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...
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...
Is Inpatient or Outpatient Treatment Right for Me?

Is Inpatient or Outpatient Treatment Right for Me?

Decide between inpatient and outpatient drug treatment based upon your unique needs and your insurance options When someone you love has a drug or alcohol problem, then getting her to admit that she has a problem is the first step to healing;...
How Important Is a Healthy Eating Plan in Treatment?

How Important Is a Healthy Eating Plan in Treatment?

Integrating nutritious foods into one’s diet while in recovery can lower one’s risks for relapse Substance abuse can harm the body both through the effects of the drug use itself and through the unhealthy habits that usually accompany addiction....
4 Reasons to Enter Treatment for Your Drinking

4 Reasons to Enter Treatment for Your Drinking

Trying to get sober without the help of a treatment program greatly increases your risk of alcohol relapse Getting the right kind of treatment for alcoholism is the first step in learning to live life free from addiction to alcohol. Trying to end...
4 Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab

4 Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab

Feeling comfortable with your decision is the most important aspect of treatment Although all oxycodone rehab facilities have the same goal in mind for their clients (such as sobriety and to learn how to maintain recovery), not all treatment...
What Kind of Treatment Will I Get for an Opiate Addiction?

What Kind of Treatment Will I Get for an Opiate Addiction?

Detox centers provide addicts with safe environments where they can come down from the effects of oxycodone Some treatment facilities address a variety of addiction and mental health illnesses, but others specialize in specific addictions or mental...
Building an Accurate Expectation of Treatment

Building an Accurate Expectation of Treatment

You can pave the way toward sobriety if you learn what happens in rehab Some individuals may have accurate expectations of treatment and the recovery process, while others may have unrealistic views on what their roads to sobriety will entail. No...

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