Mental Health

Chronic Pain Sufferers Overlooked in the Opioid Crisis

Opioids have proven very useful for treatment of acute pain and are increasingly used for chronic pain patients. During the last 25 years, opioids have been a first choice prescription plan for chronic pain conditions of all kinds, for people of all ages and backgrounds. It hasn’t been until the last decade that doctors and …

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Dealing with Fear in Sobriety

It’s easy to see that we exist in a world where every individual our there is unique in their own methodology. We are all alike yet so different. Genetically parallel but still dissimilar. This causes much confusion and misunderstanding as we travel down the road of life. However, it also causes so much joy and …

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Tiger Woods: Conquering Golf and Alcoholic Thinking

When it comes to certain sports, there are specific greats in the game that we all think of. Whether they are/aren’t your favorites, these are individuals that are just well known players highlighted for their accomplishments throughout their careers. Take for example, for many, basketball rings with the name Jordan or James in the background. …

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Can You Detox From Opiates At Home?

“What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation. It’s a place where people share and understand each other. Its relationships are nurturing. The people in it do not need to be perfect; instead, they need to …

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How HIPAA Protects Those Going Into Treatment

Dr. Seuss, also known as Theodor Geisel, was a children’s author who often wrote in rhyming couplets to convey his message. In a story named ‘The Lorax’ he writes about a character that annals the predicament of the environment in a manner that “speaks for the trees”. In a poetic rhythm confronting the Once-ler, the …

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Intervening During an Opioid Overdose

Planet Earth 2019: the world is in the palm of your hands if you decide so, but that doesn’t mean the globe will just stop spinning. We have to turn with it as we hustle and bustle about trying to keep up with the hungry demands of society. There’s constant bills to pay, people to …

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The Connection Between Trauma and Alcoholic Thinking

As we stumble blindly through this world learning the daily tricks of the trade, most who aren’t oblivious to their emotions cycle through an onslaught of dissimilar feelings throughout the course of their day. From devilish like emotions resemblant of anger, to the simple bliss’ that can remind us of the innocence of childhood, there …

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What is Medication Assisted Treatment?

It’s safe to state that alcoholic thinking, in its many forms of dependency, is more prevalent in 2019 than ever. Far too many chemically dependent folk burdened with such have fallen, possibly finding themselves in need of some immediate changes. Recovery is often that change. However, to get to the other side, there’s much about …

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The Importance of Family in Recovery

“Blood is thicker than water” is an ancient English proverb that means familial bonds will always be stronger than the bonds of friendship or other loves. This being said, the family dynamic is a forced relationship that none of us ever chose. For some this involuntary link is an extraordinarily beautiful thing that fabricates joy …

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Understanding Our Immune System and Drinking Behaviors

For the users and abusers, slowing down on any questionable drinking behaviors is the best remedy for reattaining sound mind and body. However, for the alcoholic, dropping it altogether is how we recover.