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Alcoholic Anguish: What Longterm Alcohol Abuse Does to Your Mind and Body

Most of us enjoy a drink every now and then. Alcohol can give you a boost of confidence and a way to temporarily let go of the burdens of day to day life. But all these feelings are limited, and the long-term effects of alcohol use can be much more deadly. These significant and permanent [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Withdrawal Woes: Can Getting Clean Threaten Your Life? Here’s What You Need to Know

"Can withdrawal kill you?" "What is the prevalence of heroin withdrawal death?" "Can you die from opiate withdrawal?" We know we hit rock bottom. We don't want to live like this anymore. We are ready to end our addiction, but we want to make sure that we can survive it. Withdrawal for a person with [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Withdrawal Woes: Can Getting Clean Threaten Your Life? Here’s What You Need to Know

10 Utterly Shocking Statistics About the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

The National Institute on Drug Abuse calls the current opioid addiction epidemic a "national crisis." Opioids are commonly prescribed to patients who need help recovering from pain, either in the wake of a surgery or to treat a medical condition. However, these drugs are highly addictive and accessible, leaving many to build dependencies even after [...]

By | September 6th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Utterly Shocking Statistics About the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Keep a Watchful Eye: How to Spot Signs of Drug Abuse In Your Teen

Helping a loved one deal with addiction is terrifying. It's even more terrifying if it's your child, who you held as a baby and nurtured through their earliest days of life. But teen drug addiction isn't something you can ignore. In 2015, 4,235 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 died of an [...]

By | September 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Keep a Watchful Eye: How to Spot Signs of Drug Abuse In Your Teen

Addiction Physiology 101: How Do You Actually Become Addicted to Drugs?

Why do drugs ruin some peoples lives and other people have no issues flirting with them on and off? That's a complicated question. Some people have life factors that make them prone to addiction, some have biological factors, and the unlucky ones have both. Along with life factors, some drugs are more addictive than others. [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Addiction Physiology 101: How Do You Actually Become Addicted to Drugs?

Rehab Checklist: How to Prepare for Recovery

When you or your loved one suffers from a drug addiction, knowing what to do next can be difficult. A premier drug rehabilitation center provides the help and support needed to overcome an addiction. Making that first step towards recovery by entering rehab may be scary and confusing. Knowing what to bring and how to [...]

By | August 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Rehab Checklist: How to Prepare for Recovery

The Sober Life: What to Expect During the First 30 Days of Recovery

There's no easy way to recover from addiction. It's a long process that's littered with difficulties along the way and the truth is that the beginning is often the most difficult part. If you're considering getting sober, or you're recently living a sober life, there are a lot of changes that are about to happen [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Sober Life: What to Expect During the First 30 Days of Recovery

How to Resist Temptation and Stay Sober When You’re Feeling Weak

Are you worried about being in social settings as a recovering alcoholic? Partying and drinking are part of your old life, can you be around them now? Your sobriety is your number one priority. It's okay if you're not able to be around alcohol right now. But, if you think you're up to it, there [...]

By | August 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to Resist Temptation and Stay Sober When You’re Feeling Weak

10 Ways To Stay Sober After Being Released from Rehab

Are you concerned about staying sober post-treatment? What happens when you're out on your own again? Recovery from addiction is no small feat. 85% of recovering addicts will experience at least one relapse. Choosing and maintaining a sober life takes courage and effort. You can be successful in sobriety if you have the right tools [...]

By | August 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Ways To Stay Sober After Being Released from Rehab

Confessions of An Addict: How to Tell Loved Ones You Have a Problem

  Nobody starts using drugs hoping to become an completely addicted. But that's exactly what happens for millions of people each and every day. According to the United States Surgeon General, one in seven individuals currently or will suffer from addiction at some point in their lifetime. But what happens when those individuals want to [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Confessions of An Addict: How to Tell Loved Ones You Have a Problem

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