A man who knows how to stop drinking holds up his hand to decline a drink being offered to him.

How to Stop Drinking Alcohol

Maybe you’ve noticed the term “Dry January” popping up in the news and on social media, or perhaps you’ve seen the hashtag #SoberCurious in your feed recently. Maybe you haven’t and just decided to cut back or quit drinking alcohol on your own. Either way, it’s becoming increasingly popular to cut back, take an entire …

Man with a beard smoking weed in a joint.

How to Quit Smoking Weed

For many Americans (as much 12% of the population, according to the most recent Gallup poll), smoking weed is considered a harmless way to unwind and reduce stress, treat pain, or party. Unfortunately, many people who start using it recreationally at first end up smoking more and more until it becomes an everyday thing. Then, …

Hands of someone California Sober, holding a burning joint in one and a tall glass of beer in the other.

What is “California Sober”?

What does California Sober mean? California Sober (or Cali Sober for short) is a slang term that’s a way of saying someone doesn’t use hard drugs (i.e., stimulants, opioids) but they still partake in “soft” drugs like marijuana – and, depending on whose definition you’re going off, alcohol. Some even include occasional use of hallucinogens …

Terra cotta bowl and clear capsules containing powdered kratom.

The Truth About Kratom Use, Abuse, Addiction

The popularity of kratom in the United States has been on the rise for more than 20 years but picked up steam in the past decade. Those who advocate for its use often tout the drug as a safer alternative to prescription opioids such as oxycodone for uses like pain management – as well as an …