May 7, 2019

What are the Different Drugs Used for Heroin and Opioid Detox?

Understanding Heroin and Opioid Detox When someone is struggling with addiction to heroin or opioids, it can be almost impossible to quit cold turkey. This is due to unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, as well as intense drug cravings. When someone quits cold turkey, they will have to experience all these debilitating withdrawal symptoms and manage strong […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates, Painkiller, Substance Abuse
October 16, 2018

The Top 10 Warning Signs of Becoming Addicted to Medication

Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted to medication. This can be very confusing and dangerous all at the same time, because medication has been prescribed to help treat something that might be wrong. While taking medication prescribed by a doctor […]

Addiction, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Anxiety, Depression, Depression Treatment, Drug Treatment, Painkiller, Substance Abuse
November 5, 2014

Get a Good Night’s Sleep without Medication

Get a Good Night’s Sleep without Medication Sleeping well is a crucial factor contributing to our physical and mental well-being. During periods of deep sleep, cell repair is promoted, the immune system is stimulated and memory function is positively impacted. Lack of good sleep is a serious health issue for many individuals who suffer from […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
May 29, 2013

Surge in Babies Born with Prescription Drug Addiction Worries Hospitals

A small army of volunteers called “cuddlers” help the staff at the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital’s neonatal unit. These amazing volunteers hold, rock and generally help babies born with prescription drug addiction get through their withdrawal symptoms. Because these babies in Knoxville, TN have neonatal abstinence syndrome; they have been born drug dependent, many of […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Parenting