What Addiction To Heroin Looks Like

Drug addiction is no joke. It’s an issue that plagues this world and it never shows any signs of slowing down. More specifically, illicit drugs have become a huge issue in the United States. Studies show that illicit drugs cost the United States more than $193 million in healthcare, criminal, or lost work productivity costs….

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What is Gray Death?

It is a known fact that drug users and manufacturers mix different kinds of drugs in order to achieve a more potent drug to use or sell. One of these mixed drugs is what many call the “gray death”. What is it made of? How does it affect your body? If you are looking for…

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Recovery at Home During Coronavirus Quarantine

These are hard times. These are times when you question your own safety, despite the measures that you have taken to protect yourself and your family. We are fighting an invisible enemy and no one knows how long this will last. Unfortunately, the stay-at-home and quarantine measures have led to many therapists, healthcare providers, and…

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What To Do After Relapse

You finally made it through your treatment and you are doing alright. You are able to stay away from drugs or alcohol for a while which is a good thing. And then one night, just like that, a friend asked you out for a drink. Just one drink, it won’t hurt you, right? The next…

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Best Methods for Preventing Relapse

Upon detox, everybody has the best intentions to stay sober. Sadly, the National Institute’s latest research on drug abuse shows that within a year of addiction treatment, over 60% of those suffering from addiction will succumb to relapse. Those statistics may sound shocking to those who have not experienced addiction. However, anyone with firsthand experience with…

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How Negative Attitudes Trigger Relapse

Looking for a breath of fresh air in your life? Yeah… I know, who isn’t? Even if you’ve perched yourself atop a mountain to feel gentle, clean, cool breezes it doesn’t mean that the toxicity of everyday life is gone. That’s because many of the harmful elements we experience come from other people. Negative attitudes…

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Friendship After Drug Rehab

After drug rehab, going back to normal everyday life can be a bit difficult. You just came from a place where you admitted your faults, were mentally and emotionally analyzed, and exposed your inner demons in front of strangers. This was probably far outside of your comfort zone, but it was beneficial in the long…

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Common Triggers for Recovering People

Completing drug rehabilitation is no small feat. You have to have the opportunity for rehab (a luxury not granted to every person), and the rehabilitation program itself has to be well-rounded. You need plenty of support from social networks, easy access to medical and psychological support at any time, and most importantly, a strong will…

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Art Therapy During Rehabilitation Treatment

Drug addiction recovery is a complicated process. Treatment that involves several different therapies can benefit patients in many ways. The ultimate purpose of the process is to ensure optimal recovery and long-term sobriety. Because each person’s experience is different, providing our patients with a great variety of treatment options has been extremely efficient. Our professionals…

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Benefits of Community Service During Recovery

Recovery is a time of realization. You’re establishing yourself again, re-discovering your purpose in life, and making active changes to maintain sobriety. Once you’ve reached a stable state of recovery, it is likely that you’ll look back on all of the outlets and the people that have helped you throughout the process. Many addicts going…

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