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Opioid Withdrawal: Kicking the Habit Without Losing Your Mind

By | September 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

DISCLAIMER: Opioid detoxification treatments should only be handled by qualified medical professionals. The information provided below is only meant for educational purposes and should not be substituted for advice from a licensed physician. Never before now has learning the best methods for coping with opioid detox been so important. Not only are more people [...]

7 Ways to Share Your Heart in an Intervention Letter

By | September 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

An Intervention Letter Helps Maintain Focus on What’s Important Interventions are bound to get emotional. The intervention letter helps you stay focused. You are reminded about what is important at this very moment. This is why an intervention letter is so integral. You stay on topic as opposed to falling into an argument with [...]

Percocet Side Effects: Why Addiction Isn’t the Only Thing to Be Wary Of

By | August 27th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Be honest: when you hear the word ‘percocet’, do you first think of Percocet side effects or of the song? Most likely the first thing you think of is the Percocet song (otherwise known as ‘Mask Off’ by Future): Percocets, molly, Percocets, molly… While the song may be catchy, Percocet side effects can actually be [...]

The Power of Naltrexone for Treating Addiction

By | August 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Naltrexone medication is a powerful addiction treatment, originally FDA approved as a treatment for alcoholics. It can also be used to help addicts abstain from opiate drugs. Low dose naltrexone is even being recognized as beneficial for chronic behavior disorders, including compulsive eating. Naltrexone is also effective in getting rid of certain infections and cancer. [...]

Why Heroin Overdose is So Common and So Deadly

By | August 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Since 1970, heroin overdose deaths have been on the steady rise. Heroin is the number 1 overdose causing drug resulting in death according to the CDC. The overdose risk is high, especially in the early stages of recovery. This is where 1 in 10 users who do overdose will die. Heroin has become more available [...]

If I’m a Recovered Pill Addict – Does my sobriety have to be all or nothing?

By | August 21st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Then you may relate to what it means to talk about sobriety as all or nothing for a recovered pill addict. The major question here is whether sobriety has to be all or nothing when you enter recovery from pill addiction. Simply answering ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to [...]

What You Need to Know About Wet Brain

By | August 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

There’s no mistaking it. A lot of people will drink alcohol at one point in their life. The NIAAA has stated that 86.8% of American adults over 18 will have consumed alcohol in some capacity during their lifetime. So how does this relate to wet brain exactly? Having a few drinks from time to time [...]

The Risks of Soma Pill Abuse

By | August 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

“There is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…” ~ Alduous Huxley, Brave New World This literary ‘soma’ definition may not be exactly the same as modern day prescription Soma [...]

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