10 strategies for a successful drug intervention

Setting up an intervention for a loved one can be one of the most beneficial things you can do to help your loved one treat their addiction.  It’s important to have a successful strategy for interventions. Here are 10 ways you can ensure you have a successful intervention for your loved one. Plan the intervention […]

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Stimulant Addiction and Treatment

Coming in the form of prescription medications or illicit substances, stimulants help boost alertness and cognitive function of a person’s central nervous system. They can be addictive and very dangerous when used outside of directed. However, the good news is that many of these addictions can be treated. The most common prescription stimulants include adderall, […]

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The Realities of an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are serious problems and should be treated as such. Common disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and all other eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS). We know these are disorders, but are they related to food addiction as well?   We know that eating disorders can share some of the same characteristics as […]

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Withdrawal Symptoms of Xanax

Alprazolam, the generic name for Xanax, is a benzodiazepine that is primarily used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It works by slowing down the movement of brain chemicals that may have become unbalanced, resulting in a reduction in nervous tension and anxiety. While the drug can be incredibly helpful, it can also cause physical […]

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Shielding Your Kids from Your Recovery

Coping with an addiction when children are in the picture can have consequences. Psychologically children suffer from the impact of a parent’s addiction both in the short and long term. Learned behaviors can have a lasting impact for generations. Find out what to do now to shield kids from addiction recovery and learn steps to […]

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