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Happiness can seem elusive, or always just out of reach. We may think we’ll be happier when we get a raise or move somewhere better or once our kids are older or once we overcome a current trial in our lives. The reality of happiness...

Addiction and substance abuse are terrifying realities. Nearly everyone has been touched by addiction, and watching the terrible repercussions that can follow addiction in the life of a loved one is devastating. Often it is incredibly difficult to identify signs of addiction until it is...

Have you seen the billboards? Heard any radio ads? Utah is experiencing an opioid epidemic, and it’s no joke. People are dying every day, just as people are beginning the first steps of their journey with opioids. Utah ranks surprisingly high in the nation for...

We found an excellent poem that puts into words the reach and power of addiction – and we think it’s worth a read.Many of conflicts that we hear at Alpine Center stems from a misunderstanding of the effects that substance abuse has on someone’s whole...

Druggie, junkie, tweaker, – when you think of those struggling with addiction, do any of these words or stereotypes come to mind? Do you feel like you could pick out someone dealing with addiction from a crowd by their poor hygiene, unemployment status, and erratic...

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