Addiction 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… Read More
The stockings are hung by the fireplace, people are scurrying through the stores, children are laughing and decorating cookies. It is seemingly the most wonderful time of the year – the holidays
Isn’t this the image of what the holidays look like in our heads, like something taken from a … Read More
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
Opioid Addiction Help
An uplifting post for those of us who are living with an addiction to opioids like pain medications and heroin. Try to let go of the pain so that you and the ones you love can begin to heal.
Thank you for this beautiful short video by … Read More
A Normal Life is Possible after Opioid Addiction Treatment
For decades, school children were taught about the dangers of illegal drugs: marijuana, cocaine, and heroin were the “evil” drugs kids were warned away from. The nation-wide crackdown on drugs that began in the 1980’s focused heavily on teaching children to… Read More
When a loved one needs help for opioid addiction, we tend to get frustrated when we try to help and there is a lack of improvement. This often leads to the phrase, “It’s me or the drugs”. Though, many people would be surprised to know that their lack of knowledge… Read More
An addiction to opioids such as heroin, oxycodone, Percocet, or codeine can happen to anyone, even those without a prior history of drug use. Some opioid addictions can start with a medical issue or surgery that leaves an individual in a significant amount of pain. They may turn to painkillers… Read More
Every child has a right to a have a parent that will help them teach responsibility, skills to survive in this hectic world, and a peaceful place to live. These are just the basics. The reality is not every child gets to enjoy these important parts of life. When a… Read More
Loving someone with an opioid addiction is one of the hardest and most emotionally draining things to do. whether or not your partner has come to terms with their issue, there are constant struggles, and being supportive can be difficult. Getting help outside of… Read More
Enabling. There is such a thin line between helping and enabling drug addicts when you love and care about someone with an opioid addiction. Where does one stop and the other begin? The alcoholic or addict has great difficulty admitting that they have an addiction problem. This is also … Read More