opioid pills in a bottle representing an update on the opioid epidemic

Update on the Opioid Epidemic and Opioid Addiction Treatment 2020

Opioids are the class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plants. They are prescription medications that are used for the treatment of chronic or acute pain. Among society, these drugs are widely feared for their association with addiction, abuse, and adverse effects. Because these drugs can make you feel relaxed, they…

teen girl using ecigarette without knowing the facts about vaping

Facts about vaping for teens and parents

E-Cigarettes are very attractive for teens in today’s world. They are commonly known by different names including E-cigs, E-hookah, vape pens, vapes, tank system or mods etc. With their increasing popularity, many health consequences from vaping are ignored as people wrongly consider vaping “harmless.” The following are some essential details every teen and parent should…

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Safety at Rehab

When it comes to the health and safety of our clients, we do everything in our power to protect them. The information about the coronavirus changes daily. Our staff follows the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations designed to contain the spread of the virus and maintain safety at rehab. Safety at Rehab…

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Rehab-Recovery 101: Addressing Addiction and Shame in Doctors and Nurses

“Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.” – George Soros   Having been in recovery for 22-plus years, I must say it seems rare for me to hear someone has easily admitted to having a problem with alcohol…