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Suboxone is commonly known as a detox medication, intended to reduce the discomforts associated with withdrawal from heroin and other opioids of abuse. Many believe that this is Suboxone’s primary use. However, this is a common fallacy. One that is spoken often. Although Suboxone is widely used as a detoxification aid, that’s not actually it’s […]Continue reading
Staying well-nourished is extremely important to overall health. While everyone benefits physically and mentally from improved nutrition, people in addiction recovery will find that good nutrition can spur their recovery.How We’re WiredIn active addiction, it is common to have less neurotransmitters functioning in the brain due to poor nutrition and altered amino acids. Levels of […]Continue reading
There will be plenty of parties and lots of Christmas cheer, but the holidays can be incredibly difficult for those in early addiction recovery. The stress of traveling, shopping, finances, and expectations. The triggers are everywhere. Don’t put yourself at risk. Start making a plan with your sponsor (and if you don’t have one, get one). […]Continue reading
Five Tips for Job Hunting in Recovery Going to a job interview can be daunting in the best of circumstances. Now that you’re in recovery from addiction, you may bring a whole host of other concerns to the interview, like how to discuss the lapses in your resume. As you prepare for your next job […]Continue reading
Last week Congress passed a landmark bill authorizing a significant increase in the level of support to addicts and addiction treatment providers throughout the country. However, like all political events there’s more to this story than meets the eye. Whether you’re the loved one of an addict, an addiction treatment provider, or an emergency medical […]Continue reading
Everyone knows someone who’s been through a unimaginable experience, yet somehow manages to keep smiling. People like that usually come to mind when we lose it over small things, like having trouble finding a parking spot or unloading the groceries only to realize we forgot the milk. Although there are some people whose natural predisposition […]Continue reading