What Addiction Recovery Looks Like After One Year

What Addiction Recovery Looks Like After One Year

If you ask anybody who has suffered from an addiction what the road to recovery is like, they will likely tell you that it’s extremely difficult and uncomfortable. From the physical discomfort to the lack of hope they consistently feel, being trapped in addiction can seem scary and overwhelming. It doesn’t help that the alcohol […]

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Recovery Trekking: Walking to Get Well

By Milly Day What is Recovery Trekking? In a nutshell, Recovery Trekking is a brand new recovery platform, both for addicts stuck in active addiction, and for those who have already begun their journey, whereby you’re guided along an ancient pilgrimage route as a form of healing for the mind, body and soul. Over the […]

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Compounded Buprenorphine: Opioid Addiction Treatment Reimagined

A miraculous new way for patients to take buprenorphine for opioid addiction This morning, I had an enlightening conversation with pharmacist Dr. Steven Mougeot of Thrive Pharmacy in Jacksonville, Florida. While we spoke of many things relating to the field of opioid addiction treatment, we discussed compounded buprenorphine at length. Dr. Steve manufactures a product in […]

Addicted To Rehab

The following is an article written by Michael A. It is an incredible story of how the detox/rehab system that is considered to be the standard of care is failing. We put faith in these facilities to help our loved ones to get past drug and alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, the result is more often repeated […]

Never Be Cool. Always Be Clean.

Please don’t be so cool. I see it everywhere. People want to be cool. They do various hand gestures. There’s the peace sign, the victory sign. They speak in creaking, cool voices, as if they are holding smoke in their lungs from a deep puff. They walk with cool walks. Accessories and clothing must be […]

Creativity Blocked In Childhood: A Major Addiction Risk?

What causes addiction? The underlying causes of addiction have been written about at great length. There are many theories about what leads up to the tragic expression of this complex disorder. It has been proposed that addiction is partly an inherited condition. Much has been said about the contribution of childhood trauma. Yet, many who […]

Use Disorder – A Better Way To Say You Are An Addict

How is an addict different from someone who has use disorder? If your drug use has led you to detox, drug treatment centers or 12-step meetings, you are most likely very familiar with the term, “addict”. In Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings, members are encouraged to verbally identify as being an addict. Since the 12-step programs […]