Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management

Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management

What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs that interact with opioid receptors in the brain and on nerves throughout the body.  They include the illegal street-drug heroin, synthetic opioids like fentanyl, and prescription pain medications like morphine, codeine, oxycodone, and...
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09/07 2020
How to Choose the Right Residential Treatment Center

How to Choose the Right Residential Treatment Center

Learn the Importance of Finding the Best Rehab Center When it comes to selecting a residential treatment center, there are numerous options to consider. Potential patients must weigh the treatment programs, facilities, and location of the center. However, with so many choices...
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09/02 2020
5 Common Signs of Alcoholism

5 Common Signs of Alcoholism

What Is Alcoholism? Alcohol is a tricky drug, alcohol abuse often goes unnoticed until the symptoms are far advanced. Misusing alcohol can lead to alcoholism, which makes knowing the early signs of alcoholism critical.  Family members, friends, and coworkers should take action...
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08/31 2020
Suboxone vs. Methadone: How do They Compare?

Suboxone vs. Methadone: How do They Compare?

Why Medically Assisted Treatment Can Work for You With an opioid epidemic sweeping the U.S., the need for unique and effective treatment has become more critical than ever before. With more treatment options also now available as a result, modern alternatives are...
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08/27 2020
10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Development When you or someone you love is suffering from drug addiction, the road to recovery entails developing the proper coping skills to overcome adverse urges. There are no shortcuts on the path to addiction recovery, and long-term...
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08/26 2020
Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

How COVID-19 Impacts Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers Amidst a global pandemic impacting every person worldwide, the reach of COVID-19 also extends to those in need of drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
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08/24 2020
Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan that Works

Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan that Works

A Relapse Prevention Plan is Key to Success in Recovery For people who have successfully completed treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol, the goal is to start a new beginning and enjoy living free from drugs and alcohol for the rest...
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08/21 2020
5 Tips for Finding Long Term Success in Recovery

5 Tips for Finding Long Term Success in Recovery

Success in Recovery – What Every Family Member Needs to Know Ask anyone who has successfully overcome addiction and they will tell you that long term recovery is a marathon and not a sprint. Achieving long-term success in recovery and a lifetime...
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08/17 2020
Recognizing a Drug Overdose: Common Signs and Symptoms

Recognizing a Drug Overdose: Common Signs and Symptoms

What is an Overdose?  Drug overdose represents the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. If an individual consistently abuses drugs, drug overdose always remains a possibility. However, it can become a matter of when, not if, for chronic drug...
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08/13 2020