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Red Zone Graduate Gail Flemming Opens Up About Her Success After Treatment

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While significant strides have been made to combat the substance and alcohol epidemic in Ohio, the buckeye state continues to lead the nation in substance abuse with an estimated 700K people ages 12 and up abusing a substance annually. Additionally, the road to recovery can be paved with significant challenges for those who lack an alcohol and drug...
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Reports Link Mental Health Services to Students' Increased G.P.A. Scores

Reports Show a 16.5 Increase in G.P.A., Scores Among Youngstown City School                                               Students Enrolled in The Red Zone According to a report, 283 Youngstown City School's students enrolled in&n...
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Top 3 Lessons Learned Living With Parental Addiction

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Whistles from a chilly wind were brewing as Moe Jiles, then a 5-year-old, hungry and afraid little boy pounded on the front door of his apartment on the East Side of the housing projects in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Highs and Lows of Recovery

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The Red Zone client Sean Wilford's story of addiction begins on the sunny beaches in Euclid, Ohio where he and his friends use to sneak away and use marijuana.

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The Perils of Emotional Suppression

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It was an uneventful evening when I heard a loud noise echo through my house. BANG! BANG! Followed by the sounded of glass hitting the floor.

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3 Ways to Prevent Teen Depressive-Suicide

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In front of everyone I was a varsity volleyball athlete with the newest clothes and shoes. I made sure to smile and keep a good front when inside I was lifeless.

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Mental Health vs. Emotional Health: What’s the Difference?

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Physical health is a hot topic these days, and while mental health and emotional health are slowly making their way into the lexicon of conversation there are still some misconceptions around the two terms that can hinder one's ability to properly address them.

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Top 3 Myths About Opioid Epidemic Debunked

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It's no secret the abuse of opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl is wreaking havoc on communities around the country.

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3 Unusual Signs of PTSD

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Show of hands—have you subscribed to the belief that post-traumatic-stress-disorder is reserved only for veterans? 
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