8 Personality Traits of Addicts

outpatient opioid rehabAddiction is not a certainty when someone possesses the traits listed below, but they are more than likely in a position where they have an addictive personality and may become an addict more easily. This article runs through a few characteristics that will point to an addictive personality in anyone

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Relapse Prevention Plan for Opioid Addiction Recovery | 6 Strategies for a Good Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention Plan for Opioid Addiction Recovery

The situations and people who you surround yourself with on your road to recovery may be one of the most important aspects of a successful recovery plan and preventing relapse. Removing people from your life can be hard, but it can also be Read More

Opioid withdrawal management

Symptoms of opioid withdrawal are different, they vary in duration and severity. Symptoms can start after 6 hours and last around 5 days. Although symptoms are highly unpleasant they are rarely life-threatening, these include:

  • lacrimation, rhinorrhoea and sneezing
  • yawning
  • hot and cold flushes, sweating and piloerection
  • craving
  • anxiety, restlessness and
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Signs of a Heroin Overdose

I think we can all agree the opioid epidemic has become a crisis on the national level and knowing the signs of heroin overdose is as important as ever.

Opioid addiction can happen to anyone, prescription painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone are prescribed to normal people, after surgery, injury, … Read More

4 Tips for Relapse Prevention

Addiction Outreach Clinic Tips to prevent relapseOpiates are powerful drugs which are either derived from the naturally occurring opium found in the poppy plant or synthetically engineered.

Opiates are mostly used to relieve severe chronic pain. Unfortunately, opiates are highly addictive and often become abused. Opiates come in liquids, pills, or suckers and are taken by

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Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

Opioid addiction is a serious problem for so many people all around the globe and opioid withdrawal symptoms are some of the most severe.

There are many opiate withdrawal symptoms, some are emotional and some are physical.

Today we’ll go over 8 of the most common withdrawal symptoms of the Read More

Jacklyn: A Mother’s Story about Addiction Recovery

Jacklyn: Addiction Outreach Clinic Success StoryJacklyn regrets some decisions in her life, her story resembles that of many people with addiction who have gone through addiction recovery.

Jacklyn’s Early Life

Jacklyn’s life didn’t start off easy, her parents divorced when she was young, which led to a spiral of events that ranging from sexual abuse, … Read More

Loving an Addict Who Refuses Treatment | Help with Addiction

Loving an addict without enabling

Loving someone with a drug addiction can be one of the most difficult challenges in life. Intense cravings stimulated by drug use cause a loved one to keep using.

As someone continues to use they develop a dependency, over time it can become more difficult to seek treatment.  If a … Read More

6 Facts about Suboxone | What Is Suboxone?

Suboxone Treatment is Proven To Help

Suboxone combined with counseling is changing the lives of patients from all walks of life.  This article explains information on suboxone describing 6 suboxone facts that prove it indeed helps lead to better results for patients struggling with addiction.

Suboxone doctors can help patients … Read More

Opioid Addiction: Is Addiction Hereditary?

Is Addiction Hereditary?

In short, yes.

One of the most common questions people ask about addiction is whether it’s genetic, is there an addiction gene? In other words, can someone inherit addictive behavior from their parents or grandparents? Studies say the answer is yes.

While genes can’t definitively predict whether

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