Building Healthy Habits to Replace Drinking and Drug Habits

Forming new, healthy habits to replace old, negative ones is a transformative journey toward a better, more fulfilling life. It’s a foundation of the recovery journey from alcohol and drugs to a happy life we control. Whether it’s quitting drugs and alcohol, adjusting lifestyle choices, or enhancing mental health, this process demands dedication, time, and understanding.…

How Drugs and Alcohol Fool You

Alcohol is a trickster. It fools your brain and your body in all kinds of ways. And people who have developed problem drinking and drug use often fool themselves that they’re just fine, until it’s gone too far.  Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) literature calls alcohol “cunning, baffling, powerful.” You see alcohol everywhere. You can’t go to…

What is Dry January and how can it help you?

After the excesses of the holidays, an increasing number of people are participating in Dry January—an initiative that originated in the United Kingdom. It involves abstaining from alcohol for the entire month. This practice isn’t about inducing guilt for consuming alcohol moderately; rather, it’s an opportunity for a reset. It allows people to understand their…

Ways to reward and celebrate yourself without drinking or drugs

How do you celebrate and reward yourself without drinking or drugs? Embarking on the journey of sobriety is an incredible feat—one that deserves celebration, acknowledgment, and rewards. But when we’re used to marking achievements with alcohol or drugs, it can feel daunting to reimagine celebrations without them. The truth is, there’s an abundance of fulfilling,…

September is National Recovery Month

September is designated by the White House as National Recovery Month, where we celebrate the millions of Americans who have found lasting recovery from substance use disorders. These people show the millions of others who need help that recovery is possible. They give us hope and inspiration. One in every ten Americans is dealing with…

How an App-Delivered Treatment Program Works for Meth Addiction

An article detailing Affect’s study on the delivery of digital treatment for methamphetamine use disorder (MUD) is featured in the July edition of the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry. The research article contains the findings from a field study conducted by Affect in California in 2021. The aim of the field study was to prove the…

Overdose Awareness and Prevention

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31st. We here at Affect join those fighting to help people win the battle against Substance Use Disorders by helping to raise awareness and give information and resources when overdoses occur. You can get involved, honor a lost loved one, or donate at www.overdoseday.com The number of overdoses is…

Digital Methamphetamine and Cocaine Treatment in Kentucky on your smartphone

Affect is now licensed for digital methamphetamine and cocaine addiction treatment in Kentucky and accepting new members. Check to see if you are qualified for our program and get started rebuilding your life. Getting treatment for meth and cocaine addiction in Kentucky has never been easier, and never been better. Affect’s integrated digital addiction treatment…

Digital Methamphetamine and Cocaine Treatment in Arizona on your smartphone

You don’t have to go to rehab to beat addiction. You can use Affect’s smartphone app for alcohol, meth, crack and cocaine addiction treatment anywhere in Arizona. We accept Medicaid and can work with you to get treatment that works at more affordable rates than residential inpatient or outpatient drug rehab. Many of our members…

Digital Methamphetamine and Cocaine Treatment in Nevada on your smartphone

Affect is now licensed for digital methamphetamine and cocaine addiction treatment in Nevada and accepting new members and referrals. Check to see if you are qualified for our program and get started rebuilding your life. Getting treatment for meth and cocaine addiction in Nevada has never been easier, and never been better. Affect’s integrated digital…