Addiction

Russell Brand Celebrates 16 Years in Recovery

Life is way too short to stay stuck in an Eeyore like prose for the remainder of your days. What little bit of it we have should be enjoyed with love, fun, and laughter. Laughing is, and will always be, the best form of therapy one can find. Laughter soothes the soul. It builds relationships. …

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Opioid Related Deaths on the Rise

Over the last several decades we’ve seen some pretty weird fads that people surprisingly hopped onto. We saw disco come and go, the pet rock didn’t stay for long, and don’t forget mullets or the worst, rooster top man buns that are now everywhere. Most of these things made their headway and disappeared with only …

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Alcoholism Without Alcohol

Alcoholism without the alcohol or sobriety without recovery? Very different concepts, but also one in the same. It’s kind of the same concept as staying clean by living dirty and staying dirty by living clean. Or even better, the difference between being a good person who sometimes acts wicked versus an evil person that occasionally …

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The Importance of Avoiding Cross Addiction

The human mind is full of astounding, endless limitations on one end of the spectrum. On the other it is an ineffectual, gullible mass taking up space between our two ears. The gray matter thriving organ is often times it’s own worst enemy, under or over analyzing everything in life as it looks for both …

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Multiple States Suing Over Opioid Epidemic

Fentanyl, a.ka. the dream deceiver, a.ka. the narcotic of nightmares, a.k.a the opioid opposition, is the kingpin drug that’s running the streets. It is in most every batch of heroin that touches U.S soil and is mostly responsible for the alarming amount of deaths building up over the past few years. If Fentanyl were a …

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President Trump and His Opioid Epidemic

“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in American,” Trump declared as he sat down to sign a new piece of legislation this previous Wednesday. ‘The Support for Patients and Community Act’ as it was written, is the newest master plan against the infamous opioid pandemic festering in the wounds of …

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Drug Lobbyists Fund America’s Addiction

America, land of the free and home of the brave. A country founded on July 4th, 1776. The United States is a remarkable nation built on patriotism, freedom, and dreams. However, somewhere along the course we lost touch with what is believed to be adequate healthcare. A land with so much promise, but struggling to …

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America’s Most Frequently Abused Prescriptions

There are many types of abusive relationships out there. Sadly we don’t live in the innocent fairytale land we like to make pretend sometimes. There are verbally/physically abusive relationships. There are abusive relationships regarding power amongst people. There are even self deprecating relationships where we abuse ourselves with irrational insecurity. However, for some select unlucky people …

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Health Partners: Making Reputable Rehab Affordable

Health Partners – If you think that quality substance abuse treatment is out of your price range, think again! With the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 (aka, “Obamacare”), even the most minimal insurance policies are required to cover part or all addiction treatment. Health Partners can help with the costs of Professional Rehab Money should …

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How To Plan An Intervention For Your Loved One

It’s difficult to help a loved one when they are struggling with any type of addiction— and with denial being one of the first signs or symptoms, it can often be challenging to motivate them to seek help.   An intervention is a carefully planned process in which family members and friends gather to confront …

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