Exercise and Sobriety Getting sober is hard. Exercise and sobriety can give drug or alcohol recovery an extra boost. When a person turns from their addiction, many times a void needs to be filled. Physical activity is a positive tool to help fill the void of addiction and give a routine or [...]
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How to Live with a Recovering Alcoholic When a loved one is seeking help for a drinking problem and is on the road to recovery, there is a feeling of instant relief and hope by family members and friends. Not far behind these emotions are doubt and fear. Common concerns as [...]
How to Help a Loved One Avoid Relapse It is a huge relief when a loved one receives professional help for substance abuse. Getting sober is not easy and living a sober life is a life long commitment, but the road to recovery is easier with the help and encouragement of [...]
Addiction: Was I born this way? With drug or alcohol addiction, there is no single factor determining if a person will develop dependency on drugs or alcohol. It is true that a person may be more likely to become an addict over another because of a genetic predisposition. Even though an “addiction [...]
Binge Drinking Binge drinking is the consumption of a large amount of alcohol with the goal of getting drunk. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as drinking alcohol to the level that brings the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to .08 gram percent or above. For [...]
Abstinence Based Treatment vs. Medication Assisted Treatment (M.A.T.) A person suffering from opioid addiction or heroin addiction has options in considering what treatment plan to choose to fight their addiction. While there is an opioid and heroin epidemic and communities, legislatures, and medical communities are working hard to find ways [...]
Prescription Opiate Drugs Prescription opiate drugs and heroin have become an epidemic problem with drug addiction. Opioid overdose deaths are rampant with 20,101 prescription pain reliever overdose deaths and 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015. Opioids are drugs prescribed for pain relief by a doctor. These drugs provide many people the [...]