Prescription Pain Medication When You’re Overcoming An Addiction to Opioids

Prescription Pain Medication When You’re Overcoming An Addiction to Opioids   For many who are overcoming an addiction of any kind, prescription pain medications can be a pretty scary proposition. Most people who are in a solid addiction recovery understand that opioids can be a trigger to relapse, and this can be terrifying. In fact, [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Blog, Prescription Drugs|Comments Off on Prescription Pain Medication When You’re Overcoming An Addiction to Opioids

Conflict, Confrontation, Avoidance and Addiction

Conflict, Confrontation, Avoidance and Addiction Conflict is no stranger to people with substance problems. It lies in wait for us seemingly at every turn when things are finally beginning to fall apart. The conflict with loved ones is apt to be quite intense, but so is the inner conflict of anyone with an addiction. Similarly, [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on Conflict, Confrontation, Avoidance and Addiction

Does Addiction Treatment Work? Yes, if…

Does Addiction Treatment Work? Yes, if... Addiction treatment isn't a magical spell, although the results may surpass the magical, soaring into the miraculous. 'Miracle' is a commonly heard word in 12 Step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous (AA and NA). People will encourage newcomers to the groups to not leave until the miracle [...]

By | February 11th, 2018|Blog, Overcoming Addiction|Comments Off on Does Addiction Treatment Work? Yes, if…

A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It

A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It   A woman over tax return form and a stack of bills. I’m late on this one this week, but for a personal note, I wanted to talk a bit about your finances, or rather, my [...]

By | February 10th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It

What is the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Detox Process Like?

What is the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Detox Process Like? With alcoholism and drug addiction running rampant across the nation, the topic of detox is common among those who desire to quit drinking or drugging.  In fact, for many people, even the thought of going through detox can be quite frightening because they don’t want [...]

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Recovery Complications–When Sobriety is Uncomfortable

Recovery Complications--When Sobriety is Uncomfortable Recovery complications come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are simply irritants and other can be catastrophic. Like many people say, sometimes you clearly wonder if there is 'another relapse' left in you. It's unfortunate, but many have made multiple efforts--earnest, hard-working efforts--to get sober but return to [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Recovery Complications–When Sobriety is Uncomfortable

Tips To Stay On Recovery Path After Treatment

Tips To Stay Sober At Work After Treatment Congratulations on attending addiction treatment and completing it! Being sober has probably given you a new zest for life. Yes, most people that head into treatment have lost quite a bit of good things in their lives and quite possibly have hit rock bottom. Getting out of [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Tips To Stay On Recovery Path After Treatment

Ready for Rehab–Making It Happen

Ready for Rehab--Making It Happen When you are ready for rehab, it's time to take action and make it happen. Unfortunately, sometimes we feel we just can't take one more step at that point. Lots of us surrender to the notion of rehab when we are truly exhausted, can't think, and can't plan. That is [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Blog, Rehab|Comments Off on Ready for Rehab–Making It Happen

Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting

Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting   Everyone wants to know how to cure addiction. It’s the biggest question out there because so many people struggle with this issue. Whether it’s alcohol, illicit substances, pain pills, nicotine, or something more subtle, like gaming, addiction is a [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Addiction Education, Blog|Comments Off on Everyone Wants to Know How to Cure Addiction – What They Find can be Daunting

Ways to Help Finance Your Rehab Stay

Ways to Help Finance Your Rehab Stay Struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol can cause a lot of misery for the addict and the family.  Too many families are on an emotional roller coaster ride due to someone’s inability to stay clean or sober. Maybe the person struggling with addiction doesn’t want to [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Blog, Inpatient Treatment|Comments Off on Ways to Help Finance Your Rehab Stay