Categoria: Sober living

  • Relapse Triggers & How to Avoid them

    Other than joining therapy groups and treatment programs, accessing relapse prevention workbooks can help immensely. Practicing mindfulness also aids in dealing with triggers without using substances. It helps you break free from unhelpful thought patterns and focus on healthier alternatives for managing stress. Thinking about and romanticizing past drug use, hanging out with old friends,…

  • What is the scope of MDMA use in the United States? National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA

    The nickname “Molly” is short for “molecular.” It often refers to the powder form of the drug, which may be sold in capsules. Developed in 1914 as an appetite suppressant, MDMA gained popularity in the 1980s with young adults at large music festivals and all-night dance parties or raves. Ecstasy can cause spikes in heart…

  • Alcohol Use in Families

    Each of these issues can make it harder to find peace and balance, and many ultimately turn to use and abuse of substances as a means of handling those challenges. To date, existing research indicates that care should be taken when making generalizations about the psychological characteristics of COA’s. Clearly, evidence indicates that as a…

  • Eventbrite Promoted Illegal Opioid Sales to People Searching for Addiction Recovery Help

    Because addiction can affect so many aspects of a person’s life, treatment should address the needs of the whole person to be successful. Counselors may select from a menu of services that meet the specific medical, mental, social, occupational, family, and legal needs of their patients to help in their recovery. Some treat specific conditions,…

  • Most people with alcohol and drug addiction survive : NPR

    Think of a sandy beach, or a fond memory, such as your child’s first steps or time spent with friends. 7 in 10 adults who ever had a substance use problem considered themselves to be recovering or in recovery. The NIH HEAL Initiative recognizes the complexity of recovery and the need to zero in on…

  • Meth Addiction: Causes, Risks, and Treatment

    Nicknames include crystal, speed, zoom, go, crank, tweak, ice, glass, rock candy, shizzo, yaba, fire, uppers, poor man’s cocaine or shards. Some people call it Tina when out in public, because it sounds like they’re talking about a person rather than a drug. According to MethProject.org, the meth addiction factor is extreme—it’s “one of the…

  • Colchester heroin is being laced with synthetic opioids charity

    People who go to support group meetings, such as Narcotics Anonymous, Heroin Anonymous or other recovery groups, tend to have more success than people who don’t access support resources. Once they have a stable history of sobriety from heroin, they can taper off of the maintenance medication. Some people have been on methadone for years,…