Sound Recovery

June 30, 2016

Naloxone Versus Naltrexone: What You Need to Know

Both naltrexone and nalexone are medications used to block the effects of opioid drugs like heroin. According to, “By blocking opioid receptors, naltrexone also blocks the reception of the opioid hormones that our brain […]
June 29, 2016
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Practices That Actually Help You Live a Better Life

Science and psychology can mess a lot of things up. One day something is being proven as good for you, the next day new research shows that actually, it does more harm than good. Trying […]
June 28, 2016
healthy boundaries

Saying “No” and Other Boundaries

“No.” Did you know that is a full sentence? “No” with a period is a two-letter sentence. One small word makes one big statement. Learning to use this powerful message-sender appropriately can help you to […]
June 27, 2016

Sober Male Icons

Role models are important. Finding someone to look up to on many levels can act as a source of inspiration during some of the darkest times that may prevail in the early years of recovery. […]
June 24, 2016
Drug Policy Reform

Legalization Vs. Medicalization Vs. Decriminalization: Understanding Drug Policy Reform

The world is in a state of crisis when it comes to figuring out how to approach the problem of drugs. At the core is a very dire issue: saving lives. In some areas, death […]
June 23, 2016

Relapse Prevention: Cravings

Cravings are a danger zone for early recovery. When the brain hits the point of cravings, it has passed a threshold of being able to cope with recovery and the challenges being presented by every […]
June 22, 2016

Spotting Manipulative Behaviors

Manipulation is everywhere. At the core, it is the basis of our communication system. Essentially, we manipulate sounds to express thoughts and form words. We then use those words to create sentences to communicate ideas, […]
June 21, 2016

Social Media Addiction

Social media is more irresistible than sex. The desire to engage in activity on Facebook or other social media sites is stronger and harder to resist than the desire for sex, or even for addictive […]
June 20, 2016

Sleep and Early Recovery

A common mark of early recovery is lots of sleep. After the detox phase has passed and the unruly symptoms of withdrawal have finally receded, the onset of emotions and psychological work leaves someone in […]
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