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September 15, 2020

You May Wonder: How do I Get Someone Into Alcohol Rehab Like many people, you may wonder how to get someone into alcohol rehab. This is extremely important to know since the right choice can improve your loved one’s odds of recovery. To make the best possible choice, it helps to know the basics of …

September 14, 2020

Seeking Help for a Loved One Someone you love struggles with an addiction—and their behavior is spinning out of control. Perhaps you avoided confronting your friend because their drug of choice drives them into irrational fits. Now, though, you know without a doubt that they are placing their life at risk. Now, you want to …

July 30, 2020

The Reasons for Keeping a 90 Meetings in 90 Days Calendar You are working hard to start a new path in recovery, and now your counselor just issued you a new challenge—keeping a 90 meetings in 90 days calendar. Attending the 90 meetings in 90 days recovery program sounds intimidating enough already. Now they want …

April 13, 2020

How to Stay Sober While Social Distancing Just a few short months ago, staying sober while social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak wasn’t something any of us anticipated. Since then, social distancing and shelter-in-place orders have abruptly and drastically changed our day to day lives. Even things that seemed simple before, like going to work …

March 13, 2020

How Addictive is Kratom – It can Replace an Opiate Addiction. Kratom is a hope-inspiring substance for many struggling addicts. It can help life-long opiate addicts quit their painful addictions and save their lives. It’s safer, more natural, and above-all-else a smarter choice than most opiates. But kratom is an addictive substance itself. Sometimes it …

March 9, 2020

Know What Heroin Withdrawal Timeline Looks Like If you use or are addicted to drugs, chances are you know it’s a good idea to stop. But quitting is much easier said than done, not least of all because quitting means going through withdrawal. And withdrawal can be a scary and painful process, especially if you’ve …

March 6, 2020
Learn the Most Addictive Drugs A government report showed that about 64,000 people died due to drug overdoses in 2016. Drug abuse has led to several adverse implications among young and older adults. Other than death, addiction to drugs can alter your brain chemistry and cause financial, legal, and health issues. The side effects of …
March 2, 2020

Too Much Alcohol – How to Tell if Someone is Drunk For some people there is nothing wrong with having a few alcoholic beverages from time to time. in fact, when consumed in moderation, alcohol can be a social lubricant. That said, when it comes to alcohol, for everyone there is such a thing as …

February 28, 2020

What is Better Quitting Cold Turkey or Slow Over Time? Do you struggle with an addiction? Do you want to quit, but just can’t find a way? Do you wonder if it’s better to do it “cold turkey” or slower over time? The most difficult addictions to overcome, in order of difficulty, are nicotine, opioids, …

February 24, 2020

What’s a Sponsor do for Addiction Recovery? If you’ve done any reading about addiction recovery, you’ve probably run across the idea of sponsors. These are especially popular in Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous, where the system is built to work with the help of a sponsor. But what’s a sponsor, and what do they do? …