Drug & Alcohol Detox

10 08, 2018

3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The concept of a gateway drug is not new. Most people have heard of the idea, but may not know which substances qualify as gateway drugs. It is important for everyone to be wary of gateway drugs. Part of this means understanding the risk factors of addiction and the slow progression toward physical dependence. This

4 07, 2017

244 Medications That Should Never Be Mixed with Alcohol

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Could your drinking be interfering with your prescription medications? According to a 2015 study by the National Institutes of Health, more than 4 out of 10 adults in the United States take medications that interact with alcohol. That figure goes up among for people over 65, where 78% of those who drink use alcohol-interactive prescription

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

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

13 01, 2017

Post Acute Withdrawal: Detox Part Deux

January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

“What breaks you down is not the amount of pressure you feel at one time, but it’s the way you perceive and handle it.” ~ Ashish Patel No one has ever said that recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is an easy process. While the end result – sobriety - is more than worth all

24 04, 2016

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

April 24th, 2016|0 Comments

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

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