Denial, lack of information, and sheer stubbornness can get in the way of making the important decision to seek treatment for a drug and alcohol problem. Your are intoxicated more often than not: Not every addict or alcoholic is intoxicated all the time. Maybe you’re not intoxicated day and night, but you find that
5 Reasons Why You Should Wait To Date In Recovery
Dating can be great in recovery but it can also be a threat for relapse if you try to get into a relationship before you’re ready. Here is why: You’re Not Sure Where You’re Going To Be In A Year: Recovery can take us places. We discover our likes, our dislikes, and feel worthy
Signs, Symptoms, And Effects Of Suboxone Addiction
Suboxone is a short term prescription treatment for managing withdrawal from heavy opioid drugs like heroin, morphine, fentanyl, and other prescriptions. Containing the partial opioid agonist substance Buprenorphine, it is possible to abuse suboxone in high quantities and become addicted to it. Though the medication contains naloxone, which can reverse opioid overdose, suboxone can still
According To Scientists, There’s Two Kinds Of Love Addiction
“Love addiction” isn’t listed in the DSM-5 it is indeed a very real addiction for those who have to live through it. Anyone who has suffered the pain of a “crush” or the agony of a breakup knows the symptoms. Many of the symptoms mirror those of someone with an addiction to drugs or alcohol.
5 Of The Worst Ways Addiction Can Impact Your Life
Addiction is not always pretty. It’s easy to think “It’s not that bad yet” and avoid seeking help. If this is happening to you, addiction is impacting your life. You’ve experienced legal trouble as a result of your substance abuse: Arrests, DUI’s, license suspension, eviction, theft, crime, selling drugs, buying drugs, domestic violence, public violence,
Medication Management? Use An App For That
Coming to treatment can mean discovering underlying health issues and co-occurring disorders which have never been treated before. Medication might become part of your life, either for a while, or for a lifetime. Managing medication in a safe and responsible way is possible because, like with so many things, there’s an app for that. What
Is Mental Health Easy To Detect?
Mental health disorders can be specific. Being able to diagnose a particular mental health disorder on your own will be a challenge. If you are concerned that a loved one is experiencing struggles with mental health, there are general signs and symptoms you can look for. Often, those who are struggling with mental health issues
How Can I Tell If My Friend’s Drug Addiction Is Out Of Control?
Addiction can quickly get out of hand, consuming someone’s life entirely. If you notice any of these signs in a friend, it is time to inform their family or take measure to intervene. With luck, they’ll agree to treatment and begin a life of recovery, free from drugs. Lack Of Manageability They always end up
5 Tips For Regulating Rage Before It Gets Out Of Hand
Anger and rage are often defense mechanisms for avoiding painful emotions, challenging situations, or escaping from responsibility. Without emotional management, anger can quickly get out of hand and cause problems. Here are five tips for getting through anger successfully. Take That Pause: Once anger hits a boiling point it can be hard to
Be A Rockstar Sponsor And Peer Mentor In Recovery
Making it in recovery makes you an inspiration. Part of the program means passing on your knowledge and experience to others. Be Choosy With Who You Spend Time With Recovery is a challenging process for mind, body, and spirit. It takes a lot of courage, willingness, and open-mindedness to really dive in and the work