holistic treatments for anxiety

Are There Any Holistic Treatments for Anxiety? Supplements and Activities

There are many holistic treatments available to help with your anxiety. Did you know that more than 18 percent of adults are affected by anxiety disorders each year in the United States? Anxiety is a common mental health disorder. There are different kinds of anxiety ranging from general to social.  Many people that suffer from…

recovery cliches, recovery sayings, phrases in recovery

9 Cliches You’ll Hear in Recovery and What They Mean

Cliches stand the test of time because they’re true. In recovery, cliches abound—they’re a simple way to remember certain truths that are important to keep close at hand, especially when faced with difficult situations. But they can often sound close to scientific jargon to the unfamiliar, so I’ve put together some of the most common…

Do's and don'ts of recovery

5 Do’s and Don’ts in Recovery

  Not everyone is willing to get help for addiction. Among those who do, 40% to 60% who try to recover from a substance use disorder (SUD) will relapse. Addiction recovery is a process and is going to take time. There’s no right or wrong way. Let’s take a look at 5 do’s and don’ts…

World Mental Health Day

Table of Contents #WorldMentalHealthDay This day, each October, World Mental Health Day is observed worldwide. It’s a day for awareness, mental health education, and advocacy against stigma. It’s also an opportunity to talk about what can be done to make mental care a reality for people all over the world. Several organizations, The Substance Abuse…

My HONEST Recovery Key Tag

Hey guys, I am an addict and you can call me Kayleigh. My clean date is July 9th, 2018. I have a sponsor, who has a sponsor, who has a sponsor. I work the twelve step program of Narcotics Anonymous. I have a higher power of my own understanding, and I attend meetings (almost) everyday.…

rehab for cocaine addiction

How to Make the Most Out of Rehab for Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine abuse is quite common in America, and many addicts need rehab for cocaine addiction. Over 2 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction to cocaine. Many of these people use cocaine as a party drug. They mix it with other substances, like alcohol. Mixing cocaine with other illicit substances can prove…

signs and symptoms of marijuana

Understanding The Signs and Symptoms of Marijuana Withdrawals

Marijuana is one of the most abused drugs in all of America, so understanding the signs and symptoms of marijuana withdrawals is quite important. Many admit to using the drug at least once. Many Americans are regular users. They first smoked marijuana for fun, but have since started to rely on this drug to unwind…

rehab for heroin addiction

Rehab for Heroin Addiction: Comparing Methadone, Buprenorphine and Naltrexone

Rehab for heroin addiction usually involves some form of medical detox. Heroin dependence completely rewires the brain. It causes an influx of dopamine and other neurotransmitters. Those who have developed dependence usually experience serious side effects when withdrawing from the drug. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can be difficult to cope with. Depending on the severity of…

Does NA Work

Building a Strong Social Network: Does NA Work?

Does NA work, and should drug abusers attend Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings to aid in their recovery against drug addiction? What is Narcotics Anonymous? There are a lot of questions surrounding this type of support group. Many addiction treatment centers recommend that their patients attend at least one meeting. This will give them a better…