Why Do I Keep Using Meth? Ways to Stay Clean

By |2021-05-11T23:53:46+00:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Meth, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve gone through recovery, and things are starting to fall back into place. But for one reason or the other, you slip and end up using meth. So, you start over again, only to find yourself in what feels like square one – using meth, yet again.

So, now, you can’t help but wonder why this […]

How Alcoholism Can Make Your Blood Pressure Worse

By |2021-05-15T20:34:16+00:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Alcohol, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Scientists are still learning how alcoholism affects heart health and blood pressure. According to a few John Hopkins University studies, moderate alcohol drinking may lead to a lower risk of dying from heart disease. Also, modest amounts of alcohol might help to slightly raise the levels of HDL or “good” cholesterol as per some studies. […]

5 Ways to Conquer Drug Cravings

By |2021-05-20T19:49:46+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 |2021-05-16T20:47:25+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 […]

Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?

By |2021-05-29T23:15:02+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 |2021-05-29T23:16:10+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

Alcoholism is on the Rise During COVID-19

By |2021-05-28T17:05:33+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Alcohol, Depression|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I’m sure the year of 2020 hasn’t turned out quite the way any of us had envisioned it would have in the beginning of the year. Since the arrival of COVID-19 in our country, we have all faced many challenging obstacles. Temporary closures of businesses deemed non-essential, self-isolation, quarantine, and other dramatic changes of […]

How to Live Without Drugs: 7 Ways to Overcome Addiction

By |2021-05-30T20:37:48+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 

If you have ever struggled with an addiction to drugs or alcohol then you know just how hard it can be to turn your life around and get sober, once and for all. For a lot of people who are still living in an active stage of drug addiction and/or alcohol abuse, having fun without […]

Colleges and Drugs: What are the Popular Drugs to Look Out for in 2020?

By |2021-05-30T20:40:48+00:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Due to things like social experimentation, peer pressure, stress and childhood trauma, many college students turn to drugs or alcohol. If you or someone you know may be struggling with a substance use disorder, please do not hesitate to reach out for help! Many have been where you are before and they have gotten the help necessary to get back on track. College is a very rewarding experience, but we also know that it can be very stressful.

The Best Drug Ever Created?

By |2021-05-30T20:47:15+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

It is no secret that our country is currently suffering from a widespread problem, that problem is better known as addiction. Current research suggests that more than 21  million Americans struggle with an active addiction to drugs or alcohol every single day. While there are a large number of illegal drugs currently being abused, the […]

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