Recovery

25 09, 2018

Guns N’ Roses Slash on Overcoming Addiction

2018-12-11T16:51:54+00:00September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: As a member of the “most dangerous band in the world”, Slash and the other members of Guns N’ Roses lived a well-documented rock & roll lifestyle that included heavy drinking and drug use. This is an effort to use what we know about Slash’s substance abuse struggles and eventual recovery to help other people who are fighting [...]

18 08, 2018

The Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

2018-11-26T16:12:45+00:00August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Positive thinking can enhance the effectiveness of addiction treatment. It can also increase your chances of getting sober and staying abstinent. After all, addiction recovery is a battle of wits, patience and perseverance. Your mental frame and state will make a huge difference in your results. A change in mood and mindset can affect your behavior. It'll factor into [...]

10 08, 2018

Is Forced Treatment the Answer to the Drug Crisis?

2018-12-07T05:45:08+00:00August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Should drug addicts be forced into treatment against their will? Is Forced Treatment the Answer to the Drug Crisis? In the face of skyrocketing overdose deaths resulting from an opioid epidemic that has been called the “greatest drug crisis in American history”, communities throughout the country are scrambling to come up with effective solutions. The cost to society – [...]

8 08, 2018

Understanding the Cycle of Addiction

2018-12-07T05:55:36+00:00August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

More than 22 million Americans are trapped in a cycle of drug and alcohol abuse. In order to get them treatment, we need to recognize how that cycle works. Understanding the Cycle of Addiction No one wants to be a drug addict. Sure, they might enjoy drinking alcohol or getting high. But the constant need to keep using is [...]

8 07, 2018

How to Safely Detox from Drugs or Alcohol at Home

2018-11-29T16:33:33+00:00July 8th, 2018|2 Comments

How to Safely Detox from Drugs or Alcohol at Home Home detox from drugs or alcohol can be an appealing option for addicts who don’t want to commit the time and money to an actual rehab treatment plan. However, detoxing from nearly any drug without professional help certainly isn’t going to be a picnic. Physical withdrawals [...]

15 06, 2018

Seven Shocking Confessions of a Benzo Addict

2018-11-26T16:17:36+00:00June 15th, 2018|4 Comments

Meet Rebecca – A Recovering Benzo Addict Hi, I am “Rebecca” and I am recovering from a hardcore addiction to benzodiazepines. Specifically, I am in recovery from Xanax abuse; although I loved Valium and Klonopin. I also loved alcohol and weed too. Plus, I would mix my benzos with opioids like Oxy from time to time. But I can’t [...]

10 06, 2018

Is It OK To Quit Smoking Weed Cold Turkey?

2018-12-07T15:40:46+00:00June 10th, 2018|51 Comments

Is It OK To Quit Smoking Weed Cold Turkey? Smoking pot may seem fun at first. It makes you laugh. You get the munchies. Life seems more interesting. But, before long, smoking pot stops being fun and becomes an obnoxious and expensive habit that you have to maintain. Smoking Weed Is Fun……. Until It Isn’t You stop laughing. You [...]

5 06, 2018

Medications and Supplements Used to Treat Various Types of Addictions

2018-06-30T00:35:55+00:00June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Is Drug Abuse Really A Disease? Can It Be Cured? Some drug abusers refuse to call themselves mentally ill or acknowledge that there’s a cure that can treat their addictions. Any combination of environmental, community and educational situations can cause an individual to develop drug-seeking behavior. The definition of drug abuse being a curable, hereditary illness is hotly debated [...]

19 03, 2018

9 Effective Therapies & Treatment Modalities that Support Addiction Recovery

2018-11-06T16:48:29+00:00March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Addiction will often require counseling and therapy. The layers of therapy help addicts to understand why they became addicted. Therapy gives you the tools to avoid relapse and you develop means of coping with situations that would often make you abuse substances. When you work with addiction therapists, they will motivate you and help you develop skills that will [...]