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8 04, 2019

Northpoint Washington in Edmonds – NEW Inpatient Addiction Treatment Facility

2019-04-10T16:26:58+00:00April 8th, 2019|0 Comments

For those suffering from addiction, the new inpatient addiction treatment facility in Edmonds, Washington is a welcome addition. Northpoint has outpatient clinics in Washington and Idaho, as well as a 22-bed inpatient clinic in Boise, Idaho. This brand new facility is much larger and is opening up this month. The grand opening date is [...]

25 02, 2019

Love, Sex and Relationships while in Recovery from Addiction

2019-03-14T23:02:15+00:00February 25th, 2019|0 Comments

“It wasn't so much about breaking free of him, as it was about breaking free of me.” ~ Grace W. Wroldson You’ve probably heard it time and time again. Addiction experts recommend that recovering addicts shouldn’t get into a new relationship at least one year into recovery. This is because a recovering addict may not [...]

25 10, 2018

The Power of Naltrexone for Treating Addiction

2019-01-30T16:40:14+00:00October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Naltrexone medication plays a powerful role in addiction treatment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) originally approved the drug as a treatment for alcoholism. Over time, researchers have found that it can also be used to help addicts abstain from opiate drugs. Low dose naltrexone (LDN) may even help treat chronic behavior disorders, like [...]

12 09, 2018

Naloxone Saved Demi Lovato from Overdose Death. What is it about the Drug that Saves Lives?

2019-01-30T16:58:07+00:00September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Demi Lovato has talked openly about addictions she thought she’d overcome. Recently, she relapsed and overdosed on opioids. It was just last month that Lovato was rushed to the emergency room in an L.A. hospital. Paramedics that arrived at her home in Hollywood said she was given Narcan. This is the main name brand [...]

10 08, 2018

Top 9 Amazing Songs About Recovery and Addiction

2019-01-30T17:08:49+00:00August 10th, 2018|2 Comments

Addiction and recovery can both feel very lonely and confusing. Music is a wonderful way to get in touch with your feelings. Sometimes, our emotions become blocked through tumultuous times in our lives. Listening to words spoken in a song that sound a lot like your story about addiction or recovery can bring on [...]

1 08, 2018

How Jada Pinkett Smith Saved R&B Singer August Alsina From Percocet Addiction

2019-01-30T17:12:55+00:00August 1st, 2018|2 Comments

Percocet Addiction Is To Blame For August Alsina’s Absence In 2014, R&B singer August Alsina was on an upward trajectory toward superstardom after he released his debut album Testimony and gained instant notoriety for his sit single “I Love This Shit” featuring Trinidad James. That same year, Alsina was named Best New Artist at [...]

5 04, 2018

3 Ways You Can Participate in Alcohol Awareness Month

2019-01-30T17:49:27+00:00April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Look on any awareness months calendar to find out what April brings, and you’ll see it’s Alcohol Awareness Month. This is an important issue because alcoholism is a prevalent problem in the United States. In fact, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) shared statistics about alcohol consumption and alcoholism which should [...]

12 03, 2018

Parenting When You’re an Addict: Getting on the Road to Recovery and How to Talk to Your Kids

2019-01-30T17:55:43+00:00March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

“Addiction is the dirty little secret of many families.  Parents and adults walk a delicate line talking to kids about addiction.” ~ Natalie Blais, parenting strategist Parenting isn’t easy under the best of circumstances.  It becomes much harder when you are struggling with an addictive disorder such as alcoholism, the misuse of prescription medications, [...]