Self Management Techniques for Chronic Pain

 

PACING

Pacing is an effective strategy that helps to break the undergoing or overdoing activity cycle when you’re experiencing pain with movement.

Learning pacing techniques can be a very powerful tool in helping to self manage chronic pain by managing and balancing activity and rest.

Properly pacing will allow … Read More

Recovering from Opioid Addiction While Staying in School

At 19 James was Addicted to Heroin, at age 22 he’s been drug-free for 3 years

James didn’t think recovery was possible, but when he met people in long-term recovery who had not used a drug in years, he knew recovery from heroin addiction was possible. 

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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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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 Addiction – Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the holidays Addiction Outreach ClinicThe 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

8 Common 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,
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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

Changing the Way We Talk About Opioid Addiction

We are sharing an article written by Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP about eliminating the stigma of how we all think about and talk about addiction because we agree with his position.

We, as community members, need to change the way that we think about, talk about, and provide care for … Read More

Addressing Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Fears

As you or your loved ones research different options opioid addiction treatment, some questions may come to light. For example, are you just replacing one pill for another? This is a great question and the following describes four of the top fears that we have heard patients and their caregivers … Read More