AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE
Archie Swensen roams the streets in an old van. Archie, better known as ‘Idaho’s Hope Dealer,’ is not looking for drugs or alcohol. He’s looking for those who are...

Idaho’s State of Addiction
Addiction and substance abuse are both behavioral diseases that are ramping up across the country, to the point where our own president recently declared that there is a national...

Using Exercise to Fight Addiction
Addiction is a behavioral disease that literally works by taking over your entire life and changing who you are as an individual. In this way, it changes the foundation...

Supporting a Loved One through Addiction
Addiction is an absolutely trying part of the human experience. This behavioral disease is the most imminent public health problem of our time, and addiction should be challenged and...

Benefits of Yoga in Recovery
There is no clear cut way to approach addiction recovery. Just as human beings are individuals, so too is each journey towards lasting recovery a different path with different...

How Grief Arms Addiction
At some point in every person’s life, grief will be encountered. As much as we might dread it or try to run from it, the nature of life is...

Why Study Drugs Are Dangerous
There is a prevailing trend among college students today to take stimulating substances in an effort to yield better results while studying or doing projects. The substances taken to...

The Shocking Number of Nurses with Addiction
As the opioid epidemic has continued to grow since 1999, so too has the awareness for exactly how bad this problem is. This is good news, as awareness and...

The Longevity of LSD Effects
LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), or acid, as it is more frequently known as, is an incredibly powerful hallucinogenic and psychedelic drug that was developed in the 1940’s as a...

Addiction in Idaho
Although Idaho may not generate the same kind of conversation as a state like West Virginia, which has the highest rate of drug overdoses in the country, addiction is...