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How Meth Will Slow You Down

2021-05-05T02:27:42+00:00May 5th, 2021|

How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System? For years, you or your loved one has battled an addiction to methamphetamine, and you have felt or seen the physical and mental downfalls that come along with continued use of the stimulant. What many fail to realize early on in addiction to substances like meth are [...]

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

2020-09-11T17:43:48+00:00August 7th, 2020|

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

2021-01-27T21:14:10+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?

2020-01-30T16:48:31+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 [...]

Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

2020-01-30T16:48:32+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 [...]

Fatal Overdoses Spike as COVID-19 Hits Addiction Treatment

2020-10-07T21:28:02+00:00October 7th, 2020|

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to command our attention, take too many lives, disrupt virtually all aspects of American society, and inflict socio-economic damage against those least prepared to deal with it, the U.S.’s opioid epidemic has quietly continued its own path of destruction, with fatal opioid-related overdoses now rising in 40 of the nation’s [...]

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Klonopin vs Xanax – Which of These Anxiety Medications Put You More At Risk?

2020-10-07T21:12:10+00:00September 20th, 2020|

Klonopin vs. Xanax as treatment for anxiety are similarly ranked. They both have their pros and cons for helping people with various types of mood disorders. Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It relaxes the mind by effectively calming neurotransmitters. Klonopin prevents muscle spasms, reduces anxious feelings and causes sleepiness. Klonopin lasts longer than [...]

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality

2020-10-07T21:11:22+00:00September 16th, 2020|

It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism, especially if you have a loved one who has a problem. Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore Alcoholism is a chronic disorder, which is marked by certain alcoholic behaviors along with specific genetic traits. For example, compulsive drinking is a behavior while those with [...]

Working Steps 8 & 9 – Making Amends through the Process of Recovery

2021-01-27T19:56:16+00:00September 13th, 2020|

Part of the 12 steps in AA is making amends. It is concerned with your personal relationships that may have fallen apart before you began your road to recovery. Step 8 is all about looking back to see where you were at fault. Step 9 is then about doing your best to rectify the [...]

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