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Christy K

About Christy K

Christy K is a writer and researcher for Northpoint. She began her writing career in 2010, and has written for the medical, finance, and lifestyle industry, although she specializes in medical and scientific writing. Christy holds a B.S. degree in Cell Biology and Genetics, and is passionate about the latest research in the addiction industry.

Introducing Northpoint Washington: Our Inpatient Addiction Treatment Facility in Edmonds, Washington

April 8th, 2019|

Ashwood Recovery is proud to announce the grand opening of Northpoint Washington on April 26, 2019. This is our new inpatient addiction treatment facility that’s opening in Edmonds, Washington. This new location will provide us with an opportunity to offer more intense addiction treatment care to Washington state residents. Drug and alcohol addiction rates are on the rise in America. Washington is one of the states that are heavily impacted. More addiction treatment centers and resources are needed to combat this issue and put a stop to this crisis. Northpoint is happy to do

Charlie Sheen: His Wonderful and Improbable Recovery

December 15th, 2018|

The world watched as Charlie Sheen’s personal life fell apart due to partying and drugs. The infamous Hollywood star was an infamous party animal, much like his on-screen character in Two and a Half Men. Fans watched as he acted out when on drugs, and watched as he struggled with addiction. His substance abuse problem got so bad that he was even fired from the show. For some time now, Charlie Sheen has laid low. He has barely made any waves on social media, and haven’t taken on any other shows. He had been

Cold Medicine and Cough Syrup Addiction and Abuse Resource Guide

July 15th, 2018|

Cold medicines sold over the counter (OTC) are largely considered to be safe. Those who are sick can take these medications without causing harm to their body. When taken like the instructions suggest, the dosage is safe.  When used correctly, OTC cold medicines are effective in the management of cold or flu symptoms. Prescription cough syrups function in a similar manner to OTC cough syrups. The only difference is that they contain stronger active ingredients. Some of these ingredients may have a higher potential for abuse. It’s possible to develop a psychological and physical

An In-Depth Guide About Heroin Withdrawals and Detox

July 12th, 2018|

Heroin withdrawal can be a scary process. Maybe you’ve heard stories from opiate addicts that have gone through it. People who detox from opioids often experience intense nausea, stomach cramping, severe anxiety and insomnia among other symptoms. It’s no wonder, then, that the prospect of withdrawing can be quite intimidating. The mere thought of going through withdrawals is enough to deter some heroin addicts from quitting. An In-Depth Guide About Heroin Withdrawals and Detox However, once someone is able to overcome the symptoms of heroin withdrawal, they’ll have jumped over one of the biggest