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Dabbing Marijuana? See You in the Hospital

The age old testament marijuana isn’t dangerous is far from the truth. While considered one of the “softer” drugs, marijuana is undoubtedly addictive. Legalization should not be confused with saftey; MJ poses tangible threats to your physical and psychological well being. Just look at prescription medications and alcohol. Anything can be...

Healing With Animal Therapy!

Dog fact: Humans have kept dogs as companions for over 12,000 years. When you think of addiction recovery treatments and therapy options, odds are images of traditional methods come to mind: a therapist’s office, a group therapy session, maybe a scene involving someone suffering from the symptoms of withdrawal (thankfully...

Why You Should Support the Addiction Community Even if You’re Not Addicted

Ever hear clamoring about addiction reform and think to yourself “We should just lock them all away?” Are you frustrated with frequent media coverage about rising overdose rates, or appalled by mothers who leave their infants on train tracks because they was high on Flakka? What about Jessica Riffey who...

Walgreens Introduces Narcan in 36 States and Drug Disposal in 40

Naloxone by Intropin licensed under CC by 3.0 The long awaited prescriptionless Narcan is finally here! (Well, almost.) In a press release from Walgreens on February 9th the pharmaceutical super-giant announced Narcan will be available in more than 500 Walgreens in 36 states. Whatsmore, Walgreens will introduce drug disposal receptacles...

New Research Confirmation: Marijuana Ruins Your Memory, Man

I have bad news for all my pot-loving friends out there: pot is bad for you. Marijuana smoking: is it as safe as they claim? Now, now- before all of the pro-marijuana activists come forth ranting about all the medical applications for marijuana, hemp oil, and the like and the...

Top 5 Addiction Recovery Books

Did you know reading can help improve cognition and further your sense of empathy? Reading can play a critical role in your recovery if you allow it to. In fact, studies show reading helps develop working memory- a key aspect of successful recovery from addiction. The study surrounds itself on...

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders: The 5 Most Common Combinations

Overcoming a substance abuse disorder can be difficult enough on its own: learning to cope with stresses without turning to drugs or alcohol, identifying the triggers of your urges, learning to handle cravings, and rebuilding your life- people in recovery must undergo a complete transformation in order to achieve sobriety....

It Takes a Village: Finding the Right Support System in Addiction Recovery

Learn to navigate sobriety and your social life with our eBook! If you’ve been following our blog or any of our social media pages, then you know we recently released two eBooks- both of which are available for free download now! Focused on the importance of having the right support...

New Science Supports Addiction as a Brain Disorder

American society is finally catching on to something we’ve known for a while now: addiction is a disease of the mind, not a flaw in morality. For some reason, people are quite resistant to believing that- most likely due to the anti-drug propaganda of Richard Nixon’s War on Drugs. It...

Natural Remedies for Addiction: Medicinal Plants, Essential Oils, & Reiki: Coming Soon!

Hopefully you’re enjoying Holistic Healing for Addiction (Free on iBooks) and learning how to fight back against depression, anxiety, and self-hate. (Don’t forget to check out Alyx’s eBook, It Takes a Village, which teaches you how to find the right recovery support.) I loved writing Holistic Healing so much, I’ve...

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