Rehab Instead of Jail Time

Rehab Instead of Jail Time

Every twelve-stepper has heard the adage addiction will end with “jail. Institutions, or death” According to Thaddeus Camlin, PsyD. in his article: Jails, Institutions, and Death: Did 12-step Programs Get it Wrong, he claimed: “it is an inarguable fact that most...
A Low Glycemic Diet in Recovery

A Low Glycemic Diet in Recovery

So you’ve detoxed off of heroin or have abstained from alcohol and are working a healing recovery program of some sort. Yet, there are some days that are better than others as far as your mood, despite having done everything you were asked to do, correctly. Early...
Detoxing Off of Suboxone

Detoxing Off of Suboxone

There are many ways to abstain from drugs and alcohol. One of the decades last advancements was through medication assisted therapy with the use of medications like suboxone. While suboxone can be a lifesaving treatment option for opiate addicts prone to relapsing,...
When it’s Time, it’s Time

When it’s Time, it’s Time

There’s a common saying in the rooms of healing recovery that suggests an addict needs to “hit their bottom.” Bottom— or “rockbottom,” is the lowest point a person is willing to allow their lives to go. In movies and television, we see some addicts or alcoholics in...