Treatment

October 28, 2020
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yoga for addiction

Healing Arts: The Power of Yoga for Addiction Recovery

Recovering from addiction can be a terrifying process to go through, and struggling with withdrawal symptoms can make your healing feel impossible. It’s easy to feel alone and misunderstood while getting past your addictions. How can you move forward and start to heal after living with your addictions? Yoga for addiction has been studied for several years now and has […]
October 26, 2020
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Fentanyl vs Heroin: What You Should Know

What is fentanyl?  Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever, 80 to 100 times more potent than morphine, that is typically used for severe pain treatment and management for patients who are physically tolerant to other opioids.  In prescription form, fentanyl is known by brand names such as Duragesic®, Sublimaze® and Actiq®. In its prescribed form, it comes in transdermal […]
October 26, 2020
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acupuncture benefits

Acupuncture Benefits: Can It Help in Addiction Recovery?

If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you may be surprised to learn that acupuncture could be helpful in recovery. The 2,000-year-old Chinese practice of acupuncture has been used to treat various conditions for centuries. We know now that acupuncture benefits can also be seen in addiction rehabilitation. From what acupuncture is to how it can help […]
October 24, 2020
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art therapy

How Art Therapy Is Used in Addiction Treatment

Research suggests that art therapy can reduce pain and anxiety as well as improve one’s mood. If you or a loved one are afraid of going to rehab because it seems sterile and clinical, you should know that art therapy is increasingly being incorporated into addiction treatment programs. Used as a part of a holistic treatment program, art therapy can […]
October 22, 2020
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Fentanyl Addiction: Symptoms and Treatment

What is fentanyl?  Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever, 80 to 100 times more potent than morphine, that is typically used for severe pain treatment and management for patients who are physically tolerant to other opioids.  In recent years, overdoses resulting in death from using fentanyl have increased rapidly and dramatically. In 2015, fentanyl related deaths only made up […]
October 22, 2020
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alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Top 10 Major Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

1 in every 8 Americans struggles with alcoholism. The fight to overcome the addiction can take a toll on not only those who suffer from the disease but also their family, friends, and coworkers.  Attempting to stop using alcohol abruptly can have its consequences as well. We have put together a list of the 10 major alcohol withdrawal symptoms you […]
October 20, 2020
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staying sober

Staying Sober: 9 Tips for Substance Use Disorder Recovery

In 2017, nearly 20 million Americans over the age of 12 battled with a substance use disorder. Sadly, nearly three-quarters of those who were struggling with substance use issues also suffered from an alcohol use disorder. If you’ve gone through the hard work of getting sober, that’s incredible and worth celebrating! At the same time, you’ve got to keep your […]
October 18, 2020
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Top 10 Major Crack Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

When a person’s body becomes addicted to crack cocaine, it doesn’t take long to develop a chemical dependence on the drug just to be able to function as it normally would. The human body is designed to right itself; it learns to incorporate the chemicals provided by crack cocaine into daily functionality. For this reason, when an addict stops using, […]
October 16, 2020
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intervention

Staging an Intervention: 9 Helpful Tips to Planning a Successful Intervention

Did you know, around 10% of adults in the US will have a drug use disorder during their lives? Are you are worried about a loved one who appears to be abusing a drug? It may be time to step in and say something.  In this article, we’ll look at the best way to stage a successful intervention. By doing […]