10 TIPS & TRICKS TO HELP YOU DETOX OFF OF OPIATES

If you have been using opiates for a while, chances are that you have become dependent on them. Unfortunately, with that dependence comes the extremely uncomfortable symptoms of opiate withdrawl... Opiate withdrawl is not typically life threatening, although it often feels like it. The process of detoxing off of opiates comes with many symptoms that are … Continue reading 10 TIPS & TRICKS TO HELP YOU DETOX OFF OF OPIATES

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MY RECOVERY PROGRAM: HOW I GOT CLEAN WITHOUT REHAB

In my opinion, an addict isn’t done using until they know deep down in their core that they are DONE. Until a person reaches that point, that individual will continue to use. Period. Everytime that I went to rehab, I knew that I wasn’t done. Then, when I KNEW that I was done, it seemed … Continue reading MY RECOVERY PROGRAM: HOW I GOT CLEAN WITHOUT REHAB

HOW REHAB MAY KILL YOU

I’ve been quite a few rehabs. Wanna take a guess at how many of them worked for me? Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada....Not  single one of the rehabs that I went to helped me me STAY clean. Worse than the lack of success that I’ve had with rehabs is the startling fact that each and every … Continue reading HOW REHAB MAY KILL YOU

HOW SMALL CHANGES CAN LEAD TO A LASTING RECOVERY

There’s no shortage of advice about addiction recovery. As always, what works for one person, may not work for another person. That is why a common piece of advice is to “fill your toolbox” with tools (meaning different actions that help people stay in recovery) and eventually you will find the right combination of tools that work … Continue reading HOW SMALL CHANGES CAN LEAD TO A LASTING RECOVERY

THE OPIATE CRISIS & SAFER DRUG USE

I’m really getting sick and tired of hearing about how many lives are lost to the opiate crisis! According to USA today, if things remain unchecked, we’re on track for losing over 1 million American lives by 2020. Currently more than 175 Americans will die EACH DAY from a drug overdose. According to Mississippi Attorney General … Continue reading THE OPIATE CRISIS & SAFER DRUG USE