Fighting America’s Opioid Crisis

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (2019)  there were over 70,000 deaths from drug overdoses with over 50,000 of those deaths being opiate related. The nation is experiencing an opioids epidemic which can be combatted by finding help in a residential rehab facility. America is so lucky to now have more drug treatment…

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Choosing a Drug Rehab

When choosing a drug and alcohol treatment center it is important to find the best care that will fit your needs. Some of the following factors will help guide you in choosing the right facility and type of care for you or your loved one! After considering several components that can factor into different addiction…

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First Steps to Becoming and Staying Sober

Chemical substances can change how your mind and bodywork. Using these substances artificially alters the brain’s chemistry, which could lead to dependence and addiction. Today, Our World in Data shows that over 2% of the world’s population has an alcohol or drug addiction. These two are also the leading cause of death from substance abuse.…

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How to Aid Your Loved Ones Through Withdrawal

Withdrawal is and can be a difficult part of the recovery process because it presents various physical and mental obstacles for the individual. Relapse rates are currently as high as 50% during and after the most intensive treatment, so it remains a major issue for addiction recovery programs. Preventing a relapse is the most essential…

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SAMHSA to Launch New “Office of Recovery” to Expand Its Commitment to Recovery for All Americans

Thursday, September 30, 2021 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching an Office of Recovery, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to advance the agency’s commitment to, and support of, recovery for all Americans. September marks National Recovery Month, and in organizing this new…

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Discovering Hope and Healing through Sobriety: Dive into the World of SoberPodcasts.com

Sober Podcast

In a world that’s constantly on the move, seeking inspiration, support, and guidance on the path to sobriety can sometimes be challenging. However, the digital age has brought about innovative solutions, and one such platform that’s making waves is SoberPodcasts.com. This digital treasure trove of audio content is revolutionizing the way individuals navigate their sober…

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Helpful Hints to Combat a Season of Holiday Triggers

The holiday season is here, and while Christmas and New Year’s festivities can be a joyous time, this time of year also brings its own set of stressors. And those stressors can trigger substance use.  Identifying what might drive you to relapse – and having an action plan against those temptations – are the foundational…

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The Role of Telehealth in Addiction and Recovery

Addiction has killed and destroyed the lives of millions of Americans. Drug Abuse Statistics show that over 20 million Americans aged 12 and over have substance abuse disorder. During the pandemic, many healthcare professionals who treated those with addiction issues had to reduce or stop completely physical in-person treatment plans. Enter telehealth. People battling their…

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You’re Not a “Bad” Person for Drinking Heavily

You just need to understand the consequences so you can make informed choices. I have been sober from alcohol for 6 years and I also have a mental health and addictions nursing background. Alcohol addiction runs in my family in a very serious way. I’d say I know a few things about alcohol addiction and…

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