Peer Pressure and Addiction

October 10, 2017

Peer pressure. We’ve all felt it. We know intuitively what it is. Finding and belonging to a peer group is…

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Methadone Maintenance Facts

September 28, 2017

If you are willing to seek help to break an addiction to opioids, consider a methadone maintenance program. These programs…

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10 Things You Can Enjoy Without Alcohol and Drugs

September 26, 2017

If you are recovering from substance abuse, filling your nights and weekends with social activities that do not involve alcohol…

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The Opioid Crisis: How Did We Get Here?

September 19, 2017

Earlier this month, when addressing the opioid crisis in the Unites States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking to the annual…

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National Recovery Month

Celebrate Those in Recovery During National Recovery Month

September 12, 2017

Recently President Donald J. Trump proclaimed September 2017 as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. So what exactly does…

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Addiction and ADHD

ADHD and Addiction: The Interesting Connection Between Them

August 30, 2017

My child has been diagnosed with ADHD and our doctor is suggesting they begin taking medicine to control their symptoms….

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Drug Addiction: Getting Rid of the Stigma

August 25, 2017

We all have stigmas like drug addiction associated with us. Telling someone your political beliefs can automatically create a stigma….

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“Focus on your recovery!” A Methadone Treatment Success Story – Jacob

August 8, 2017

“Focus on your recovery” is a message that Jacob, 26, of Arizona wants to share with others who want to…

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Oxycodone Detox: 4 Reasons To Avoid Relapsing At All Costs

June 23, 2017

No one says that oxycodone detox is easy. It is really tough, as is recovery from any opiate. It may…

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Opioid Withdrawal and Your Newborn – Durham, NC

June 11, 2017

If you (or someone you know) is pregnant and is dependent on opioids such as painkillers or heroin, you probably…

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