The ego, just like addiction, is cunning, baffling and powerful (to borrow a phrase from AA). To say it is tricky to manage is a colossal understatement – if we’re not constantly vigilant and present with our thoughts, it will sneak right up behind us when we least expect it. Before we know it, we’re acting in ways that we know deep down are not for our best benefit, and […]
A Recovery Coach is an upward trending role in a variety of fields. There are coaches available to help you with your:
weight loss goals
build or grow your business
guide you to better health and fitness
the most pretentious of all…a LIFE coach
For addicts in recovery, though, a professional, legitimate and sincere Recovery Coach can be literally a life and death difference. This is someone who guides and supports, sharing their experience of successful recovery from […]
I have received a Naltrexone implant before after I realized that I can’t beat the addiction on my own. From day one after the implant I felt that I had more energy, I can think more clearly and my business benefits from this as I can make more informed decisions. At no stage after the implant I felt a need or craved for drugs or alcohol as I was high […]
As an addict, using to stay high, to feel ‘normal’ or to avoid withdrawals (which is inevitably the end-game) is just part of the cycle of everyday life. And as we all know, just that looming fear of withdrawals controls our thinking and behavior as much as anything.
When we start to feel, sick or know it is coming, we pick up the phone, call our source, we get what we […]
September 20, 2017
Is Outpatient Drug Rehab A Scam? There are a few reasons why some people believe that outpatient drug treatment isn’t effective.
September 7, 2017 For those of us with little to no experience with how to treat alcoholism or addiction, when we think of rehab, a lot of different things come to mind. Going away for 30 days, entering a sober living, going to a detox, or going to outpatient. Once we do some research
August 28, 2017
Opioid Addiction Remains a Big Problem: It is estimated that between 26.4 million and 36 million people abuse opioids worldwide.
August 14, 2017
Addiction is a chronic medical disease that can, and must be managed. There is no cure, but just like other chronic medical conditions, it can be treated and controlled.
One drink is too many, and a thousand is not enough, goes the classic adage from Alcoholics Anonymo…
July 28, 2017
Very few people who start taking an opioid ever think about the challenge of detox and withdrawal, but for an addict, the process is painful and extraordinarily difficult.
July 20, 2017
An outpatient alcohol program is a type of alcohol addiction treatment shown to be as effective (or more effective) than residential rehab. While outpatient programs require participants to travel to a facility for treatment, they can offer flexible program times and r…