Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

April 30, 2014
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Addicted Health Professionals Put Patients at Risk

A nurse anesthetist in Houston made a statement concerning addiction that holds a startling hidden truth about our medical community, which is that “the medical community thinks it’s immune from this disease, but that’s not true.” She herself was addicted … Continue reading

April 29, 2014
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Study Finds That Baclofen Drug Has Potential To Prevent Cocaine Prevent Relapse

A study conducted by researchers at Penn Medicine’s Center for Studies of Addiction found that baclofen drug can benefit those who aim to prevent cocaine relapse. Baclofen is a commonly used neurological medication that proved successful at blocking triggers that … Continue reading

April 28, 2014
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Everyone Knows Someone

In our world today, it seems like everyone knows someone who is or was addicted to some kind of substance. The fact and reality is that it’s true. Society in our day and age has many incredibly large doors opened … Continue reading

April 25, 2014
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Help For Families Of Addicts

There is a wealth of information available on addiction treatment, the mechanisms of proper recovery, and the study of addiction both historically and scientifically. Yet somehow countless individuals are affected by this addiction in the US and elsewhere, either dying … Continue reading

April 24, 2014
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Governor Christie Allows EMTs to Administer Narcan to Overdose Victims

Narcan is a drug that when administered at the right time, can reverse the effects of heroin and prescription pain killers. In cases of accidental overdoses, this drug can be life-saving in its ability to stop the fatal reaction in … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
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Meditation May Reduce Drug User Relapse?

A true fact (sadly) about addiction recovery is that between 40 to 60 percent of individuals relapse within one year of completing a recovery program. While there are many different approaches to addiction treatment, the cravings and urges to use … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
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Earth Day 2014: Making it Matter

What is Earth Day, and what does it have to do with addiction? Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22, and the participants, numbering in the millions, are located in every corner of the world. The purpose of … Continue reading

April 21, 2014
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Have You Heard of Fomo Addiction: The Fear of Missing Out

FOMO is the fear of missing out. At first glance, most of you might be thinking of grand life adventures, such as travelling to a foreign country, or going getting lost somewhere on an island. These things can all be … Continue reading