My goal is to provide visitors with detailed treatment options and recovery resources. Drawing on the principle of, "one addict helping another", it is my hope that each person will gain enough information to formulate their own personal roadway to recovery.
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It is a generally accepted fact that we (US & Canada) are experiencing an “Opioid Epidemic.” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, recently declared this epidemic a National Health Emergency and signed an Executive Order to provide authority to various government departments regarding a rapid response plan. The Center for Disease Control and… via [...]
According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Addiction is defined as a primary, chronic, and relapsing brain disease characterized by an individuals pathological need to pursuing of rewards and/orrelief from Substance Use Disorder and other disorders. The Opiod Epidemic: A National Crisis The Opiod Epidemic is the leading cause of death in The United states [...]
The American Society of Addiction Medicine defines addiction as the following: “Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. […] [...]
The disease of addiction has been referred to as a “feelings disease.” As an addict, I often-times wold drink or drug to avoid dealing with my emotions because I didn’t know how to deal with them the right way. I went to an inpatient rehab in Florida and while I was not able to stay [...]
Every addict is capable of escaping the chains of active addiction. Who better to understand and help an addict than another addict in recovery who has lived it and can share their experience and guidance? There is no "recipe for success". Each person must create their own specific path to recovery. On this website, I [...]
The first thing I'd lke to mention is a bit of a disclaimer. I am not providing my testimony so that anyone will feel sorry for me. I truly believe that we do recover and that any addict seeking freedom from active addiction can recover with the help of those that have gone before. I [...]