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How Can Relapse Be a Part of Drug Recovery?

By |2021-04-15T19:47:19+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot to feel good about when your loved one goes through an arduous recovery journey and then comes out clean and sober. Sadly, even after rehab though, your loved one may relapse at some point. Relapse doesn’t happen to everyone in recovery, but it does happen to many people. That’s why newer schools […]

Does Counseling Work for Drug Addiction?

By |2021-04-09T23:17:21+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Recovery, Rehabilitation, Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Millions of Americans struggle every day with an alcohol or drug addiction. Unfortunately, many of them never end up getting the help they so desperately need in order to get clean and sober. Battling a substance use disorder, or  addiction is extremely difficult, and many individuals require outside help in order to stop using drugs […]

5 Ways to Conquer Drug Cravings

By |2021-04-15T19:47:51+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

When you have a substance use disorder or an addiction, one of the hardest things to do in life is quit using drugs and alcohol. One of the main reasons for this is that you will begin craving the drugs or alcohol, almost immediately after you decide to quit. So, what are some good ways […]

What Is A Dual Diagnosis?

By |2021-02-19T21:09:18+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Depression, Drug Abuse, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, addiction or substance use disorders are very common in our country. Nearly 21 million Americans struggle with this disease every day. Sadly, out of those 21 million people, only around 10% of them will ever receive treatment for their addiction or substance use disorder. For those who are able to receive treatment, they […]

7 Healthy Foods To Eat While Detoxing From Drugs

By |2021-02-26T20:07:17+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

Getting sober can be difficult for people who have even what seems to be a mild substance abuse problem. Part of what makes recovery so difficult, is going through the initial drug detox and sometimes painful withdrawals when they first stop using their drug of choice. While many people experience some sort of drug detox […]

Fun Things to Keep Busy & Off Drugs for the Holidays

By |2021-02-26T20:08:38+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

For a lot of people, winter marks a great time of the year. They look forward to fun things like spending time with family, eating great food and celebrating the holidays. What some people don’t know though, is how difficult this time of year can be for a recovering alcoholic or drug addict. For someone […]

Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?

By |2020-12-01T00:10:03+00:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Opioids, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Drug and alcohol addiction has been around for centuries and it has increasingly become a major issue in the United States. At first, people who suffered from substance abuse problems were considered degenerates and were often blamed for not having enough self-control to get sober and stop abusing drugs or alcohol. Today, thanks to […]

Why High Lumen Lights Help Fight Relapse During Winter

By |2021-04-09T23:15:47+00:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Depression, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

High lumen lights used for the treatment of SAD are specialized lights that are very bright and they essentially mimic the effects of the sun. This makes high lumen light therapy a great natural option that helps restore the biochemical balance of our brain and bodies which in turn helps to alleviate the symptoms associated with not getting enough sunlight. In a way, it helps to trick our bodies into thinking the days are longer again. Before trying high lumen lights as a form of therapy, patients are recommended to get a checkup from your eye doctor before trying treatment

Common Ways Addicts Store or Hide Their Drugs

By |2021-01-15T00:50:41+00:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , |

Anyone who has ever known or loved an addict knows just how far they would go to continue getting high and they would also never question their ingenuity when it comes to trying to conceal or hide their drugs from others. If there is one thing in common between all people who suffer from the […]

How Can Drug Court Help Addicts Recover & Avoid Jail?

By |2021-04-09T23:18:58+00:00August 30th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 

Recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction is never easy, but for some it can require more intervention. The level of care necessary really depends on the individual and is affected by things like how long the person has been abusing alcohol or drugs, how heavily they have been using these substances, and whether or […]

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