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14 01, 2018

Comparing MAT and ORT – Which Addiction Treatment Is Right for YOU?

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

MAT versus ORT-- what’s the difference and which approach is the right option for YOU? The science of addiction recovery has changed in recent years. Now, addiction – properly called Substance Use Disorder – is NO LONGER considered to be a moral weakness or failing on the part of the alcohol-or-drug-dependent person. Rather, science

21 11, 2017

Vivitrol—Your Best Chance to Recover from Opioid Addiction?

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

During the ongoing opioid epidemic, Vivitrol may just be the addiction recovery drug that America needs. According to a new study published just this month in The Lancet, Vivitrol and Suboxone are equally effective at treating opioid dependence. This was the first American research to directly compare these two very different medications. The implication

5 11, 2017

18 Tips for Stopping (Tapering off) Suboxone Successfully

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Suboxone tapering is the process of getting off of Suboxone at a slow and comfortable rate. Initially, Suboxone is prescribed for opioid/opiate addicts to assist with withdrawals or to replace their opioid addiction.  Suboxone is sometimes used in the short-term during detox and sometimes longer for those who are at high risk for relapse.

28 06, 2017

Four Differences: Substance Abuse vs. Addiction

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

“We know that you use substances to alter your mood, to cover up your sadness, to ease your heartbreak, to lighten your stress load, to blur your painful memories, to escape your hurtful reality, or to make your unbearable days or nights bearable.” ~ Chris Prentiss, The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure There is often confusion

24 06, 2017

3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of

June 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Most people have heard of the idea of a gateway drug, but they may not know which specific gateway drugs that anyone should be wary of. Because of this, we take the time here to outline the three most common substances that can be considered gateway drugs. The gateway drug hypothesis says that the casual

20 06, 2017

How Do I Know if I’m Really an Addict?

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

“Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you’d be amazed over

16 06, 2017

Powerful Tips for Avoiding Relapse

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have recently started (or you are thinking about starting) recovery from addiction, you are understandably looking for the most powerful tips for avoiding relapse during this recovery process. The reality of addiction is that at least half of those who enter recovery will relapse at some point. This means that they will fall

8 06, 2017

How to Help A Sibling Struggling With Addiction

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Having a sibling with addiction is one of the most heart-rendering things you can go through. In fact, watching any loved one go through addiction is unspeakably difficult. You can see the problem, you know something has to be done, but you feel powerless to actually help. This is something of a mirror image to

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