Recovery

Kratom Addiction Treatment

2019-03-19T18:57:24+00:00March 18th, 2019|

What is Kratom? Kratom is related to coffee, but the FDA states it has opioid compounds. Since kratom triggers similar parts of the brain as opioids, it can be used for some people to help detox from opiates. However, withdrawal from kratom is similar to opiates, and therefore users may continue to take kratom [...]

Pop Superstar Bieber Opens up about Personal Xanax Addiction

2019-02-28T22:32:08+00:00February 28th, 2019|

DISCLAIMER: Justin Bieber recently publicly admitted that he has struggled with an addiction to the prescription tranquilizer Xanax.  He has also talked about receiving treatment for depression.  Here, we want to take a look at the complicated relationship between substance abuse and mental illness, as it has manifested in Justin Bieber’s life. “Drugs put [...]

13 Reasons Why I Decided to Quit Drugs and Alcohol

2018-11-14T15:56:48+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Since quitting drugs and alcohol, I’ve never felt better. Here are some reasons why I knew I had to get sober. Before I quit drugs and alcohol, my life was a mess. I nearly lost everything. Relatively speaking, I wasn’t even that bad off, either. I never had the stomach for opioids, so I [...]

How to Find The Best NA or AA Meetings in Denver, CO

2018-11-14T16:07:11+00:00September 15th, 2018|

How to Find The Best NA or AA Meetings in Denver, CO If you have a problem with alcohol or drugs and you’re seeking a solution, our hats are off to you. Addiction to any toxic substance can create insanity in your life and lead to unmanageability (not to mention cause a fatal overdose). It [...]

The 4 Stages of Morphine Withdrawal: Symptoms & Detox

2018-05-11T15:36:34+00:00May 25th, 2018|

We’re not going to lie: morphine withdrawals can suck. Sure, the drug might have been a great pain reliever after you got that knee surgery, but once you’ve started abusing it and become addicted, your body and brain depend on the drug to function properly. Like most other opioids, abusing morphine can lead the [...]

How to Give Yourself (and Others) the Gift of Forgiveness

2018-05-11T15:13:53+00:00May 15th, 2018|

Learning how to forgive yourself is one of the most important steps in your recovery. Let’s face it: if you’ve struggled with alcoholism or drug addiction, chances are that you might be pretty angry at yourself. You might have shown up to your child’s graduation high on cocaine, gotten too drunk at the family [...]

10 Powerful Affirmations for People in Recovery

2018-05-04T23:29:13+00:00May 5th, 2018|

Positive affirmations can be a helpful tool for recovering addicts to use as they work through recovery. After all, overcoming a drug addiction isn’t easy. Between fighting off cravings, repairing any damage your addiction may have caused and trying to get your life back on-track, the early stages of sobriety can be an overwhelming [...]

Drug Categories: How Long Does Each Type of Substance Stay in the Body

2018-02-20T06:22:27+00:00February 20th, 2018|

What You Should Know About How Long It Takes Drugs to Get Out of Your System When you get into recovery, you want to know how long it takes certain addictive substances to leave the body. You may also want an answer to this question because you need to pass a drug test. Although [...]

Relapse Explained: Meaning, Triggers and Prevention

2018-01-07T05:00:04+00:00January 11th, 2018|

Relapse Is Very Common For People In Recovery Relapse is not uncommon for those who are learning to navigate the recovery process. In fact, the experience of relapse is more common among recovering people than continuous sobriety is. As explained in Psychology Today, it seems to be the rule rather than the exception. Research [...]

Finding Suboxone Doctors in Colorado: Cost, Locations, and Information

2017-12-01T23:20:52+00:00November 20th, 2017|

Are You Struggling With An Addiction to Opioids? Opioids are highly addictive pain-killing drugs that can cause your life to spiral out of control. Most people know that heroin is an opioid and understand the dangers that come with using this illegal street drug. However; many people don’t realize that legal prescription medications like [...]

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