narcotic addiction recovery

Important Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Successful Narcotic Addiction Recovery

Improving Your Well-Being for Narcotic Addiction Recovery Addiction adversely affects the mind and body, and the road to recovery can be long — but most people forget about the importance of self-care during recovery. Treatment involves treating yourself well, too, and that means getting in the right nutrition and exercise to help your body adjust […]

dust off addiction

Treatment and Recovery for Dust Off Addiction

Inhalant abuse involves the use of various aerosol spray products, inhaling the fumes to achieve a short-lived high.  Of the different types of household products that kids and teens may abuse, Dust-Off is one of the most popular. Dust Off addiction develops when the individual repeatedly seeks to experience a high through “dusting” (also referred […]

How to Tell if Someone is Sniffing Coke

How to Tell if Someone is Sniffing Coke

Maybe a friend or colleague has suddenly become a ball of blazing energy.  She may seem to be accelerating through the days, moving at the speed of light with bursts of euphoria and excitement punctuating her movements.  Wow, either she has been drinking too much coffee, you think, or maybe she has employed a little […]

Relapse Prevention Guide

Overcoming Addiction: A Relapse Prevention Guide  

In the United States, an estimated 21.5 million people have a substance abuse disorder. The family members of a person who is struggling with an addiction is just as important as the individual where recovery is concerned, because they play a critical role in relapse prevention. Helping a loved one avoid relapse once he or […]

how to find a rehab facility

How to Find a Rehab Facility

Hooray! You have made the important decision to turn your life around by getting help to break free from a drug or alcohol addiction. Perhaps you have suffered enough of the negative consequences attributable to the addiction, or maybe you can see the writing on the wall and are proactively seeking help. The only thing […]

Overcoming Drug Addiction

An Introduction to Overcoming Drug Addiction

The United States of America is going through a crisis. Motor vehicle crashes are no longer the main cause of accidental death. They have a new public health emergency: opioid overdose. SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health concluded that 22.5 million American citizens needed treatment for illicit substance abuse in 2014. That accounts […]

Adrenaline Addiction

Rehabilitation for Adrenaline Addiction

Isn’t it interesting how our personal temperaments can be so vastly different among one another? There are the super cautious types, the crazy risk-seeking types and varying degrees of these polar extremes populating the rest of the personality spectrum. Who knows what genetic markers buried deep in our DNA may fuel a particular personality type? […]

professionals and addiction

Professionals and Addiction

The Steps to Getting Support Addiction is widely known to be a disease, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t stigma surrounding it still. It can be a difficult situation to navigate, especially in the professional and executive spheres. There can exist the real fear of negatively impacting one’s career, either through entering rehabilitation or because […]

huffing freon effects

Huffing Freon Effects and Dangers in Teens

Inhalant abuse, or huffing, is the practice of inhaling vapors to experience intoxication.  Huffing is one of many types of high-risk recreational highs that teens or young adults may experiment with.  One of the chemicals used in huffing is the refrigerant called Freon.  Freon, the brand name for fluorinated hydrocarbons, is an odorless gas commonly […]

fitness plan for addiction recovery

5 Question to Ask When Designing a Fitness Plan for Addiction Recovery

Fitness Plan for Addiction Recovery In recent years, it has become evident that exercise can play a significant role in treating addiction and helping addicts get sober and stay sober longer. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “exercise is increasingly becoming a component of many treatment programs and has proven effective.” This is […]