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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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Looking Into an Alcohol Detox

“Looking into alcohol an detox”, a simple five worded sentence that has the power to evoke fear, anxiety, and/or guilt out of the bravest, unconcerned, and/or most shameless of beings. Any dismal emotion felt for that matter is typically because alcoholic thinking has gotten that person to the point of needing alcohol detox, that or …

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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.

Recovery From Heroin Abuse

We are not authors but merely editors in the thick book we choose to call life. As it opens up and unravels it’s series of uncertainty, so much positive and negative experience envelops chapter after chapter. Attempting to guide our souls through the articulation of experiences depends highly on our interaction with the external forces …

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Being Addicted to Fentanyl in 2019

As I’m sure some of you know, when examining a few of the more uncomfortable moments that propel into our lives, there are a few that really come to mind. Getting sand in your ice cream is one. It adds a rather unpleasant crunch. The granules also get stuck in your teeth and it leaves …

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Insurance Companies Stopping Coverage of Specific Opioid Prescriptions

Human beings are complex, fascinating organisms. Basic human nature shows us that we are creatures of survival. We adapt to the times as the times are a changin, like Bobby Z sang. Yet like it or not, the world continues to spin at its own pace regardless of our adaption to it. To survive we …

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Keeping Your Job: Medical Leave for Treatment

Gazing into your crystal ball of the future, none of us will ever be able to truly foresee 100% accurately. Life just kind of happens like “that” sometimes. What we predict to be up will end up being down. Left is right and right is wrong. We’ll create these hopes, dreams, ambitions, intentions, determinations and …

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Addiction and Abusing ADD/ADHD Medication

Do you ever find yourself here but you’re not really there? Or rather you’re here, there, and everywhere while you still haven’t gone anywhere. The mind is infatuated with curiosity. Down the rabbit hole we go, everything getting more and more curious. Really though its human nature to wander or to wonder as we feel …

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The Fear of Getting Sober

Those of us who are familiar with the rotten dismantling of alcoholic thinking know quite well the frightening places this disease can take us. Addiction is a demon that may sleep for a little bit, but never completely departs from our sides. As we scuffle thru life smelling the roses here and there, addiction is …

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