What is glass

What Is Glass?

What is glass? Crystal methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is an illegal, habit-forming drug with an impact on your central nervous system. The drug looks like frosty crystals, which is why users sometimes refer to meth as glass. BoardPrep Recovery Center has treatments and programs designed to treat glass dependency holistically. Users seeking to shake the…

Woman struggling with bipolar disorder and drug addiction

Bipolar Disorder and Drug Addiction

When individuals have both a mental health disorder and a drug addiction, they have co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring bipolar disorder and drug addiction are common. In the past, professionals saw mental disorders and drug addictions as separate issues. Therefore, individuals often needed to seek treatment separately, leading to low success rates for individuals dealing with both…

narcotics vs opiates

Narcotics vs. Opiates

What are the qualities of narcotics vs. opiates? “Narcotics” is a catch-all term referring to painkillers that dull the senses. Opiates refer to substances made from natural opiates and synthetic products called opioids. Today, the term narcotics also covers opiates. If you want to stop using narcotics, BoardPrep Recovery Center’s outpatient drug rehab programs in Tampa, FL,…

How Recovery Can Transform You

PART ONE Once a ‘Functioning’ Alcoholic/Addict, Now an “Acceptable, Responsible, Productive Member of Society” “The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.” – Michael Dooley I clearly remember that my attitude (well, at least part of it) coming into my first 12-Step recovery meeting was: “Although I’ve got a problem with drinking…

Building Trust Doesn’t Happen Overnight

“Recovery”… from a Family Member’s POV – Part One Building Trust Doesn’t Happen Overnight “The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.” – Elizabeth Gilbert Here’s a challenging question many people are forced to ask themselves who have loved ones in recovery: “How…