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TRYING TO GET NARCAN OUT INTO THE WORLD

With the opioid addiction crisis one of the worst public health problems we’ve seen in many years, making sure that people have Narcan, the antidote for Fentanyl, can save a lot of lives. Now a musician in Detroit is trying to make sure that local venues have Narcan on hand just in case. The Fix … Continued

Dealing with Loss in Recovery

We all experience loss in our lives. Grieving is necessary and a healthy part of the mourning process.  However, for those in recovery, experiencing loss can often produce serious setbacks and sometimes lead to relapse. Staying on track in your recovery can be challenging enough, within the additional burden of losing a loved one or … Continued

THE DANGERS AND RISKS OF BUYING DRUGS ONLINE

When examining the addiction crisis, not all drugs that are hooking troubled youth and at risk teens are illegal. So many teens don’t realize you can get addicted to drugs that are legal, or prescribed to you by a doctor, and buying drugs online is becoming a problem as well.  As a doctor tells The … Continued

KEEPING SOBER AFTER DRY JANUARY

The first month of the year is now behind us, and it was also a “dry January,” meaning a month where many went without alcohol. Now Metro has published ways to stay sober post-dry January. As Metro writes, “Once Dry January’s gone, the motivation can disappear with it. You’ll need to know exactly why you … Continued

Psychodrama – Releasing Trapped Emotions through Roleplay

Psychodrama is an experiential therapy form, founded by Jacob Levy Moreno, & according to Psychology Today, was the foundation for group therapy in general.  Psychodrama falls into the category of behavioral therapies, which include individual, family or group counseling, and are the most commonly used forms of drug abuse treatment, according to the National Institute … Continued

MOTHER AND SON TALK ABOUT ADDICTION TOGETHER

When David Sheff went through every parent’s nightmare, having a child suffering from addiction, he wrote about his anguish in the book Beautiful Boy. His son, Nic, would also chronicle his personal struggle with addiction with Tweak, and both books made compelling reading. Now Lisa Hillman has written about her son’s addiction and recovery with … Continued

CAPTAIN AMERICA TALKS ABOUT COMBATING HIS PERSONAL ANXIETY

Chris Evans is an incredibly lucky guy. He became a major star with Captain America, and being part of the Marvel Universe means he’ll be working in multiple movies for years to come. Yet, like many, Evans struggles with anxiety and has developed his own personal ways of dealing.  ”Shh.” That’s what Evans tells his … Continued

Are You on The Road to Addiction?

Carl Jung once said: “Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic is alcohol or morphine or idealism.” This statement is as close to the truth as it gets. When people think of addiction, they automatically imagine some substance addiction such as alcohol or various drugs. However, addiction can range from substances … Continued

MYTHS ABOUT OPIOIDS

The opioid crisis is one of the worst drug catastrophes in history, and now Penn Live has a new list, “Seven Myths of Opioids,” and they include the following… One of the most important myths is people suffering from opioid addictions “fit a certain profile.” And indeed, this is one of the biggest stigmas about … Continued