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Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction is possible with commitment

Drug addiction is a complex disorder that can involve virtually every aspect of an individual’s functioning in the family, at work, and in the community. Because of addiction’s complexity and pervasive consequences, drug addiction treatment typically must involve many components. Some of those components focus directly on the individual’s drug use. Others focus on restoring […]

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 1 Week

1. Psychiatric Comorbidities May Raise Risk For Sedative Use Disorder In Patients With Opioid Use Disorder Over half of the sample attained opioids through their own prescription, and 47.2% of patients with co-occurring sedative use disorder attained sedatives by prescription. (psychiatryadvisor.com ) 2. Locked Down And Liquored Up: Research Reveals The Truth About Australians’ Drinking […]

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – June 4 Week

1. Does ‘mommy Brain’ Last? Study Shows Motherhood Does Not Diminish Attention Mommy’s brain’ is a long-held perception that mothers are more forgetful and less attentive. A new study shows that mothers are equally as attentive, or more attentive than. ( sciencedaily.com ) 2. Stigmas Identified in Nurse Practitioners’ Attitudes Toward Managing Mental Health Conditions […]

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – June 3 Week

1. Even ‘Low-Risk’ Drinking Can Be Harmful It’s not just heavy drinking that’s a problem — even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new. (sciencedaily.com) 2. Differences In Anxiety, Depression According To Current And Former Smoking Status Both stable current smokers and individuals who had […]

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Rehab doesn’t mean your admitting weakness and vulnerability

Private alcohol rehab starts with a first step. California alcohol rehabs don’t work miracles, after all…and they certainly can€™t help patients who refuse to be helped. If you’re going to get better, it’s going to be because you muster the courage and the strength to enroll in an alcohol rehabilitation program. No, it won’t be easy, […]

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