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May 23, 2017

Xanax And Alcohol Don’t Mix, Even Though You Keep Mixing Them

Xanax and alcohol just shouldn’t go together. The combination can be deadly, causing someone to completely lose control of their ability to control themselves. Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a drug that is prescribed for reducing […]
May 22, 2017

For Opioid Abuse, Addiction Treatment Is A Life Saver, Literally

It is strange to think that someone with an addiction to opioids wouldn’t seek addiction treatment. When we experience heart problems, we see a cardiologist. Stomach problems warrant a trip to the gastroenterologist. In the […]
May 19, 2017

Here’s What Happens When You’re Out Of Control Emotionally

Feeling out of control in your emotions can feel like a total take over. You feel completely embodied by whatever issue is at hand. For example, if you are angry, you feel the anger in […]
May 18, 2017

This Is Your Brain On Fear And Addiction

Fear lives in the brain. Big Think outlines the way fear operates in the brain. Here, we look at some of those processes and how they relate to the process of addiction. Thalamus The thalamus […]
May 17, 2017

Synthetic Marijuana is the New Zombie Drug

Synthetic drugs are dangerous and can cause people who are on them to be dangerous. Methamphetamine like crystal meth is a well known synthetic drug. Recently, synthetic opioids like fentanyl, carfentanil, and many other analogues […]
May 16, 2017

Listen, It’s Literally All About The Brain

We talk a lot in recovery about taking care of the holistic self- mind, body, and spirit. In order to stay sober and continue living along a path of lifelong recovery, it is important to […]
May 15, 2017

BTW, This Is What All That Alcohol Did To Your Body

Alcoholism can come with a certain sense of invincibility for a period of time. The way alcohol produces dopamine in the brain makes you feel good. In fact, it makes you feel really good. That’s […]
May 12, 2017

No Two Recovery Processes Are Exactly Alike

Addiction is a highly individualized disease. Everyone experiences addiction in a different way. Two people might not experience the same symptoms of withdrawal. Two people might not experience cravings in the same way. What one […]
May 11, 2017

Want To Be A Leader? Take Good Care Of Your Health

Recovery is an opportunity to take hold in your own life and become a leader in your own right. Leadership isn’t cut from cloth, but earned through specific practices and lifestyle changes. In fact, it’s […]