tips on How To Help an Addict Get Sober

Regrettably, no magic, catchall solution makes helping an addict a breeze. Just as recovery is a process, getting to recovery…
What Is A Recovery Coach?

What Is A Recovery Coach?

As you start traveling along the road of recovery, you quickly realize that the journey isn’t actually an individual one.…
Casual Drinking vs Alcoholism: How to Tell the Difference

Casual Drinking vs Alcoholism: How to Tell the Difference

While not necessarily as stark as the difference between night and day, there is a distinction between casual drinking and…
How to Find A Rehab & Other Addiction Resources

How to Find A Rehab & Other Addiction Resources

As the taboo of addiction has slowly started to wither away and society has come to accept that addiction to…
Intervention for Alcohol Abuse: Get Help for a Loved One

Intervention for Alcohol Abuse: Get Help for a Loved One

Because our societal relationship with alcohol is so open and friendly, alcoholism is able to do its damage right out…
Marijuana Intervention Program

Marijuana Intervention Program

With the growing mainstream acceptance of marijuana culminating in the recent push for legalization, it’s worth taking a deeper look…
Cocaine Addiction Intervention Program

Cocaine Addiction Intervention Program

Seeing a loved one spiral with an addiction to cocaine is heart-wrenching and realistically that pain extends to all substances.…
Heroin Interventions: Tactics and Approaches

Heroin Interventions: Tactics and Approaches

Watching a loved one suffer from heroin addiction, or addiction to any substance, is a wrenching and crushing thing to…
Confronting an Addict: Do's and Don'ts

Confronting an Addict: Do's and Don'ts

At  Footprints of Serenity, we understand the delicate nature of confronting someone who is struggling with a drug problem. When…
Different Types of Treatment for Addiction

Different Types of Treatment for Addiction

Finding the right treatment program for substance abuse and addiction is not always easy.  It can be difficult to find…
Popular Addiction Support Groups

Popular Addiction Support Groups

Receiving support is so important when going through the recovery process. Sobriety and recovery are a lifelong process, and you…
What Is a Substance Abuse Disorder?

What Is a Substance Abuse Disorder?

What is a substance use disorder? And how can I get help if I think I’m struggling with one? Here…
Detox in Los Angeles: How to Find the Right One

Detox in Los Angeles: How to Find the Right One

Going through the process of detox isn’t always easy, especially when trying to go through this process alone.  There are…
Benefits of Sober Companion

Benefits of Sober Companion

When first becoming sober, it can be a lonely process. This process can especially be uncomfortable when readapting to life…
Finding an Interventionist in Los Angeles

Finding an Interventionist in Los Angeles

We understand that addiction can be a touchy subject for many individuals and their families. We also understand that some…
Is Addiction Accurately Portrayed on TV?

Is Addiction Accurately Portrayed on TV?

There have been many depictions of addictions throughout the media and on screen, but do these depictions of addiction portray…
Should I Get a Recovery Coach?

Should I Get a Recovery Coach?

Recovering from addiction can be a tedious process, but do you know that there are coaches that can help ease…
Do Interventions Actually Work?

Do Interventions Actually Work?

If you’re like a lot of people, you’ve heard of interventions but may not have actually participated in one yourself.…
How To Pack For Rehab

How To Pack For Rehab

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration‘s National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that of over 22.5…
Relapse Prevention Tips

Relapse Prevention Tips

Relapse: the elephant in the recovery room. The thing that looms over every recovering addict’s head. It can happen at…
The Importance of Interventions

The Importance of Interventions

Addiction, for lack of a better phrase, sucks. It can ruin the addict’s life and also deeply affect the lives…
Finding The Right Addiction Treatment Program For Your Family Member

Finding The Right Addiction Treatment Program For Your Family Member

Realizing your loved one has a problem with drug addiction is an extremely tough situation but it’s important to realize…
The Financial Side Of Addiction

The Financial Side Of Addiction

What is Addiction? Addiction is all-consuming, “I love you more than my home, parents, wife, children, and job” need.  People…
When Your Family Member Is Struggling With Addiction... What To Do:

When Your Family Member Is Struggling With Addiction... What To Do:

Drug addiction is a terrible disease that can be detrimental to a healthy lifestyle, and often leads people into a…
Five Tips: Perform an Easier Intervention For a Drug Addict

Five Tips: Perform an Easier Intervention For a Drug Addict

When a loved one is struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it is normal to feel worried. It…
How to Make Sobriety a Good Time

How to Make Sobriety a Good Time

Footprints of Serenity is a drug and alcohol intervention service provider located in Southern California. Our rehab center offers a…
The Benefits of a Drug Addiction Intervention to The User

The Benefits of a Drug Addiction Intervention to The User

Getting Intervention Help Could Save Your Life Having an addiction problem can cause serious issues for your personal and professional…
Use gratitude to stay focused during and beyond addiction recovery

Use gratitude to stay focused during and beyond addiction recovery

An important part of overcoming addiction is improving your lifestyle for the better. For some, this takes the shape of…
5 Signs & Symptoms of Drug Abuse

5 Signs & Symptoms of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse and addiction are some of the biggest challenges facing the modern healthcare system today. Despite the tremendous amount…
How Addiction Affects Family and Friends

How Addiction Affects Family and Friends

Dealing with a substance abuse issue or addiction is seen as a solo-struggle most of the time. We hear stories…
How to Support an Addicted Loved One

How to Support an Addicted Loved One

Addiction is a crisis on a national level. Odds are that you have a loved one who needs addiction treatment.…
How to Reach Out To Your Addicted Loved One

How to Reach Out To Your Addicted Loved One

You can never understand the effect alcohol and substance abuse have on an individual until it affects your loved one.…
How To Know When It Is Time For An Intervention?

How To Know When It Is Time For An Intervention?

Addiction is a prevalent problem across the country. It is hard to struggle with addiction and just as hard to…
Krokodil  - The Next Drug?

Krokodil - The Next Drug?

What is Krokodil (desomorphine)? Desomorphine, known by the street name krokodil, is an opioid derivative of codeine. Like heroin and other opioids,…
12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous are widely recognized as one of the best community resources available for recovering…
Introduction to Multi-Concept Recovery

Introduction to Multi-Concept Recovery

Multi Concept Recovery is an addiction treatment center located in Burbank, California. Providing a multi-concept, individually customized addiction treatment plan for…