Kratom Withdrawal Timeline

Kratom Withdrawal Timeline: What to Expect The Kratom withdrawal timeline can be similar, though less intense than that of an opiate withdrawal. Kratom withdrawal largely is dependent upon the user and how much they have been consuming. For those who frequently use Kratom, it can be challenging to stop, especially after consuming large doses. The idea of stopping usually only comes after the user experiences some sort of event that causes internal reflection on their actions. Most Kratom users experience mild withdrawal symptoms, however, some cases have been reported that…

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Fidget Spinners for Anxiety in Recovery

Spinning, flipping, and turning everywhere are fidget spinners and fidget spinners for anxiety in recovery is a fairly new concept. Regardless of opinion is there any truths to fidget spinners or are they still just toys? Our admissions representative decided to try one out for a week. At first it was weird and kind of childish, but when he faced difficult situations the fidget spinner often helped out. Our employee has several small children under 10 years old and the fidget spinner, in his opinion was a life saver. Our…

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Weather Effects on Substance Abuse

Have you ever woke up and looked outside and thought, it’s going to be a great day?  When asking the question regarding weather effects on substance abuse many of us rely on our experiences. Is there a reason why the murder rates in Chicago increase when ice cream sales increase? Seattle has a reputation for being a very rainy city and there is data that corroborates that, so is there also a relevancy that Heroin Treatment in Seattle is needed at an all-time high? The answer to weather-related questions are often simple, weather affects…

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Detoxing from Heroin

Feeling the pain of detoxing from heroin? The endless torment of heroin withdrawal includes hot and cold sweats, irritability, kicking, and the constant need for a fix. The lack of willpower to help combat these symptoms only makes things worse. So how do you know if you should go into inpatient detox? Not all heroin detoxes are the same. Many addicted to opiates have tried getting sober at home and often fail. The main reason why people fail to detox themselves comes down to the sheer uncomfortableness that one experiences…

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Facing Life with Addiction: Get Back into the Water

Facing Life with Addiction: Get Back into the Water If you are currently active in your addiction and losing focus on what matters in life and have quit surfing because of drugs or alcohol then you are about to get a little motivation to help you become awesome again. When life gets to the point that you’ve stopped surfing because drug use has become your primary method of exercise, then you may have a problem. This problem is compounded by the fact that many of us have burned our family,…

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How to Stay Sober on New Years Eve

How to stay sober on New Year’s Eve?  The champagne is flowing and the party is raging, it’s New Year’s Eve. It’s a universal symbol for new beginnings and a simultaneous threat to those same resolutions. Drinking can feel like part of the tradition, but it’s also part of the danger – even for those not struggling with addiction. New Year’s Eve is rife with drunk driving and binge drinking. Nearly half (48%) of driving deaths on the highway on New Year’s Eve are alcohol-related (Aetna Insurance). From New Year’s…

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Find a Rehab Near Me

How to Find a Rehab Near Me?  This has been a difficult task for many struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The challenge of finding a place that I like and can also use my insurance has been painstaking. I feel like giving up. If you have faced the above situation then you know that the struggle is real. Many with addiction face an uphill battle when trying to get help. You are definitely not alone. Some people enlist the help of friends and ask them the question: Will you…

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Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Rehab

10 Questions to ask before choosing a rehab Rehab is a huge investment of time and money, with your wellness and livelihood on the line. Every rehab program is unique, just like its patients. It’s up to you to ask the hard questions to decide what program is right for you and/or your loved ones. Are you licensed and/or accredited? This question is definitely one of the most important. Too many facilities operate without proper accreditation. Licensure and accreditation from a third party holds the facility and its practices to…

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Dangers of Drunk Driving

Dangers of Drunk Driving: 10 Facts About Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol We’ve heard so much about the dangers of drunk driving, it’s almost become white noise. We accept that the act is bad without looking into the specific and widespread damage it causes on a daily basis. We break it down: First things first, what is drunk driving? It is illegal nationwide to drive with a BAC at or above 0.08%. For those under 21, “zero tolerance” laws make it illegal to drive with any measurable amount of…

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