Whether you face a personal crisis or are witness to a national emergency such as the COVID-19 outbreak, maintaining sobriety in times of stress can be difficult. But you are not alone. At Ashwood Recovery, we are dedicated to recovery and helping you maintain your sobriety. We asked a few of our clinical team leaders [...]
We live in exceptionally troubled times. Now, in this month of March that every year marks “Self-Harm Awareness Month,” it would be logical to say that some of us are better placed than others to cope with the daily onslaught of new numbers of diagnosed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, new numbers of fatalities, and the enormous [...]
Due to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) we have taken some extra safety measures including infectious screening and visitor restrictions.
Every year, the U.S. designates October as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month for the continuing education and prevention of substance abuse.
“Fentanyl is so deadly, in the geographic regions where it's been flooding in, deaths soared like we've never seen before.” ~ Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Co-founder, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing In a just-published report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America. According to research [...]
For years, experts have been saying that consuming alcohol in moderation is safe. It may even be beneficial in some cases – possibly preventing serious health problems like heart disease, stroke, and even diabetes. Some media outlets have even gone so far as to claim that “taking a load off” with a few drinks [...]
In recent years, kratom (pronounced kray-tum) has become a controversial substance in in the U.S. In fact, some people say it is THE most controversial drug in the country right now. There are two camps when it comes to this so-called herbal speedball. There are those who say it is extremely dangerous and should [...]
Stimulants like, Adderall, have become a popular study aid amongst high school and college students, as witnessed in the documentary, "Take Your Pills" -- a Netflix original. The documentary starts off interviewing college students across America about their relationship with Adderall. Surprisingly, most of the respondents claim to have a close relationship with this [...]
In early February 2018, the Washington State House of Representatives passed two measures aimed at reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths. But Representative Dan Griffey, from the 35th District, thinks that the bills don’t go far enough to address the REAL monster. “It’s now heroin. It really is.” "Get the help you [...]
Although there have been some advancements in developing a breathalyzer that could detect for marijuana in the United States, a Swedish team of scientists published a study in the Journal of Breath Research in April of 2013 that they had developed a method to test for 12 drugs by using breath samples. Another Swedish [...]