Thanksgiving 2020 In Recovery

Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away, which means that now is an excellent time to start planning. It’s vital to have a schedule for navigating the holiday so that you can keep your recovery intact. It’s no secret that the holiday season is challenging for people in recovery, but that does not mean… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020 In Recovery

Benzodiazepines, Opioids, and Overdose: A Path to Treatment

When it comes to drug and alcohol use in the United States, it’s rare to find any uplifting news. The reality is that more than 100 Americans lose their life to overdose involving prescription drugs (opioids or benzodiazepines), heroin, or methamphetamine each day; and, many more survive to go on to use again. In 1999,… Continue reading Benzodiazepines, Opioids, and Overdose: A Path to Treatment

Benzodiazepines: Addictive and Dangerous

Americans have been misusing prescription drugs like opioids and benzodiazepines at alarming rates for decades, but the last two are most noteworthy. However, the majority of adults associate prescription drug misuse and addiction with opioid painkillers alone. A staggering overdose death rate involving this family of drugs has made it hard for most people to… Continue reading Benzodiazepines: Addictive and Dangerous