Monthly Archives: April 2016

Quitting Drugs or Alcohol: What Happens When I Go Cold Turkey?

April 24th, 2016|

It is very common for people to consider going cold turkey when quitting drugs or alcohol. Perhaps you’ve found this page because you’re considering doing the same thing; you’re just not sure if it’s a good idea or you need more information. It’s important to know what happens when you go cold turkey as opposed to going through some type of drug detox or alcohol detox. You might have a lot of questions, such as: Should I consider drug treatment in Idaho after I go cold turkey? Do I really need addiction treatment if I want to

Four Signs Addiction Has Control of You

April 24th, 2016|

At the early stages of your addiction, balancing life and using was probably hard, but it was manageable.  Nevertheless, as your addiction grows stronger, and it becomes harder and harder to feed, the balancing act will fall apart.  You will struggle to sneak to get your drugs or alcohol, you will start to get caught, your family will start to push you away, and you will begin to feel all alone—with only your drugs and alcohol to sooth your suffering. If you truly want to avoid losing everything, and possibly your life, you should pay

5 Truths About Drug Rehab in Idaho that Most People Don’t Realize

April 24th, 2016|

  When you think about rehab, thoughts of sitting in groups talking about your problems might be the first thought that crosses your mind.  Images of strung out addicts sitting in white rooms watching TV or playing cards might be another image your brain conjures up.  Drug detox might be a third thought that crosses your mind—withdrawal, discomfort, and sheer frustration, might be what your mind associates with rehab.  The truth of this matter is this; drug rehab does not offer that institutionalized image that so many minds summon when the subject is broached.  In

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month in Idaho

April 6th, 2016|

“The longer children delay drinking and drug use, the less likely they are to develop any problems associated with it. That’s why it is so important to help your child make smart decisions about alcohol and drugs.” ~ Andrew Pucher, President and CEO of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence For the next 30 days, community organizations across the country will be promoting healthier lifestyles and drinking habits in observance of the 30th annual National Annual Alcohol Awareness Month. The goal is to raise public awareness and understanding, as well as removing the