Addiction Recovery Blog

Potential Lethal Combination

Marijuana and Oxycontin Although many states have chosen to allow marijuana to be used for medical purposes, and some have even legalized recreational use, the facts about this drug remain the same. Marijuana alters your brain chemistry when used and can lead to dependence for some people. Many groups state that physical addiction to marijuana [...]

Potential Lethal Combination 2020-09-04T19:20:12+00:00

Boredom and Recovery from Addiction

Dealing With Boredom During Recovery When you are struggling with an addiction, boredom is something that you rarely consider. Addictions often fill the time gaps that people have, which leads to feeling bored. When an addiction is broken, and a person enters into recovery, they must learn when they get bored. Boredom, for [...]

Boredom and Recovery from Addiction 2020-09-04T19:21:37+00:00

Five Changes That Come With Substance Abuse Recovery

Common Changes That Occur Through Recovery When you enter into a drug rehabilitation program, you are making the conscious decision to make changes in your life. You understand that you will face many challenges as you change from a life of addiction to one in recovery. In addition to detoxing your body from [...]

Five Changes That Come With Substance Abuse Recovery 2020-09-04T19:22:23+00:00

7 Important Facts About Addiction and Recovery You May Not Know

Many people who have addictions or have a loved one suffering from addiction know some basic facts about this disorder. However, there are many things about addiction that people simply do not understand until they enter into a rehabilitation center program. Drug and alcohol addiction is a very complex issue and understanding how it [...]

7 Important Facts About Addiction and Recovery You May Not Know 2020-09-04T19:24:11+00:00

Alcohol and Drug Use Increases During The COVID 19 Pandemic

Pandemic Responsible for Increased Drug and Alcohol Use The COVID 19 pandemic has changed everything about the way we live, the way we work, and the way we interact with each other. It has changed how we shop for food and what is available at the grocery stores. It has also altered financial security [...]

Alcohol and Drug Use Increases During The COVID 19 Pandemic 2020-05-05T22:08:22+00:00

The History of Opioid Addiction

Opiate Addiction HistoryHow Pharmaceutical Companies Indirectly caused the Current Opioid Drug CrisisMost people believe that pharmaceutical companies make medicine that will treat people and their conditions. This assumption is the truth. However, pharmaceutical companies have indirectly caused millions of people to be hooked on their prescriptions. This wasn't being done intentionally. The rise in drug [...]

The History of Opioid Addiction 2020-06-28T20:40:06+00:00

Defining Addiction

Addiction is a word that is often overused to describe a thought or action regarding something you enjoy. “I am so addicted to this television program that I can’t wait for it to come out each week,” or similar comments are made as casually as a person saying “hello.” However, real addiction is something [...]

Defining Addiction 2020-06-28T21:11:47+00:00
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