Giving You The Tools You Need

Giving You The Tools You Need

The most successful drug addiction treatment is that which helps patients get better from the inside out. Remember, drug abuse is a personal disease. Drug treatment can only work if drug treatment patients make it work. No drug rehab center in the world can help an addict who refuses to help herself. What that means, …

Do NOT refuse help

Do NOT refuse help

Drug treatment isn’t a spectator sport. Some rehab facilities in Los Angeles would have you believe that getting sober is simply a matter of starting a rehabilitation program and then waiting to get healed. But that is not the way it works. The only successful drug treatments are those driven by the active efforts of …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 1 Week

1. Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming his ‘decades-long love affair with drugs’ Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming what he dubbed his “decades-long love affair with drugs” in a new interview with the street newspaper The Big Issue. (news yahoo) 2. Oregon Could Become The First State To …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week

1. PTSD Therapy Doesn’t Trigger Drug Relapse in Addiction Patients (HealthDay News) — Talk therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t appear to increase addiction treatment patients’ risk of relapse, a small new study says. (https://www.usnews.com) 2. Alberta announces $10M for addiction recovery communities in Lethbridge County, Blood Tribe First Nation The government of Alberta …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 3 Week

1. Increased Alcohol Consumption In Mice Lacking Sodium Bicarbonate Transporter Nbce1 The previous reports on an addiction vulnerability marker in the human SLC4A7 gene encoding the Na/HCO3 transporter NBCn1 suggest that this pH-regulating protein may affect alcohol-related behavior and response. (nature.com) 2. Coronavirus And Drug Addiction Are Both A Public Health Crisis – But Only …

110th Day of Rehab

A random memory, from first or tenth or hundredth day of alcohol rehab: I am lying in bed, at the alcohol rehab center. It is morning, I think: early morning, that time of the day when the sun is more of a rumor than anything else, a dim and distant whisper of gold fixed somewhere …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2 Week

1.This is not the response to the addiction crisis that Trump promised There was a time when President Trump talked a lot about the opioid epidemic gripping the United States. “This scourge of drug addiction will stop,” he pledged in March 2018. “It will stop.” (washingtonpost.com) 2.Pensacola man who battled mental illness, drug addiction finds …