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How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System? The Half-Life of Meth Factors Impacting the Time Drug Tests and Meth Withdrawal Symptoms and Process Effects of Meth Abuse Help for Meth Addiction Methamphetamine is used by over a million Americans every year according to the National Survey on [...]

By | 2017-09-10T06:53:35+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Detox|0 Comments

Finding Help for Polydrug Abuse

Understanding Polydrug Use Although we may think of addiction in terms of a single drug or substance like opioids, cocaine, or alcohol, many addicts have what is known as polysubstance dependence. Polydrug use refers to the use of multiple drugs at a time. Especially common among younger populations, taking [...]

By | 2017-08-18T15:29:40+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Xanax Overdose Causes and Symptoms

Xanax Overdose Causes and Symptoms Xanax® is the trade name of the drug alprazolam. It's a type of benzodiazepine, a class of tranquilizers. Most often prescribed to help treat panic and anxiety disorders, alprazolam is a central nervous system depressant. Overdose is not common but definitely a possibility, and the [...]

By | 2017-08-10T00:07:04+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Suboxone Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline, and Support

Suboxone Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline, and Support Suboxone® is the trade name of a drug that is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid used to help those dealing with opioid withdrawal symptoms, and naloxone blocks the effects of opioids in the brain. Together, they can help prevent [...]

By | 2017-08-09T00:57:09+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

15 Awe-Inspiring Books about Drug Abuse

One of the best ways to understand addiction is to read about it. In psychology this is called bibliotherapy. It is a therapeutic technique whereby you read books about the disorder you are dealing with, in this case addiction. Bibliotherapy is helpful for people who are hoping to recovery from [...]

By | 2017-08-09T00:56:44+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol?

How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol? It is often hard to measure exactly how long it takes for addiction to occur. Let's start by looking at a few of the complicating factors. For one, how will we define addiction? Some studies define addiction as physical dependence, [...]

By | 2017-08-09T00:56:34+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Deal with Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

There are two stages of withdrawal, and they each require a different approach. Most are familiar with the acute stage, which occurs immediately and usually lasts a few weeks at most. This is when the person is most likely to experience physical symptoms of withdrawal. However, it is possible to [...]

By | 2017-08-09T00:56:19+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dating in Recovery – Building Healthy Relationships

Dating is one of those things that can really change the course of someone's recovery. Dating in recovery can be confusing, whether it's two addicts in a relationship or a "normie" and addict dating. There are many suggestions, unofficial guidelines, and things to consider when building relationships surrounding recovery. Dating [...]

By | 2017-08-09T00:56:05+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments