Eating Healthy and Nutrition Can Contribute to Keeping you Sober.

Studies have shown eating healthy can greatly contribute to your path of recovery. A common misconception in recovery is that when we are overcoming a drug or alcohol dependency, we should permit ourselves to over indulge in junk food and sweets. We think, ‘why deny ourselves this seemingly harmless pleasure while tackling greater issues?’ In reality, research suggests these poor eating habits may impede our journey to recovery, rather than help. The nutritional dilemma Lifestyle… "Eating Healthy and Nutrition Can Contribute to Keeping you Sober."

5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize

Here are 5 Signs Your Weekend Party Should Come To an End. Bottles. Wine. Booze. Associated with these are the travails of a person who abuses alcohol. There are easily assumed to be lazy. Since they drink from morning to night and are most probably jobless but this is not always true. If you drink only on weekends, does that mean you don’t have a drinking problem? No! If you drink more than four bottles… "5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize"

Gun Homicides Total Less Than Opiate Overdose Rates?

The Opiate Overdose Outbreak The CDC has estimated that overdose connected deaths from Heroin have exceeded the wide range of gun connected murders in 2015. Daily in the United States, an approximated 120 people dies from drug overdose, an estimated seventy-eight of those deaths are from opioid overdoses. Wide spread recommended pain-killers can be responsible for the rise in opioid addiction across the country. Based on the CDC, health care providers wrote nearly a quarter…

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT

Prescription drugs (such as Xanax bars and Oxycodone) were designed to help people get well, but unfortunately they have become a tool that millions of Americans use to abuse their bodies and destroy their lives. Prescription drug addiction is a growing problem, especially among the young, who have access to these medications online and in their parents’ medicine cabinets. With prescription drug abuse on the rise in the United States, it is crucial that those who…

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HOW TO COPE WITH ALCOHOLIC PARENTS

How to cope with alcoholic parents: Alcoholism has become a nightmare that besets every nook and cranny of the society and parents are not left out in these demeaning behaviors. However, there are ways we can cope if we are living with parents who are alcoholics and that is exactly this article will talk about. Helpful suggestions on how to cope with alcoholic parents Be informed. Being aware of how your parent’s drinking affects you can…

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HOW TO HELP AN ALCOHOLIC FRIEND

It is so distressful to watch your love one not having control of themselves. Alcohol addiction is not an easy sickness to bear, whether you are the one battling with the addiction yourself or you are looking from the side-lines. When learning how to help an alcoholic friend you may begin to be discouraged that the addiction will never end. As a person who cares for the alcoholic, you have a very important role to… "HOW TO HELP AN ALCOHOLIC FRIEND"

HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?

Introduction:  It can truly be difficult to watch a buddy, member of a family, or even co-worker battle with alcohol addiction. You could possibly wonder what can be done to improve the condition totally, and whether or not that individual actually needs one’s own help. How Do You Help an Alcoholic How do you help an alcoholic? Assisting an individual struggling with alcohol addiction might without a doubt prove challenging. Nevertheless, this can also be… "HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?"

What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?

Roxicodone is a narcotic pain reliever. It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It might probably also affect other body systems for example, respiratory and circulatory systems at higher doses. Roxicodone Roxicodone is used to deal with average to serious pain. It may be used before surgery to sedate the patient and reduce fear. Roxicodone Roxicodone isn't for the treatment of pain just after a surgery if you do not was… "What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?"

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?

Introduction: It is indeed true that kratom is no news anymore, as it has been a song on the mouth of many (i.e. a drug of concern) over the recent months. Hence, it is very much important that we talk about it once again. This time we are going to talk on: What are the signs to tell if you're addicted to Kratom? And what is the best treatment for kratom addiction? So take a… "DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?"

What are the effects of Crack Cocaine?

How does Crack Cocaine Effect the User? According to DrugFreeWorld.org:  Crack causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the opposite—intense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug. People who use it often don’t eat or sleep properly. They can experience greatly increased heart rate, muscle spasms and convulsions. The drug can make people feel paranoid,1angry, hostile and anxious—even when they aren’t high. Regardless of how much of the drug… "What are the effects of Crack Cocaine?"

HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE

The Hollywood Shuffle of Drug Addiction & Alcoholism Hollywood, where you are only as good as your last work. Hollywood is no stranger to the ravages of various drugs. The curse of needles, sniffles, and marijuana smoke, makes a visit almost too frequently for it not to be considered an integral part of the makeup of Tinsel Town. Scripts follow the same prose. A star gets famous. A star can't keep up with the fame… "HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE"

Ecstasy Addiction

Ecstasy addiction: Club Drug Molly What does it do to you? Ecstasy is the name given to MDMA. Ecstasy is part of the amphetamine group and has both stimulant as well as hallucinogenic properties. It is known as a psychedelic amphetamine. Ecstasy doesn't always contain just MDMA. Ecstasy pills are usually combined with a variety of other substances including caffeine, ketamine and aspirin a doctor anesthetic agent. Sometimes pills containing no MDMA are sold as ecstasy.… "Ecstasy Addiction"

DARE: Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug Abuse Prevention Program

Drug Abuse Prevention Program: D.A.R.E. Drug Abuse Resistance Education The use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing an addiction. Don’t forget, drugs change brain chemistry and this may lead to addiction along with several other severe problems. So, preventing early usage of drugs and / or alcohol could go a considerable way in decreasing these risks. Whenever we can prevent younger people from trying drugs, we could prevent drug dependency. The threat of…

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN

DO YOU WANT THE DEA TO ENACT A KRATOM BAN Introduction: Bowing to public pressure, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it had delayed a decision on whether to classify the botanical substance kratom ban, which is available online in the United States as a dietary supplement, as a dangerous drug with no medicinal use. Some persons however, might wonder, What Is Kratom? Why Has the DEA Wanted to Ban It? Well, let not… "ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN"

Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?

ALCOHOLISM: CAN YOU CURB IT EARLY Alcoholism is an emotive issue in many circles. Not just because it has been linked to a plethora of vices, but because to a lot of people, alcohol is a staple in those moments when they need to unwind. Proponents would say alcohol is only as bad as the user. They isolate themselves from the negative image that alcohol has to carry. After a hard day of work, most… "Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?"

ALCOHOLISM COULD RUIN YOUR SEX LIFE?

Can Alcohol Ruin Your Sex Life? Hate it or love it, you cannot deny the role alcohol has played in aiding the formation of human bonds and the advancement of social interaction. Alcohol has given a voice to the shy man at the bar and the girl who looks like she was forced to be at the club. At some point as the night makes way for the day, these two will, through liquid courage,… "ALCOHOLISM COULD RUIN YOUR SEX LIFE?"

Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin

Teens Film Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin A video is going viral on social media that shows two teenagers filming their parents who are extremely high on heroin. The video starts off with the son trying to wake the mother up who looks like she is in some serious need of a little Narcan. The young man says "you can't be doing this around your kids yo". The young lady in the video laughs and… "Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin"

Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road

How difficult is Recovery from Addiction & Alcoholism Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a long and difficult road for anyone suffering from addiction. The first step is probably the most important, realizing and admitting that one has a problem and need help. The second step would be the detoxification process and/or entering some sort of rehabilitation center. There are several different options for treatment. However, detoxing from the actual drug is of extreme…

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THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

The Story of Mercy a Recovering Alcoholic, Addict and Addiction Specialist Mercy is a 22-year old ray of hope where she comes from. She gets by rather comfortably, by running print ad campaigns. It’s campaign season. Mercy is wiped out from her part-time job. She has regular meetings with a group of recovering alcoholics and drug users. She’s been working with one of the most affected members of the group for nine months now. It has…

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Can you die from detoxing from drugs?

Can you die from detoxing from drugs and alcohol? Can you die from detoxing from drug and alcohol? This is a question that rings in the minds of many people that are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The answers to this question may vary by drug type and the amount used. If you’re alcoholic it is possible to have seizures while detoxing from alcohol. Alcoholic seizures can be horrendous to go through and you should…

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What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?

What do the 12 Steps have to do with Spirituality? It’s very common in most twelve step fellowships to have 12 steps to guide you to recovery.  The most common 12 step fellowships are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These fellowships have written into the twelfth step “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we carry the message to the alcoholic or addict that still suffers.” There is quite a bit…

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Do you know about having fun in recovery?

What are some fun things to do in South Florida when you’re in recovery? The South Florida recovery scene rocks if you’re really rocking it. I mean let’s get real here; most treatment centers in South Florida don’t really have much to offer in the way of fun in recovery. Most halfway houses in South Florida don’t really offer fun activities to do either. So before you lose all hope in the treatment industry in…

"Do you know about having fun in recovery?"