Monthly Archives: April 2018

Meth Mouth – An Inevitable Tragedy Promised To All Crystal Meth Addicts

April 20th, 2018|

Meth Mouth – A Devastating Consequence Of Crystal Meth Addiction   You can typically spot a chronic meth user a mile away because they have been afflicted with a condition known as “meth mouth.” Meth mouth is a common term used to describe the unfortunate dental condition that develops among those who abuse methamphetamines (also called “ice” or “crystal meth.”) Blackened teeth from severe and advanced tooth decay, broken or missing teeth, rotten teeth, dental and gum disease are just a few of the most obvious characteristics of meth mouth. In this article, we

Why We Support Vivitrol Shots to Aid in Recovery

April 15th, 2018|

For drug addicts and alcoholics, Vivitrol shots can be a helpful aid in the recovery process. Many doctors and specialists believe that is among the safest medications offered in addiction treatment. Here at Ashwood Recovery, we’ve seen a number of success stories in prescribing the drug and support its use as a recovery tool. It is important to note that Vivitrol, like other addiction medications, are only helpful when used in combination with other forms of treatment. Recovery, after all, is a holistic process. Vivitrol injections can help the patient overcome certain physical barriers,

The A-B-C’s of GHB

April 10th, 2018|

What is GHB? Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a natural-occurring chemical found in the brain that serves as a central nervous system depressant. It is also manufactured synthetically for its feel-good properties as a recreational drug and prescribed for a few legitimate medical purposes. GHB is a highly addictive and dangerous, volatile substance that should be avoided unless prescribed by a doctor in extreme cases. When sold on the streets, GHB is a clear, odorless, tasteless liquid considered by many to be a necessary ingredient for a proper night of partying. Sometimes, it is sold as

Nine Common Questions Answered About Marijuana

April 5th, 2018|

Got Questions About Weed? Marijuana was once regarded as a highly dangerous substance that was taboo in most social circles. Today, marijuana use is widely accepted worldwide. According to statistics reported by the United Nations, an estimated 160 million people across the globe use marijuana regularly, making it the second most commonly used addictive substance behind alcohol. With the legalization of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes across the United States, there is a lot of misinformation swirling around out there about the drug. This has left many with more questions than answers.