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4 Sober Activities For Valentine’s Day

4 Sober Activities For Valentine’s Day

4 Sober Activities For Valentine's DayGet moving to a new rhythm this valentine’s day. Everything you need to get out and stay active is in these four tips, no matter who you’re spending this special day with. Our holistic recovery approach is centered in outdoor...

The 5 stages of Addiction Recovery

The 5 stages of Addiction Recovery

The 5 stages of Addiction Recovery Taking the first step is always the hardest part of any new journey. The fear and anxiety of the unknown can cause us to avoid doing the things that can greatly improve our lives if we just took that first leap of faith. For those...

Are Eating Disorders Common For Addicts?

Are Eating Disorders Common For Addicts?

Are Eating Disorders Common For Addicts?Mental health disorders can show themselves in a range of different ways. Sleeping too much, substance abuse, eating disorders, the list goes on. They all take a serious tole on the mind and body individually, let alone when...

How to Get Sober From Heroin

How to Get Sober From Heroin

How to Get Sober From HeroinOver the years, heroin addiction and drug use have skyrocketed in the U.S. According to research, almost 21 million Americans have at least one addiction, and only 10% of them receive treatment. And about 494,000 Americans over the age of...

What To Do If You Are Having A Bad Trip

What To Do If You Are Having A Bad Trip

What To Do If You Are Having A Bad Trip What are Hallucinogens? Hallucinogens, also known as “psychedelics” are “mind manifesting” substances. There are two kinds: 1. Man made - LSD- PCP- Ketamine 2. Natural (plant or mushroom) - Psilocybin mushroom (magic mushroom) -...

Can You Get Sober From Methadone Treatment?

Can You Get Sober From Methadone Treatment?

Can You Get Sober From Methadone Treatment? What is Methadone? Methadone treatment is one of the many forms of addiction treatment for opiate addicts. The drug falls under the category of opiate analgesics. It’s used to treat people with opiate addictions. Efficient...

6 Foods That Can Help Make Alcohol Detox Easier

6 Foods That Can Help Make Alcohol Detox Easier

6 Foods That Can Help Make Alcohol Detox Easier In a world where it is normal to have alcohol with breakfast, just how much is too much? Have you ever: Felt you should cut down on your drinking?  Become defensive when other people comment on your drinking tendencies? ...

Is Opiate Withdrawal Dangerous?

Is Opiate Withdrawal Dangerous?

T he addictive properties of opiates increase the risk of overdose. When abused, opiates can cause severe long-term damage both physically and mentally.  When one has taken a large number of opiates, the opiate receptors react with the receptors in the body to create...

What is medically assisted detox?

What is medically assisted detox?

What is medically assisted detox?Before we start our discussion on medically assisted detox treatment, we should be aware of the common misconceptions regarding detoxification processes occurring in detox centers these days. People spread rumors that the addicted...