How to Help a Loved One Get Much-Needed Treatment

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 […]

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Opiate Addiction Treatment Success Rate

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 […]

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Opioid Detox Crisis: A State Of Emergency

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 […]

How to Avoid Negatively Enabling an Opiate-Addicted Relative

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 […]

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Cheat Day

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 […]

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Ant McPartlin And Drug Treatment Programs

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 […]

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Maintenance or Taper: What works best when quitting heroin?

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 […]

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Did Trump Cause The Opioid Crisis?

With each day we hear more stories about the consequences of opioid and opiate use. I wonder if Trump is aware of what is happening all over America.  Heroin addiction is out of control. Prescription drugs are being misused and abused. In the midst of this crisis and epidemic, you might ask yourself, “Did Trump […]

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Crossing the line

In recovery, we are taught to look back and see that we were addicts from the very beginning. Often, we can find signs of our addiction going back to childhood and we may even assume that it goes back further in the family tree through our parents and even grandparents. However, in many cases, we can […]