LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS

Introduction: There are many factors that can lead to chemical dependence; a young adult can succumb to a new environment facilitating drug addiction, hanging around “the wrong crowd,” reacting to an emotional or physical trauma, or any number of other reasons. Many parents are faced with some excruciating choices: rehabilitation, incarceration, dislodging the addict from the family home, to name a few. In our experience, drug addiction help for parents can be summed up in…

"LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS"

WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?

Introduction: Many today have heard of the word dual diagnosis, and this had led them to keep asking; what is dual diagnosis treatment? And what is dual diagnosis treatment like? Well, for such ones and also for those who think they know dual diagnosis, this article is for you. We are going to focus on the two question raised in the previous sentence. What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is the term used when a… "WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?"

What are the best detox medications for cocaine?

Treatment of Cocaine Addiction: What are the best detox meds for cocaine? Cocaine Addiction keeps on being an important public problem in the United States. However some addict or alcoholic patients can respond well to treatment counseling. However, much of the psycho-social treatment is insufficient. Therefore, the implementation of a good medication for the treatment of cocaine addiction is a research priority. However, in spite of several years of research, no drugs have emerged as consistently effective for the remedy…

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MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted

Improved Treatment Plan: for the MICA Mentally Ill Chemically Dependent Patient The absolute most popular model of substance abuse cure in the United States is the twelve step approach. This approach expanded out of AA and NA Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and requires motivating patients to adopt the illness model of dependency, or label themselves as alcoholics or possibly recovering addicts from going to twelve step meetings, to acquire and utilize a sponsor, and… "MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted"

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"

BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX

Withdrawal and Suboxone Generally, by way of practice, persons undergo rehabilitation (i.e. medical detox treatment) and intensive therapy treatments. Heroin and other opiates are unique because there are prescription medications available to help with both withdrawal and abstinence maintenance. When it is heroin, anyone can be treated in recovery with buprenorphine (Suboxone), methadone or naltrexone. Any medication can have different release times, but everything will be either an in-clinic visit or require a prescription for… "BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX"

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…

"THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY"

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?"

Are you struggling with methadone addiction?

Do you want to get off of Methadone? Methadone is a synthetic opioid prescribed for chronic acute pain or for the detoxification process for heroin or prescription opioid addicts. Methadose is most commonly sold by the brand name Dolphine, Symoron, Amidone, Methadose, Physeptone, and Heptadon. Methadone or Methadone can be taken orally, intravenous, sublingual and through the rectum. Methadose is more known for what's called," Methadone Maintenance Therapy". Methadose maintenance has been becoming more and more common over… "Are you struggling with methadone addiction?"

Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy?

Why Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy? When you’re treating an addiction to drugs and alcohol relapse prevention therapy and be important in avoiding relapse. A relapse occurs when the addict in recovery returns to the addictive behavior, meaning he starts drinking or using drugs again. Many addicts relapse on drugs and alcohol due to acting out on old behaviors.   Some of the signs that precede a relapse: Angry or disgruntled behavior (yelling – lying –…

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What You Need to Know About Alcohol Relapse Prevention

Do you know about relapse prevention? Most people don’t realize that a relapse starts weeks, even months before you start drinking alcohol again. There are a few signs that you are given to. However, since you’re not actively searching for them, most people don’t even notice them. This ends with a relapse, which is why I am writing about relapse prevention. According to Gorski relapse prevention methods and studies, there are 3 different stages of…

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The Importance of Morning Positive Affirmations

30 Positive Affirmations to Kick Off the Week Positively Why are affirmations so important? Affirmations are important because they allow you to assure yourself of who you are and what you’re capable of. They also further affirm the facts about yourself which you may or may not believe to be true. Affirmations can be negative or positive; in fact you may already tell yourself affirmations throughout the day already without even knowing it. For example… "The Importance of Morning Positive Affirmations"

Getting Healthy and Recovering from Addiction

Recovering from addiction isn’t an easy task, but once you have recovered it shouldn’t just stop there… So… you’ve solved the drink and the drug problem. I am truly grateful that you have. The truth is though; the journey to recovery doesn’t just stop there. The reality is that over the years of drinking and drugging we have done a lot of damage to our bodies and we need to work on it as soon… "Getting Healthy and Recovering from Addiction"

How to Cope with Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms & How to Cope Right now our country in overwhelmed with an influx of heroin and opiate addiction. It’s on such a scale that the treatment industry as a whole is overwhelmed and can’t help everyone that calls into their rehabilitation center looking for drug and alcohol treatment. Many give up hope and turn to detoxing from home “cold turkey”. We wouldn’t recommend you do this, but if you do here is… "How to Cope with Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms"

Relapse Prevention and Our Emotional Barometer

The Emotional Barometer Explosion That Precedes Relapse Understanding Your Emotional Barometer Could Prevent Relapse. 99% of humans have an emotional barometer. As humans we’re created to experience many emotions like anger, sadness, happiness and joyfulness. Unfortunately, many of us have been raised by family and conditioned to believe that certain emotions are wrong to have or we’re wrong for acting out on them. We can handle these emotions in either a negative way or a… "Relapse Prevention and Our Emotional Barometer"