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Does Recreational Drug Use Lead to Addiction? | Causes of Drug Addiction

Does Recreational Drug Use Lead to Addiction?

Many people believe that recreational drug use is something you do on weekends or from time to time. Others believe it is something you do once or twice a year. However, the answer is not so easy. There are many circumstances that affect whether occasional drug or alcohol use leads to addiction. Most drugs of […]

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It’s delicious!

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Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It’s delicious.

Although it is left to the imagination, one can decipher from the video, that when Kiwi tastes a golden nugget, it is really drugs and how a habit becomes chronic and turns into an addiction.  It infers that it is about someone who may be walking along, minding their […]

2017-12-27T17:30:50+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: addiction recovery|Tags: , , |

Chester Bennington’s Struggle with Addiction and Mental Illness Which Ultimately Led to His Death

Chester Bennington’s Struggle with Addiction and Mental Illness Which Ultimately Led to His Death

Like the recent death of Lil Peep, the rapper found dead on November 15, from an overdose of Fentanyl and Xanax, Linkin Park’s Singer, Chester Bennington had a long struggle with addiction that resulted in death. Bennington’s struggle with mental illness and addiction came to an end on […]

Addiction Recovery: 5 Tips for Personal Goal Setting

Man sitting under a tree
Did you know that your journey to addiction recovery is more than simply overcoming substance use and abuse? Ending an unhealthy dependence on drugs or alcohol is actually much bigger than that. […]

Does Your Loved One Have an Eating Disorder? Know the Warning Signs!

Women with eating disorders who are hugging

One of the most common myths about eating disorders is that it only affects women in their teens and twenties.

The truth […]

Putting Pen to Paper: Journaling for Recovery

Man journaling on his porch in the morning

Did you know that the simple act of opening a journal and recording your thoughts and feelings can open yet another door to healing?

If you’re on […]

2017-12-04T23:50:38+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Categories: addiction recovery, addiction treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, healing, journaling|

Want help during recovery? There’s an app for that.

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Courageous. Strong. And, determined.

These are just a few of the words used to describe those on a path to addiction recovery. But, where […]

2017-12-04T23:50:24+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: addiction recovery, exercise, holistic drug rehab, motivation, smart phone apps|

Acupuncture for Addiction Recovery

Woman in addiction recovery receiving acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as a holistic treatment for joint pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia and many other medical and behavioral health issues.

In recent years, the use […]