Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving in 2020

Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving in 2020

Thankfully Sober First of all, good for you! Seriously. Taking back your power through addiction recovery is not an easy task. Looking back is not the way forward. Yet there are exceptions to every rule. Thinking about the past few BS (before sobriety) holidays, can...
Managing Adderall Withdrawals

Managing Adderall Withdrawals

Whether you are prescribed Adderall because you have ADHD or take it without a prescription, Adderall withdrawals may occur. Adderall (the brand name for the drug amphetamine-dextroamphetamine) is a prescription stimulant to help you focus and concentrate. It boosts...
Recovery Without Religion

Recovery Without Religion

A newbie in addiction treatment can be overwhelmed by all the talk about a “higher power.” This can especially be startling for those turned off to organized religion. Maybe you’re an atheist and believe there is no god, or you’re agnostic and wonder what...
Massage Therapy For Addiction

Massage Therapy For Addiction

When you hear the phrase addiction treatment, many of us don’t think of massage therapy. However, an effective detox treatment that a lot of people might not be aware of is massage therapy for addiction. After rehab treatment, over time you may feel physical pain such...
Why Is Drinking Socially Acceptable?

Why Is Drinking Socially Acceptable?

Why is drinking socially acceptable, yet it is responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries every year? Drinking is socially acceptable despite the potential for addiction, alcohol abuse, and alcoholism. It is available nearly everywhere from grocery stores,...
Vaping Drugs: What Drugs Can Be Vaped?

Vaping Drugs: What Drugs Can Be Vaped?

With thousands of flavors to choose from, vaping device trends continue to grow amongst young people. In 2020, the CDC reported 19.6% of high school students and 4.7% of middle school students use e-cigarettes. To prevent further success of any false advertisement and...
What Happens To Your Brain In A Blackout?

What Happens To Your Brain In A Blackout?

There may have been a time when you or someone you know had a little too much fun. Consuming a large amount of alcohol might have affected parts of your memory from the night before. Perhaps you can’t remember events like how you got home, or what you did to be the...
The Most Dangerous Opioids: Strongest To Weakest

The Most Dangerous Opioids: Strongest To Weakest

Opioid addiction has been a hot topic for years now, and this is because it is a large problem. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018, about 41 people a day overdosed from opioids. In total, around 15,000 deaths in the United...
What Are Quaaludes?

What Are Quaaludes?

Chances are most people have probably heard of the word Quaalude before. Whether you know it from The Wolf Of Wall Street, or maybe the Bill Cosby trial. Nevertheless, many of us are at least aware of the term. However, you might not have the knowledge of what it is...
Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

One of the newer commonly abused forms of drug addiction is prescription drug abuse. Affecting the lives of many people in the United States, trying to put an end to it can feel helpless. Many people become addicted over a gradual process without even noticing....
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