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Holiday Hangovers

Relapses are more common around the Holidays. There are many factors into why this happens. But we can clarify some for you so that you can understand your own addiction or the person struggling in your life. Even during a long and sober recovery holidays can spike in relapses for addicts and alcoholics. The most…
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Dangers of At-Home Detox

Dangers of detox of Benzos and Alcohol The most dangerous substances to detox that could be potentially harmful and deadly are benzodiazapine and alcohol. What are benzos? They are prescription drugs like xanax, valum, and klonopin. It is usually appealing to do at-home detox for users because they believe it will be the most low…
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Maternal Drug Abuse

While drug abuse is slowly rising in our nation we also see increase with maternal drug abuse which leads to harmful effects of an unborn baby. The use of opiates while pregnancy causes withdrawal symptoms called NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME¬† It is estimated that every 25 minutes a baby is born with this syndrome and causes…
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Love Is The Drug Tee – Addiction Awareness

You can purchase tee shirts designed to raise awareness of addiction and to help support those who need treatment and don’t have the means to pay for it. The shirt logo is symbolic for the baby steps addicts take to recovery and the lettering is retro inspired by the love movement in the 1970’s. You…
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How Can You Reduce Stress

Stress is one of the many triggers of addiction. When we are stressed and we don’t have the necessary tools to relieve it, we can go to our previous coping mechanisms to deal with the stress. You can start with basic steps to helping your body manage stress better. Meditation Sometimes when we have racing…
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Opioid Overdose Reversal

Opioid Overdose Opioid overdose can happen: When a patient misunderstands the directions for use, accidentally takes an extra dose, or deliberately misuses a prescription opioid or an illicit drug like heroin If a person takes opioid medications prescribed for someone else If a person mixes opioids with other medications, alcohol, or over-the-counter drugs Opioid overdose…
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Do You Have An Addiction?

How do you know if you have an addiction? Addicts start the abuse for many different reasons. Some include stress management, pain management from their doctor, or experimenting in their youth. Sometimes we fall into an addiction without ever seeing that it is coming. An addict can deny their addiction to avoid the consequences, and…
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How to Expand Your Social Circle in Recovery Part 2

This article is continued from part 1. One of the most powerful aspects of addiction is its ability to make addicts feel alienated from the rest of the world, and from the people who care about them and want to help them get better. For this reason, recovery needs to inherently have a social aspect…
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How to Expand Your Social Circle in Recovery Part 1

One of the most powerful aspects of addiction is its ability to make addicts feel alienated from the rest of the world, and from the people who care about them and want to help them get better. For this reason, recovery needs to inherently have a social aspect that helps addicts overcome this alienation and…
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The Complicated Relationship Between Alcoholism and Religion The Complicated Relationship Between Alcoholism and Religion

The push and pull between alcohol abuse and religion is about as old as time. In Old Testament accounts, as well as Egyptian and Babylonian histories, there are various stories that describe the effects of alcohol dependence and the follies it brings. Still today, the relationship between religious groups and alcoholism is rocky and complicated.…
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