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National Recovery Month: Preventing Emotional Relapse

September is National Recovery Month, and to celebrate Harbor Village will release a 30 day series dedicated to helping those seeking recovery get the help they need, arming recoverers with information critical for recovery; but since it is recovery month, we’ll have information for those already well on their way...

5 Tips for Preparing for a Rehabilitation Program

Regardless of the exact substance, addiction is a disease that causes both psychological and physical dependence. Quitting ‘cold turkey’ is not only incredibly difficult, it can be dangerous and possibly deadly. The safest method of detoxification and substance abuse recovery is through a certified and reputable rehabilitation center. So you’re...

Beating the Urge: 4 Ways to Prevent Relapse

Rather you are a recovering addict or a member of an addict’s support system, the possibility of relapse is a constant threat looming in the back of your mind. No one is immune to the possibly devastating effects of relapse; it can happen even after years of sobriety. Thankfully relapse...

What You Need to Know About Self Harm & Addiction

If ever there were two things society does not want to talk about, self mutilation and addiction are definitely towards the top of the list- and it’s a grave injustice to the people struggling through both disorders. In fact, those with substance use disorders, and people who engage in self...

Fear The Walking Dead Tackles Addiction, and It Hurts

Yes, one of my guilty pleasures is watching zombies tear unsuspecting humans, who always seem to trip at the absolute worst times, to shreds- but last night, when Fear The Walking Dead aired for the first time, I was treated to something I wasn’t expecting. And no, it wasn’t the...

Home Drug Testing vs Lab Tests: How Do They Compare?

Home drug testing has become a popular alternative to laboratory testing in recent years for various reasons. Some who use this relatively cheaper method of testing are nervous about the results of a drug test for employment and wish to perform a sort of ‘pre-testing.’ Others are using them as...

7 Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning and How To Treat Alcohol Poisoning

With a dubious name like “alcohol poisoning” some may equate the condition to a minor digestive disturbance similar to that caused by eating tainted food. In spite of that bit of wordplay intended to lessen the negative stigma of alcoholic overdosing and keep sales of the legal, yet restricted, substance...

Hillary Clinton Advocates Changing Systematic Racism Policy for the Black Lives Matter Movement: Education, Housing, Criminal Justice, Addiction

Whatever your stance is on the Black Lives Matter movement I think we can all agree we’re not getting anywhere by hurting each other and prompting mayhem on top of the madness activists are protesting about. But sometimes you just have to flip things over, right? Well yeah, but it...

Studies Suggest Even Light To Moderate Alcohol Consumption Can Increase Your Risk For Cancer

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, light to moderate alcohol consumption is described as consuming up to one standard drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men. However, according to new research, even light to moderate alcohol consumption can increases one’s risk for developing...

Most Drug Use Begins During Our Teenage Years, Impeding Brain Development and Cognition

Experimenting with and taking drugs has become a sort of rite of passage which either turns teens and adolescents off from continued abuse, or plunges them down the rabbit hole of addiction. Thankfully, according to News Press, many drug addled excursions do not foment addiction. However, experimenting with substances which...

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