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How Chronic Pain Can Lead to Drug Abuse

By |2021-04-15T19:46:14+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pain is a normal part of life. It is our body’s reaction to illness or injury – a warning that something is wrong. Usually, pain lessens as soon as the body recovers. The hurting stops and things go back to normal. But this doesn’t happen all the time. Not when it’s chronic pain.

Chronic pain is […]

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 […]

How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost?

By |2021-03-16T18:03:38+00:00March 12th, 2021|Categories: Alcohol, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It is never a good feeling when you, or a loved one, are considering whether or not professional treatment is necessary for an alcohol use disorder or an alcohol addiction.

 

However, the simple fact that there is even a question is a strong indicator that there is possibly a problem and that professional help may be […]

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 […]

Why Do People Get High?

By |2021-04-15T19:48:31+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s crazy world it may seem like more and more people are reaching for drugs and alcohol to get high, in order to help them cope with the struggles of our “new normal”. Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic that our country is still facing, alcoholism and relapse rates are once again on the […]

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine

By |2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, there are more than 1.6 million Americans who report having abused crystal meth sometime within the past year. Out of that number, roughly one million of them will also state that they suffered from a methamphetamine use disorder within that same year. A substance use disorder, also known as an addiction, is when 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 […]

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