Blog Posts - Addiction



Autopsy Of A Binge

When I’m not in the grip of a binge, I find it really hard to get my head around the concept that an Asshole voice inside my head has the ability to take over every thought, and for that brief moment in time completely rule the roost. I mean, I...
by Break Out The Skinny Girl on May 12, 2016

2016 Design Trends from the O’More Showhouse

Touring designer showhouses is a great way to find inspiration for your own interior projects. It’s also the place to get a peek into the latest haute 2016 design trends that will invariably trickle down to the mainstream public. O’More C...
by The Decorologist on May 12, 2016

TEENAGERS - The Screen-Time Drug

"The drug-like effect of screen time on the teenage brain" PBS NewsHour 5/4/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Teenagers today have never known a world without the internet, which may be why half of all adolescents say they’re addicted to their digital devi...
by Mage Soapbox on May 9, 2016

Recovery Guest Article By Author, Alek Sabin

“Why do others judge or make others who live life in recovery feel shame?  Does it come from having no understanding?  Could it be from lack of empathy for others?  Shame can stop others from getting help from addiction due to STIGMA. That i...

Muslim Wazifa for Leaving Drug Addiction Nashe Ki Adat

The post Muslim Wazifa for Leaving Drug Addiction Nashe Ki Adat appeared first on yaALLAH.in. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Bismillah hirRahman nirRaheem With The Name of ALLAH, The Beneficent and The Merciful SallALLAHU ‘Ala Mu’hamma...
by yallaah on May 4, 2016

When you take Vyvanse at midnight

this happens.Yes, I'm still struggling with taking my ADHD medicines as prescribed. Addiction? Not sure. Bad judgement? For sure.I was thinking yesterday that when it comes time to have a baby, during my pregnancy I can't be doing this, taking a larg...
by kristinlately on May 4, 2016

What is Polydrug or Polysubstance use?

By David Joel Miller. Polydrug use is common. Polydrug use, sometimes referred to as multiple drug use, is an increasingly common pattern. Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders used to be divided along the lines of the particular substance that someon...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 4, 2016

What are Bath Salts?

By David Joel Miller. How come people are abusing Bath Salts? There is a growing tidal wave of use and abuse of Bath Salts. These are not the kind of Bath Salts you would ever put in water and soak … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 27, 2016

In Search Of Magic Beans

I felt a bit embarrassed today when I got a visual wake-up-call about how my pre-occupation with food might look to other people. Yesterday I forgot to bring the containers home that I’d taken my lunch to work in, so today my feet were fighting for...
by Break Out The Skinny Girl on Apr 26, 2016

The Playstation Store is having a bigass sale…

And Amnesia was on sale. A game I already own on Steam. (Paid full price almost on Steam.) But will probably never get to play all the way through on laptop just because I have other things to do while at home. (I started it, and got locked in a cage...
by Meimi132 no Itonami on Apr 26, 2016

How To Put Drug Addiction In The Past And Get Healthy Right Now

Dealing with a drug addiction can be dangerous and debilitating. In addition to weakening one’s immune system and adversely impacting brain function, substance abuse can lead to unwanted run-ins with the law and the development of unhealthy rel...
by Health Blog on Apr 26, 2016

Welcome Featured Guest~Marc Azoulay MA, LPCC, LAC

Hello Recovery Friends and New Ones,   “I am happy and honored to welcome Marc Azoulay to my recovery blog. He has written an article about recovery and healing. We happened to meet over on Twitter and seemed we both have a lot in common...

Admitting Powerlessness Doesn’t Mean You’re a Bad Person

Nobody likes to admit they are wrong. And nobody likes to admit that they have a problem with alcohol and drugs. However, an addiction exists when a person simply cannot stop using drugs or drinking. This has nothing to do with being right or wrong o...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 22, 2016

U.S. Surgeon General Addresses UNGASS 2016 on Addiction

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, addressed UNGASS 2016 about the war on drugs in the U.S. In his speech, he talks about addiction being a public health problem which requires a public health solution. Murphy said, “Addiction is a chroni...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 21, 2016

Iconic Singer “Prince” Dead At Age 57 After Sharing He Was Writing His Memoir.

Originally posted on "Welcome to Lyon Book & Social Media Promotions": “PRINCE DEAD At AGE 57 ~ R&B, Rock, Funk God, Talented Musician and Artist.” News broke today going worldwide of an iconic and well-loved musicians of...

Drug Addiction Treatment Basics

Drug addiction is a very complex disease caused by a person’s dependence on drugs. The person initially takes the drug voluntarily but after repeated use over a period of time, it becomes more an involuntary thing. The intake becomes compulsive...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Apr 20, 2016

A Guide to Drug Detox Centers: Holistic Treatment for Addiction

  A Guide to Drug Detox Centers: Holistic Treatment for Addiction.  Holistic or integrative approaches to alcohol and drug addiction aim at improving physical and mental well-being and reducing stress. Holistic treatment approaches focus on the...
by Health Blog on Apr 20, 2016

Is Gambling Just For Entertainment? Guest Article From Psych Central~Compulsive Gambling 101

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends and Visitors,   When I do loads of research for my recovery article writing, I come across interesting articles written by other writers. One of my favorite places to visit for research is the fine folks over o...

Why Self Care Is Crucial in Recovery

Perhaps you’ve experienced yourself that when you are taking good care of yourself, you notice that you are less stressed, clear-minded, emotionally balanced, and receptive to what comes your way. You might have experienced yourself that when y...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 20, 2016

How Long Do Drugs Stay in the Body?

Various drugs stay in the body for different amounts of times, varying all the way from three to 336 hours. Here’s how long different drugs stay in the body. How long drugs stay in blood (in hours) LSD – 3 Morphine – 8 Heroin –...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 20, 2016


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