ENTRY: Figuring out my own grief, placing spotlight on homemade “liquid benzos”

Right now, I am attempting to process my thoughts, general feelings, and spiritual inclinations, if you will.  And, as you might imagine, I'm trying to do that without foreign substances.  It has been an extremely difficult, trying week. As some of the readers on here might know, I work at a treatment center in greater … Continue reading ENTRY: Figuring out my own grief, placing spotlight on homemade “liquid benzos”

Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction? — National Addiction News

The recent explosion of iPhones, Androids, and other smartphones has provided people with the ability to access the entirety of the Internet on-the-go and at any given moment. 90% of adults in America own a cell phone,1 and while this may not be a problem for many people, some individuals develop an addiction to their … Continue reading Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction? — National Addiction News

Drinking and Drug-Use Dreams in Recovery Tied to More Severe Addiction History —

Vivid dreams involving drinking and drug use are common among individuals in recovery. A study from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Recovery Research Institute, published in the January issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment after online release in October 2018, finds these relapse dreams are more common in those with more severe clinical histories of … Continue reading Drinking and Drug-Use Dreams in Recovery Tied to More Severe Addiction History —

Managed-Alcohol Programs in Canada… A new take on MAT, but perhaps a good one

In a converted hotel in the west of the city of Ottawa, a quiet, orderly queue snakes around the reception area. The men and women are mostly middle-aged or older. Some of them use sticks, walkers or wheelchairs, their health fragile after a lifetime of booze. But it is their hands that stand out - … Continue reading Managed-Alcohol Programs in Canada… A new take on MAT, but perhaps a good one

It’s Time to Put Benzos To Sleep! —

Before you begin reading this article, let’s name a few of the most common Benzos prescribed. There are more than are listed here. The most prescribed are: alprazolam (Xanax) clobazam (Onfi) clonazepam (Klonopin) clorazepate (Tranxene) chlordiazepoxide (Librium) diazepam (Valium) estazolam (Prosom) lorazepam (Ativan) DEAN812/FLICKR 870 “Bernard also laughed; after two grams of soma the joke […] … Continue reading It’s Time to Put Benzos To Sleep! —

What ‘IF’ The Unthinkable Happens Right In Front Of You? Learn How To Save Their Life From An Overdose! — National Addiction News

I feel as though I wouldn’t be doing my due diligence without including a post about how to save the life of someone who has overdosed. So, I’m going to make it simple, using few words and several videos so that you can learn. Please view all of these so that you can be prepared. […] … Continue reading What ‘IF’ The Unthinkable Happens Right In Front Of You? Learn How To Save Their Life From An Overdose! — National Addiction News

Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise — National Addiction News

As public health officials tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, another class of prescription drugs has been contributing to a growing number of deaths across the United States. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium and Xanax, are commonly prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. The drugs are also highly addictive and can be fatal, especially when combined with alcohol […] … Continue reading Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise — National Addiction News