Category Archives: Addiction Recovery

signs of alcohol poisoning

7 Signs Of Alcohol Poisoning And What To Expect During Recovery

Six people per day die from alcohol poisoning. Over 75% of them are between the ages of 35-64. Part of the problem is that it’s not always easy to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning. Many people wrongly assume that all someone has to do is to “sleep it off.”

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Encouraging Things to Say to Someone in Rehab

A recent study found that nearly half of Americans report having a family member or close friend addicted to drugs. Do you have a loved one seeking treatment for a substance use disorder? You may feel scared, angry, or even awkward around the situation. Rest assured that these are all

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Why Is Alcohol Addictive? A Study of One of the Most Infamous Drugs

Shame is one of the most painful feelings you can experience. Negative feelings are often a direct reflection of how we view ourselves in the world. Many alcoholics carry around shameful feelings about being unable to quit drinking on their own. If you think you might have a problem with

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Why Can’t I End My Heroin Addiction on My Own?

Getting over heroin addiction on your own is not that simple. Many have tried to quit only to fall back into patterns of heroin abuse. This happens because addiction is a disease of the brain that requires professional treatment. Quitting on your own also exposes you to physical and mental

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What It’s Like To Live With An Addiction To Hydrocodone?

I wish I could say that I had the time of my life when I used hydrocodone. I would love to tell you that it made all my problems go away, but it hurt me more than it helped me. At the start of my addiction, it did make things

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely on a Rapid Detox for Your Recovery From Substance Abuse

You may have heard the buzz word rapid detox in regards to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. It has been a buzz word over recent years and typically offers a lightning-fast detoxification process that claims to help you go through a full detox in just one day. However, you

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Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company Before Going to an Addiction Detox Center

Many addicts never seek the treatment they need for their addiction, even when they feel like they want to recover. Inaccessibility of treatment is a huge problem in the United States, where the cheapest inpatient treatment has costs of $10,000 per month. Those costs can soar up to $80,000 if

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Pain Management Plans After Going To An Opiate Detox Program in Florida

If you have found yourself addicted to opiates (or if you are concerned about a loved one who seems to have developed an opiate addiction), you may be familiar with the conventional wisdom surrounding addiction–that users, once they have been through detox, have as their main goal to stay free

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Kentucky Sues Major Drug Distributor Over Opioid Crisis In Their State

“Are you ready to die? Has life gotten to a point where you just want to feel numb all of the time? Hi, I’m McKesson. With a simple prescription of Oxycontin, you too can eliminate all of your hopes, dreams, and aspirations.” Sounds like the beginning of a menacing infomercial

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Safe Pain Management Options in Sobriety

Pain sure is a fun topic! Pain always finds us somehow some way. There’s no way to avoid it in its entirety. Sometimes it’s physical pain from waking up in a hurry and having stubbed your toe because you were trying to overcompensate for hitting the snooze button on your