detox and rehab

8 08, 2018

Understanding the Cycle of Addiction

2019-02-17T18:12:35+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

2019-02-17T18:19:16+00:00July 8th, 2018|4 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 can end up [...]

1 05, 2018

What We Can Learn from WWE Diva Eva Marie and Her Battle with Alcoholism

2019-01-31T22:50:06+00:00May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Eva Marie has enjoyed considerable professional success – as a professional wrestler, as a featured “Total Diva” for World Wrestling Entertainment, as a fitness model, and most recently, as an actress. But before she HAD it all, almost LOST it all because of the consequences of her alcohol addiction. In in her own words, Eva Marie says, “I’m an [...]

19 03, 2018

9 Effective Therapies & Treatment Modalities that Support Addiction Recovery

2019-01-31T23:33:40+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 [...]

1 01, 2018

The Potential for Abuse and Risks Involved with Methadone and Buprenorphine Treatments

2019-02-15T17:10:35+00:00January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Methadone and buprenorphine are often used to treat opioids addictions; however, they, too, can be abused. In fact, these drugs have quite a high abuse potential. They can easily become addictive, and users can become dependent on them within a short period of time. In worst-case scenarios, they can even lead to fatal overdoses. In fact, methadone caused 1 [...]

22 07, 2017

Help for Drug Addiction: Steps to Take for WA State Residents

2019-02-15T23:09:49+00:00July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Substance abuse is continually skyrocketing across the entire country. Due in part to the current boom in opioid abuse which has reached epidemic proportions, it seems that drug abuse is only trending upwards. And the state of Washington is no exception either. That’s why it’s more important than ever that you equip yourself with the knowledge to understand addiction, recognize [...]

3 06, 2017

Study Finds Women Are Drinking More Than Ever Before

2019-02-16T00:01:28+00:00June 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Women are drinking more than ever before. In March of 2017, the journal "Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research” reported that between 1997 and 2014, women drinkers increased by nine percent. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), “Women's drinking is most common between ages 26 and 34 and among women who are divorced or separated. Binge [...]

29 05, 2017

What is Opiate Detox Like?

2019-02-16T00:17:23+00:00May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Detox is a necessary component of rehabilitation when it comes to opiate use. Opioids such as heroin, morphine and other prescription painkillers are abused by an estimated 467,000 people according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Worldwide, that number is between 26.4 million and 36 million. Opioids are a group of drugs, both prescribed and illicitly obtained, used [...]

27 05, 2017

Getting Sober in Seattle

2019-02-16T00:19:23+00:00May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

I never thought sobriety would be an issue when I moved to Seattle in November of 2013. I came to work my dream job at an amazing marketing agency, but what I didn’t realize was how stressful moving across the country alone would be. I left all my friends behind in North Carolina, but the thought of moving to a [...]