COVID-19 Preventative Measures

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

Amethyst Recovery Center continues to provide essential substance use disorder services for individuals impacted by addiction during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are currently accepting patients for our Detoxification and Residential Treatment Programs. Our team is focused on the health of our community while reducing barriers for individuals seeking treatment. Highlights of Amethyst’s response to…

coronavirus-addiction-quarantine

Should I Still Attend Treatment During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

As the days pass by, the Coronavirus pandemic is still claiming the livelihood of many. Even those who aren’t showing symptoms live in uncertainty, wondering with each passing second if Corona will come for them or their loved ones.  State and government regulations all across the globe are tightening on social activity; many are confined…

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…

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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…