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Getting Through Holiday Blues

Holidays can bring up triggers for addicts and alcoholics, especially those new in recovery. Being around family if you’re really healthy or have long-term recovery can also be challenging. Why? Because it’s often the case that an addict isn’t the only one in the family with our particular DNA, and [...]

By | 2017-12-23T16:42:36+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Get Mentally Healthier for the Holidays

5 Ways to Get Mentally Healthier for the Holidays by Dr. Benjamin Be friendly…to yourself Remind yourself that other people have the same problems that you do Always remember that you are not defined by your problems Get enough sleep Exercise If you visit your primary care doctor, they will [...]

By | 2017-12-15T23:43:40+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Are all Rehabs the Same?

Sept. 21, 2017 “Are all Rehabs the Same?” Wellness in Treatment If you think that all rehabs are the same, then you are mistaken. Some people know this from firsthand experience after being at more than a few treatment centers. However, if you are a first time client, or a [...]

By | 2017-12-22T20:44:04+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|addiction, Detox, Rehab|0 Comments

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