How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System?

How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System?

What Are Opioids? Doctors prescribe powerful opioid painkillers like Hydrocodone and Oxycontin, which are meant to reduce post-surgical pain and ease discomfort from chronic medical conditions. Still, these substances can be extremely addictive, even when taken as prescribed. The use of opioids...
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11/25 2020
Stages of Alcohol Detox: What to Expect

Stages of Alcohol Detox: What to Expect

The Importance of Alcohol Detox Whether it’s a genetic trait, an attempt to cope with stress, socio-cultural influence, or something else, some people suffer alcohol use disorder and even severe dependency when consuming alcohol. For many, by the time they recognize the...
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11/23 2020
8 Ways to Cultivate More Gratitude in Recovery

8 Ways to Cultivate More Gratitude in Recovery

Practicing Gratitude in Recovery As the season of Thanksgiving is upon us, we’re thinking about all the things we have to be grateful for.  Counting our blessings and feeling a sense of gratitude can go a long way in lifting our spirits,...
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11/18 2020
Tips for Staying Connected to Recovery Support During the Pandemic

Tips for Staying Connected to Recovery Support During the Pandemic

How to Strengthen Social Connections While Maintaining Physical Distance The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed how people interact.  Social isolation is known to make addiction recovery even more challenging so it’s important to know how to stay connected. Strengthening social connections has...
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11/16 2020
7 Gifts of Being in Recovery

7 Gifts of Being in Recovery

How Addiction Recovery Transforms Lives for the Better  Individuals in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction gain so much more than just sobriety and control of their lives. The rewards associated with overcoming addiction include having a whole new perspective on a...
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11/11 2020
Marijuana Addiction in the Age of Legalization

Marijuana Addiction in the Age of Legalization

Marijuana Use Continues to Rise   With the perception of marijuana changing from an illegal substance to a socially-acceptable and medical alternative, individuals are starting to abuse the drug more than ever before. With several states legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, also...
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11/09 2020