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Getting Well

Along with all of the uncomfortable and tough times in some substance abuse recoveries comes the best part …. GETTING WELL!! While you do have to wait and work hard, it is worth it! Theese posts are all about getting well and how you can do it.

Methadone vs. Suboxone: What choice is best?

Recovery options for addicts today offer a wide range of programs to suit many different individual needs. In my opinion, and also what worked best for me was “Maintenance Therapy”. The two main maintenance therapies available right now are Methadone and Suboxone. This article takes a detailed look at the differences of both.

Preventing Chronic Relapse | Dealing With Relapse Simplified

Chronic relapse can happen to anyone that is trying to escape the throws of substance abuse.  Some statistics say that the drug/alcohol addiction relapse rate is somewhere around 70%.  From my experience I would agree.  However, you must realize that you are a unique individual.  If you look at statistics you will fail for sure. […]

My Experience With A Liver Biopsy

Yesterday at 8 am I was given a liver biopsy at the hospital. Overall, I would say that the experience was not as bad as I thought it would be. Everyday I’m reminded that my past Heroin use was a huge mistake. This day it made me feel sick to the stomach! The first thing they did was

Exercise Your Way To Recovery

I recently read an article on AOL entitled “Ultra-Grueling Exercise Might Help Drug Abusers Quit”. The story reveals that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was granted $15.7 million dollars to study the  merits of vigorous workouts when it comes to kicking a drug habit. Dr. Madhukar Trivedi said in a statement that “Exercise […]

Vivitrol Is Here!

Vivitrol was approved by the FDA today and is ready to prescribe for opiate addicts. It is a monthly injection of Naltrexone that blocks opioid receptors in the brain. Vivitrol also claims to end cravings for opioid drugs.. Studies have shown great promise for this treatment. It has been around for the treatment of alcoholism […]

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