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23 12, 2017

Getting Through Holiday Blues

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

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 [...]

15 12, 2017

5 Ways to Get Mentally Healthier for the Holidays

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

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 [...]

2 10, 2017

“Are all Rehabs the Same?

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

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 [...]

10 09, 2017

How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

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

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 [...]

18 08, 2017

Finding Help for Polydrug Abuse

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

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 [...]

9 08, 2017

Xanax Overdose Causes and Symptoms

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

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 [...]

24 07, 2017

Suboxone Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline, and Support

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

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 [...]