Tackling Heroin Abuse in Young Adults

Drug addiction is a growing problem in the United States, especially among young adults. One drug specifically is rapidly claiming young victims — heroin. What was once a hard-hitting drug taken up by those who had been using for quite some time has become a drug of choice for new users. It is the face […]

The Cost of Heroin

­­­In addiction to heroin presents a very real and very difficult challenge to overcome, both for the user and those who care for the addict. Although the financial cost of heroin will vary from user to user, the emotional cost is far greater than any amount of money spent on the addiction.  Let’s explore some […]

Heroin Treatment

Heroin Treatment And Intervention If someone you care about is struggling with an addiction to heroin, the time to intercede is immediately. Anyone who watches an individual go through the pain of addiction hopes that he or she will take the initiative to seek help, but that is not true in all situations. When a […]

Reset your thoughts

Reset your thoughts There are times on our treatment and recovery journey when our own mind can be our worst enemy and you just want to reset your thoughts. Just when we believe we are on the right path, negative thinking can invade and destroy everything we have tried to build up.   Sobriety and freedom […]

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient Treatment : A Few Useful Tips Men and women who are in the recovery stages of addiction are often part of intense outpatient treatment. Inpatient programs are not the only way to treat an addiction. Although it may be a great challenge to change dangerous behaviors that have been ingrained for years, effective outpatient treatment […]

Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction The signs of a person struggling with heroin addiction can vary greatly.  Since we are all individuals and have different experiences throughout out lives, we tend to react and behave differently.  That said, there are a

Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment can take many forms and the method in which you approach it varies based on numerous factors. The first step in treatment is deciding to make a change.  This is a huge step for most people and a complicated one as well.  The changes that will ensue once you have decided to get […]

Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment Addiction treatment is a multi-step process with varying success rates depending on the method chosen. Next Level Recovery is a leader with groundbreaking treatments. Withdrawal symptoms are often the number one cause of relapse for those trying to get sober.  Medically supervised detoxification programs are designed to help the addict slowly wean them off of […]

Addiction & the family

 Addiction It is no secret addiction affects not only the addict, but also their families and friends.  Essentially anyone close to the addict, motivated to offer support and help, can be impacted.  There are numerous places anyone can turn to get help.  In the end, it is almost all about education and involvement.  As you […]

Recovery

Going Beyond Recovery to Build a Better Normal Webster’s definition of recovery has always left me feeling uninspired: “A return to a normal condition.” This definition is good enough for most purposes—when we recover from a hip replacement, we return to the health we enjoyed prior to surgery. Recovery from drug addiction is a different […]