Learning the language of addiction counseling for recovery success How do you go about learning the language of addiction counseling and why is it so important? Language is a powerful tool. If used improperly, language can work against us in achieving our goals. Counselors can make all the difference. When it comes to success, you will … Continue reading Learning The Language Of Addiction Counseling
How long does Suboxone stay in your system after taking the last dose? “How long does Suboxone stay in your system?” When a drug addiction treatment patient asks this question, it is important that I know why they are asking. The reason I must know is so I can discuss the risks of stopping Suboxone. … Continue reading How Long Does Suboxone Stay In Your System?
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) says prevention is key in dealing with drug addiction. It’s an entirely preventable disease. However, in cases wherein prevention no longer works, then timely and proper treatment are crucial to recovery. If a loved one suffers from addiction, you can offer support and assistance by … Continue reading How to Help a Loved One Get Much-Needed Treatment
Opiate Addiction Treatment Success Rate: How do I get the best results? When we want to get the best opiate addiction treatment success rate, we need to look at what works best. Treating addiction to opiates can be hard. Opiate addiction is mental and physical. First, you have to get the drugs out of your … Continue reading Opiate Addiction Treatment Success Rate
Opioid Detox Needed to Address National Emergency. The president has declared a national emergency in the US and opioid detox is going to be a priority. Some states have already declared emergency status. Boston is in crisis. Massachusetts has declared an emergency due to a high level of opioid use and overdoses in the Boston … Continue reading Opioid Detox Crisis: A State Of Emergency
Knowing that your loved one suffers from opiate addiction can be a daunting thought. It’s never easy to deal with drug addiction in family or friends. However, while showing your support is crucial, not knowing how to handle the situation could do more harm than good. If you’re enabling your relative, that’s going to lead … Continue reading How to Avoid Negatively Enabling an Opiate-Addicted Relative
Have you heard of cheat day? Have you heard of cheat day? When you hear mention of cheat day, it usually refers to the food plans of serious athletes. To the overweight dieter, the words are immediately appealing. What about recovering drug users? Is there ever a situation where a cheat day for drugs might … Continue reading Cheat Day
Regret and the consequences of addiction. In the literature of recovery they discuss the dire outcomes of active addiction. According to the literature, it is inevitable that if you don’t stop using drugs, you will end up either imprisoned or you will end your own life. Along the way, you may bounce in and out of … Continue reading Addiction and Regret: Lost Opportunities, Lost Freedom and Wasted Time.
Ant McPartlin And Drug Addiction Facilities Ant McPartlin is a British television star. He is an award winning star of a popular comedy. His fans were unaware that he was suffering from drug addiction. It turns out that he has been dealing with addiction to prescription pain pills for about a year. How did this … Continue reading
Heroin use is increasing. Maintenance or Taper are treatment methods to help you quit. This deadly and highly addicting drug is destroying lives. Yet, there is hope. Medical treatment can help you to quit heroin. The question is, maintenance or taper? Detox programs use Subutex Subutex is a brand name for buprenorphine. This is a … Continue reading Maintenance or Taper: What works best when quitting heroin?