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How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System? The topic of marijuana use comes up quite frequently due to its occurrence in the news the past several years. With medical marijuana being the hot topic, more people are inclined to think that using marijuana is all right. Perhaps they even want to try it for [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

Common Types of Opioids

Common Types of Opioids Drug overdoses have tripled since 1990 and approximately 100 people die each day in the U.S. due to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC).  This is dreadful news, as addiction is very much treatable these days with a variety of treatments available.  Unknown to many, the most common drug used [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Common Types of Opioids

Withdrawal Symptoms: How Long Do They Last?

Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal Symptoms: How Long Do They Last? Becoming addicted to anything can certainly cause some emotional distress. Whether one is addicted to cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, and so on, the results or consequences of the addiction will catch up with the person sooner or later. Addiction is a disease of the [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Blog, Detox|Comments Off on Withdrawal Symptoms: How Long Do They Last?

100 Things To Do Instead Of Drinking or Using While In Recovery

100 Things To Do Instead Of Drinking or Using While In Recovery When you stop drinking or using drugs, you find out in a real hurry that you actually spent quite a bit of time engaging in your addictive behavior. Maybe you spent hours each day drinking or partying with friends. Or maybe you spent [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on 100 Things To Do Instead Of Drinking or Using While In Recovery

Sober Celebrities Tend To Give Back

Sober celebrities Tend To Give Back If you think that addiction doesn't affect celebrities, think again. There are plenty of actors and actresses who have struggled or do struggle with alcohol abuse or drug abuse. In fact, sometimes they feel an even greater temptation to abuse substances because of the immense pressure that is on [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Sober Celebrities Tend To Give Back

What is the Annual Cost of Addiction?

What is the Annual Cost of Addiction? If you've ever been out for a night on the town, or perhaps at a recreational event, such as an amusement park, you've probably noticed that the cost of an alcoholic drink is outrageously high. Whether you're talking craft beer or fine wines, the annual cost of alcohol [...]

By | November 18th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on What is the Annual Cost of Addiction?

Alcohol Use in College Higher Than People Think

Alcohol Use in College Higher Than People Think If there's one thing we know about college students, is that many of them at least experiment with alcohol one time. Many of these may have experimented in high school, but for those who manage to make it through high school without drinking oftentimes give it a [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Alcohol Abuse/Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on Alcohol Use in College Higher Than People Think

Alcohol Abuse Myths Debunked

Alcohol Abuse Myths Debunked There's this guy named Jimmy and he's been drinking for about 10 years now. Jimmy doesn't seem to think that he's addicted to alcohol at all. In fact, the 12 pack that he drinks every night doesn't even really cross his mind much. Sure, he knows he could save money without [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Alcohol Abuse/Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on Alcohol Abuse Myths Debunked

Dual Diagnosis: Binge Drinking and Depression

Dual Diagnosis: Binge Drinking and Depression For the average social drinker, having a couple of drinks every now and again usually poses no problem. However, for those that tend to binge drink, regardless of how often, there is a higher chance that they may also struggle with depression. What is binge drinking? Binge drinking is defined [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Alcohol Abuse/Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on Dual Diagnosis: Binge Drinking and Depression

Beware the Negative Effects of Crack Cocaine

Beware the Negative Effects of Crack Cocaine Crack cocaine is a drug that will take you down faster than any other drug. The effects of crack cocaine are incredibly negative. Just ask recovering crack addicts and they will tell you that crack was by far not only their drug of choice but their worst nightmare. [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Cocaine Addiction|Comments Off on Beware the Negative Effects of Crack Cocaine