staying sober

What Is A Dual Diagnosis?

2021-02-19T21:09:18+00:00

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 […]

What Is A Dual Diagnosis?2021-02-19T21:09:18+00:00

Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?

2020-12-01T00:10:03+00:00

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 […]

Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?2020-12-01T00:10:03+00:00

Why High Lumen Lights Help Fight Relapse During Winter

2021-01-13T19:45:45+00:00

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

Why High Lumen Lights Help Fight Relapse During Winter2021-01-13T19:45:45+00:00

Alcoholism is on the Rise During COVID-19

2021-01-15T00:49:38+00:00

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 […]

Alcoholism is on the Rise During COVID-192021-01-15T00:49:38+00:00

How to Live Without Drugs: 7 Ways to Overcome Addiction

2021-01-28T20:16:24+00:00

 

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 […]

How to Live Without Drugs: 7 Ways to Overcome Addiction2021-01-28T20:16:24+00:00

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

2021-02-10T21:46:54+00:00

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.

Colleges and Drugs: What are the Popular Drugs to Look Out for in 2020?2021-02-10T21:46:54+00:00

The Best Drug Ever Created?

2020-09-24T20:37:03+00:00

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 […]

The Best Drug Ever Created?2020-09-24T20:37:03+00:00

I am Addicted: 10 Steps to Take to Get Away From Drugs

2020-12-06T01:57:38+00:00

Unfortunately, not all relapse triggers can be avoided, no matter how hard we may try! Learning how to effectively cope with your drug cravings will allow you to move past them. Distract yourself by reading a book or go hang out with a sober family member or friend. Remind yourself why you are staying sober and the negative consequences you have experienced because of your drug or alcohol abuse. Try coming up with other coping mechanisms that will work specifically for you while you are experiencing a drug craving.

I am Addicted: 10 Steps to Take to Get Away From Drugs2020-12-06T01:57:38+00:00

6 Common Triggers for Drug Use and How to Avoid Them

2021-02-02T19:01:12+00:00

If you have ever experienced a relapse, or are new to recovery, know that you are not alone, research suggests that between 40 to 60 percent of people who have recently undergone treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction will relapse within just one year of sobriety. One of the ways to keep from becoming a member of this statistic is to pay attention to cues or situations that can lead to this unwanted drug or alcohol use, below is a list of 6 common triggers and some additional tools so that we can hopefully avoid them:

6 Common Triggers for Drug Use and How to Avoid Them2021-02-02T19:01:12+00:00
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