Will Insurance Cover an Addiction-Caused Hospital Trip?

Will Insurance Cover an Addiction-Caused Hospital Trip?

Health emergencies requiring a trip to the ER are usually covered by insurance Paying for addiction-related health expenses can be challenging. Co-pays and deductibles differ from policy to policy, but for the most part, addiction treatment is a...
Who Can I Talk to if I Don’t Trust My Family?

Who Can I Talk to if I Don’t Trust My Family?

If an addict isolates himself from family, then he may not know who can help with overcoming addiction Some addicts are lucky to have a strong support system that pushes them to better lifestyles and to strong recoveries. However, other drug addicts...
What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much

What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much

Knowing the warning signs of oxycodone use can help save an individual’s life OxyContin is the brand name for a time released formula of oxycodone, which is a narcotic analgesic or a medication that reduces pain. Oxycodone is primarily used to...
Taking the Step to Get Mental Health Treatment at a Rehab Center

Taking the Step to Get Mental Health Treatment at a Rehab Ce

Addressing a mental health condition at a rehab center helps you focus on getting well with the best medical care available When someone struggles with mental illness, being admitted to a rehab center may become the only way to protect her. Mental...
How to Get Perspective on Your Addiction

How to Get Perspective on Your Addiction

Joining an ongoing support group is the best way to continue to learn and grow in your newfound life free from drugs Being aware of how your addiction has impacted the people around you can be difficult. The very nature of addiction makes it almost...
How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

When combined with other forms of treatment, detox can save your life and initiate your recovery Neither addiction nor painkiller abuse are about low morals or mental weakness; in fact, addiction is a chronic medical condition that directly affects...
Giving Back: Finding Healing in Helping Others

Giving Back: Finding Healing in Helping Others

Helping others helps those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction heal from their wounds Addiction is by its nature a self-centered disease. Those who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol are consumed by the desire to use drugs or...
3 Ways to Make Your Sobriety Your Priority

3 Ways to Make Your Sobriety Your Priority

Sobriety partners are those who understand your journey and know what it takes to live life without alcohol by Melissa Riddle Chalos Getting and staying sober from alcohol or drugs like oxycodone requires a lifetime commitment to a one-day-at-a-time...
3 Reasons to Not Waste Time before Getting Sober

3 Reasons to Not Waste Time before Getting Sober

By avoiding treatment, the addict is placing both his health and those he loves at risk Oxycodone is a narcotic, highly addictive medication, which helps reduce an individual’s pain from injuries, arthritis, cancer, and other miscellaneous...
What to Do After Treatment for Benzos

What to Do After Treatment for Benzos

Adopting healthy habits is an important part of all addiction recoveries Benzodiazepines (benzos) are a class of drugs that treat anxiety, seizures and insomnia. These drugs work by calming neurotransmitters in the brain that have become over...

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