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…"Gun Homicides Total Less Than Opiate Overdose Rates?"
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…"PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT"
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…"HOW TO COPE WITH ALCOHOLIC PARENTS"
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…"DARE: Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug Abuse Prevention Program"
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…"Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road"
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…"THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY"
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…"Can you die from detoxing from drugs?"
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…"What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?"
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?"