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 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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July 15, 2019

Recommended Books on Heroin Addiction and Treatment

Our Recommended Books on Heroin Addiction and Treatment Addiction is a complex brain disease, but luckily there is no shortage of information and resources about it. Whether you are suffering from addiction or you are trying to learn more information about addiction because of a loved one, it is important to learn and understand everything […]

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July 9, 2019

Steps You Can Do to Help Someone Get into Rehab

How to Help Someone Get into Rehab Watching someone you love suffer from addiction can be heart-wrenching. Everything about that person seems to change and the spark they used to have seems to be gone. They may have not only made a lot of physical changes but behavioral ones as well. They might also have […]

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July 2, 2019

Addiction and Red Flags on Social Media

How You Can Spot Red Flags on Social Media When it comes to finding out your loved one might have a heroin addiction problem, there are many signs and signals that present themselves. One of the biggest signs is red flags on social media. These red flags are especially important to look out for because […]

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May 29, 2019

Depression and Addiction

Depression and Addiction’s Dangerous Cycle Every now and then, people experience the blues. After a stressful day at work, relationship issues or a traumatic experience it is normal for people to feel a little bit down for a period of time. However, depression is a very different thing. According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression […]

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May 24, 2019

Suicide and Addiction

The Link Between Suicide and Addiction Addiction can cause a wide range of health problems. Not only can it deteriorate a person’s body physically, but it can make someone’s mental health much worse. This is because addiction stems from a root cause. Often, this root cause is a co-occurring mental health disorder, such as depression […]

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March 4, 2019

What is the Therapeutic Alliance?

Understanding The Therapeutic Alliance The Therapeutic Alliance is a powerful factor in the process of emotional and psychological healing during addiction recovery. There are major four pillars that make up the Therapeutic Alliance, with the singular goal of saving lives and helping you grow a bond with your therapist. The four pillars of the Therapeutic […]

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