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Drug Testing Methods and Timeline for the Top 8 Most Abused Drugs

2020-01-15T06:56:12+00:00June 4th, 2019|

Drug testing timelines help you to understand just how long drugs stay in your system. The drugs can linger in your blood, urine, saliva, and hair. Drug detection times are the windows in time where drug testing for drug traces in your hair, urine, or saliva will show up positive. Some of the drug [...]

Crystal Meth Coming Back? Here’s What You Should Know

2019-10-30T18:54:17+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Thought crystal meth disappeared last decade? Think again. These tiny white crystals kill more than 5,000 people every year. Methamphetamine doesn’t get nearly as much attention as opioids. When we talk about the drug crisis in America, we often go straight to heroin, fentanyl, and oxycodone. In some sense, opioids are a reasonable place [...]

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Methadone vs. Buprenorphine – Which has better long-term results for treating opioid addiction?

2019-10-31T19:29:12+00:00May 5th, 2018|

Methadone and Buprenorphine are both one main medication options for treating opioid addiction. They belong to the treatment method known as substitution therapy as they’re opiate agonists which block opiate receptors. They do differ, however, having their own benefits and downfalls. Rehabilitation programs will use methadone or buprenorphine as an opioid substitute. As the [...]

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Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

2019-10-31T21:32:54+00:00January 13th, 2018|

Superstar singer and former Black Eyed Peas songstress Fergie “Fergalicious” Duhamel is no stranger to addiction and recovery. Born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975; the multi-platinum Grammy award winner has shared her battle with crystal meth with the world on more than one occasion. Recently, however; she opened up again about the [...]

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New Year’s Eve: Resolutions, Relapses, Revelry & Recovery

2020-01-15T06:56:11+00:00December 30th, 2019|

The eve of a brand new year and a Googleplex (that`s a really ridiculously large number) of futile, never-to-be-realized promises to ourselves (and that’s known as a New Year’s Eve resolution) will be made across the nation. Thanks to the power and immediacy of social media, many of these will be forever enshrined instantly within [...]

5 Relapse Triggers at Thanksgiving & How To Overcome Them

2020-01-15T06:56:11+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

To paraphrase another U.S. icon, the one and only Dolly Parton, here it comes again. Sneaking up on you, just like Christmas, and then, before you know it… Boom! It’s here. Thanksgiving - that age-old American tradition, synonymous with turkey, pilgrims, pumpkin pie, and getting stuck in the longest traffic jam you’ve ever encountered. In [...]

September – A Month to Celebrate Recovery From Addiction and Mental Illness

2020-01-15T06:56:11+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Recovery Month is observed every September to raise national awareness about addiction and mental health treatment. It is a time to celebrate the millions of Americans in recovery who are enjoying healthy and [...]

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14, 2019

2020-01-15T06:56:11+00:00September 9th, 2019|

28% of suicide victims suffer from a substance abuse problem. Evergreen Recovery and National Suicide Prevention Week want to spread awareness and help at-risk people find support. National Suicide Prevention Week is taking place September 8-15, 2019. World Suicide Prevention Day takes place on September 10th. At Evergreen Recovery, suicide is an issue that [...]

Foul Balls and Striking Out: Opioid Abuse among Pro Baseball Players

2020-01-15T06:56:11+00:00August 30th, 2019|

“We are heartbroken to learn that the passing of our beloved Tyler was the result of a combination of dangerous drugs and alcohol. That is completely out of character for someone who worked so hard to become a Major League Baseball player and had a very promising future in the game he loved so [...]

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