March 4, 2018

How Does Narcan Work?

The opioid overdose crises is just another problem we created for ourselves when we decided our body’s little voice- the pain response is an unnecessary sensation that should be ignored. 16 years down the line we’ve kind of shut off these rational neurons that were easy […]
February 6, 2018
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10 AA Sayings That Will Inspire You in Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous is an organization that is, in part, famous due to its cliches. Idioms like “progress, not perfection” and “willingness is key” are not only peppered throughout AA clubhouses and church multi-purpose rooms, but are part of modern vernacular as well. However, they are much, […]
February 2, 2018
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Opiate Addiction | What Are Opiates and Why Are People Getting So Addicted?

If you’ve been paying much attention to the news recently, you’ll have heard the words “opioid crisis.” everyone’s paying attention to it- the media, activists, healthcare professionals, the government, President Trump himself. And that’s because the statistics are jarring. More than 90 Americans die as a […]
January 16, 2018
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The Disease Model of Addiction

A lot of detox and treatment centers claim that their philosophy regards the “disease model of addiction,” but do you know what that really means? Most people don’t. The “disease model of addiction” simply describes addiction as a disease, meaning it has environmental, biological, genetic and […]