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What is addiction counseling?

Odds are, you didn’t set out to become addicted to opioids, but it happens. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, there were an estimated 1.7 million people with opioid related substance abuse problems, with 47,000 deaths resulting from opioid overdose. So, while recovery from addiction may feel like a long, lonely path to travel, you are far from alone...

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8 Tips for Better Sleep During Addiction Recovery

Opiate addiction doesn’t just hurt individuals. It hurts friends, families, and communities. The way people speak to those struggling with addiction (including how people with opiate addiction disorder speak about...

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5 Things to Never Say to Someone with a Drug Addiction

Opiate addiction doesn’t just hurt individuals. It hurts friends, families, and communities. The way people speak to those struggling with addiction (including how people with opiate addiction disorder speak about...

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Staying Fit & Active in Addiction Recovery

When you exercise, your brain secretes hormones that make you feel good. To put it into perspective, whether it be heroin or pain pills, opioids caused the same “feel good”...

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Best Foods to Eat in Addiction Recovery

While the food you eat may not have the immediate impact that drugs or alcohol do, they can certainly negatively impact your long-term well-being. Making the best choices to improve...

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Kratom and Why It Isn’t Approved by the FDA

There are many modes of opioid addiction treatment that have been quite successful in treating the epidemic in America. But the herb kratom isn’t on this list. Knowing what it...

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The Opioid Epidemic: Too Close to Home

Many Americans struggle to truly acknowledge a problem until it’s at our door step. While the opioid epidemic affects millions of people from all walks of life, it doesn’t hit...

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Struggling With Depression During Addiction Recovery

Depression after drug use is a part of a condition called post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS). This is a debilitating syndrome that causes tremors, seizures and a high heart rate among...

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How America Fares In the Opioid Crisis

America is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. The increase in prescription opioids has fueled the incredible rise in opioid dependence, which often results in overdose deaths. Also, Illegally...

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Benefits of Suboxone® Treatment for Addiction

Suboxone®, one of the treatment alternatives for opioid addiction, is a partial opioid antagonist containing buprenorphine and naloxone. Suboxone® is prescribed in an outpatient treatment center and can reduce the...

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