Addiction & Relationships

5 06, 2019

Federal Guidelines Have Made Changes to the Type of Drugs Tested for Employment Drug Screens

2019-06-06T18:06:26+00:00June 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Beginning October 1, 2017, the guidelines have changed for how federal employees will be tested for drugs. Starting January 1, 2018, these changes will go into effect. The federal government now has the authority to test for four semi-synthetic opioids: oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. These legal prescription semi-synthetic opioid pain medications are commonly known under the brand names [...]

5 06, 2019

I Stopped Using Drugs but Became a Workaholic

2019-05-30T16:42:20+00:00June 5th, 2019|0 Comments

I used to be addicted to drugs. You name it – I would smoke it, snort it, drink it, or pop it. My Name is Tim – I Am a Recovering Addict I mean I did everything – cocaine, meth, benzos, prescription painkillers, and heroin. Anything that would change the way I felt. Basically, there came a point in [...]

19 05, 2019

Worth the Read: 75 Meaningful and Inspiring Addiction Recovery Quotes

2019-06-06T17:56:12+00:00May 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Inspiring Addiction Quotes that Describe Addiction Many people don’t realize that they have an addiction to a substance until they try to quit. One of the harshest realities is to acknowledge that you have an addiction. While this chapter in your life may be scary, know that you’re not alone. Plenty of others have gone through the same process, [...]

7 05, 2019

Johnny Depp: The Link between Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

2019-05-07T15:52:15+00:00May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Johnny Depp: The Link between Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Domestic violence, also known as Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a major public common. This issue is closely linked with substance abuse, and as many as 40% to 60% of all domestic violence cases involved some type of substance abuse. Those who are under the influence are more likely [...]

3 05, 2019

The Scary Truth About What Meth Does to Your Mind and Body Over Time

2019-06-06T17:53:11+00:00May 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Most people know that meth is one of the scariest drugs on the planet. However, there are still others who don’t know how this drug can affect people over time. The Internet is filled with stories from meth users (both past and present) who learned the hard way. Perhaps you’re currently using meth, and you’re curious about its effects. [...]

25 04, 2019

Seattle, Washington Sets New Records as the Fasting Growing City in the U.S.

2019-05-01T15:41:37+00:00April 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Seattle, Washington Sets New Records as the Fasting Growing City in the U.S. Many people who live in Seattle might tell you they enjoy the quality of life the city has to offer. Of course, they would. Seattle is a great place to live. It is very much alive with stunning architecture, vibrant culture, and an eclectic population of [...]

15 04, 2019

Prosecutors Say Suboxone Maker Indivior Lied About Popular Opioid Treatment

2019-04-16T19:24:43+00:00April 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Once deemed the “wonder drug” for getting people off heroin, Suboxone is now under fire. What was supposed to be a solution to help people recover from opioid addiction is now being questioned. It was marketed as a treatment drug that would help people get off prescription painkillers and heroin. Federal prosecutors have now found that Suboxone is prone [...]

11 01, 2019

Kim Kardashian Reveals Use of Party Drugs

2019-03-14T22:54:53+00:00January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: On a recent episode of her reality television show, Kim Kardashian casually mentioned that she had used Ecstasy in the past. Here, we take a look at why that matters even today. To do this, we will use what is publicly known about Kim and her famous family, using their own words. We will also see what science [...]

25 12, 2018

The Challenges of Recovery During the Holidays

2019-01-31T17:49:43+00:00December 25th, 2018|0 Comments

"Though the holiday season is a festive time, and alcohol can be an ever-present element of the festivities, it can also be an emotionally painful time for many." ~ Robert Castan, co-founder of Northpoint Recovery featured in Idaho Statesman Recently, Robert shared an article he wrote about how holiday stress can affect and trigger addiction. Through his own personal experiences, [...]

26 09, 2018

The Dark Night Of The Soul: A Survival Guide

2019-01-31T17:52:14+00:00September 26th, 2018|5 Comments

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost Are You Going Through The Dark Night Of The Soul? If you have found your way to this article, it is probably because you think you might be going through what is often referred [...]