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 […]

Trauma in Teens

PTSD and Trauma in Teens: What You Need to Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can affect individuals of all ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic situations. However, due to the intensely developmental nature of the teenage years, teenagers who are exposed to trauma may experience a unique set of negative consequences. Fortunately, with the right resources, PTSD is something that can be […]

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 […]

Self Harm Inpatient Treatment

Self Harm Inpatient Treatment

The mere idea of someone purposely hurting themself is very difficult to grasp, often being seen as an especially stigmatized disorder. To someone on the outside, it is incomprehensible why a person would cut, burn, or cause any number of self-sustained injuries to themselves. Why would anyone do that? Self-harm is an offshoot of a […]

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 […]

How long does it take to detox from xanax

How Long Does it Take to Detox From Xanax?

When most people get a prescription for Xanax (alprazolam) it is because they are typically going through a difficult period emotionally and need some help managing the excessive stress or anxiety.  The problem with Xanax is that even taking the drug as prescribed can lead to addiction in short order.  Why?  Because tolerance to the […]

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 […]