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August 29, 2019

Self-Care to Children While You Are in Recovery

Self-Care to Children While You are in Recovery When you first enter recovery, you will start to feel a lot of different emotions that you may have never felt before. The substances you have been abusing have been able to mask those emotions and feelings for you, so when they all come to the surface, […]

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August 23, 2019

Types of Opioid Treatment Options

Types of Opioid Treatment Options Over 2.5 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder which contributed to over 28,000 overdose deaths and the number keeps rising, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Opioid use disorder is a serious, chronic condition that can be fatal if left untreated. Making the decision to get treatment […]

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August 21, 2019

Media Portrayal of Opioid Treatment

Why is the Media Portrayal of Opioid Treatment Important? When it comes to the media portrayal of opioid treatment, it is key to recovering addicts for other people to understand exactly why this is an important topic. So often, we see the media portray people suffering from addiction as people of low moral standards, poor […]

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August 21, 2019

Is Xanax an Opioid?

Is Xanax an Opioid? According to the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine medication that acts as a central nervous system depressant. Benzodiazepines produce sedation, induce sleep, relieve anxiety and muscle spasms, and prevent seizures. Benzodiazepines are also called tranquilizers. So, is Xanax an opioid? While Xanax is an addictive prescription medication, […]

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August 21, 2019

Tips on Fighting Through Opioid Withdrawals

Need Tips on Fighting Through Opioid Withdrawals? Making the decision to take steps toward living a life without opioids is a big one; congratulations on making this huge step! While you are looking forward to living a healthy life, rebuilding relationships and setting new goals, there are still some hurdles you will need to overcome. […]

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August 20, 2019

Long and Short Term Effects of Opioid Abuse

What are Opioids? Opioids are naturally found in the opium poppy plant. They are a type of drug that manipulates the brain to produce a variety of different effects, most commonly as an ingredient in many prescription pain relievers. There are also synthetic (man-made) opioids such as fentanyl and illegal street opioids such as heroin. […]

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August 20, 2019

College Alcoholism and Binge Drinking

College Alcoholism and Binge Drinking Drinking at college is not only glorified and encouraged, but it can also be extremely dangerous for many reasons. It’s no secret that college students are extremely likely to engage in unhealthy drinking habits when they’re in college. Unrestricted time, minimal supervision and an abundance of alcohol can create the […]

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August 20, 2019

Going Back to College After Recovery

Going Back to College After Recovery College can be an amazing experience for many people. One of the major parts of the college experience is the social aspect – making new friends, letting loose after a long week of classes and attending social events. However, for many students, this newfound freedom can cause them to […]

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August 9, 2019

What is “Molly”?

What Is Molly? According to DrugAbuse.gov, Molly, also known as methylenedioxy-methamphetamine or MDMA is a synthetic drug that has mood and perception altering effects. It has similarities to both stimulants and hallucinogens, by producing feelings of emotional warmth, pleasure, increased energy and distortion of time perception and altering of sensory perception. MDMA first came to […]

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