With opiate addiction rates soaring and the cost of treatment out of reach for many, people often search for alternative way out addiction for themselves and their loved ones. Thousands of homeopathic approaches and herbal therapies are one Google search away, promising all manner of detox benefits for opioid addiction.
Rohypnol (generic name: flunitrazepam) is a habit-forming sedative. It is often known by its slang name, “roofies.” It is illegal to sell, use or possess this drug in the United States because of its use as a date-rape drug. However, it is still legal in other parts of the world where it used as a … Continue reading 4 Surprising Facts About Rohypnol Addiction
Your physical health is important. Your emotional health is just as vital to your wellbeing. And methadone can affect your emotional health in many ways. What Is Methadone? Methadone is a synthetic opioid. This means it has similar effects to drugs like heroin and morphine. This may seem counterintuitive, since methadone is most often … Continue reading How Methadone Use Can Affect Emotional Health
By Wesley Gallagher So you’ve decided to quit drugs or alcohol. First off – congrats. This is a big step, and even the decision to stop is a huge leap in the right direction. So, now what? You’ll want to consider all of your options for how to quit and how to continue in your … Continue reading How to Quit Drugs Without Rehab
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that works by manipulating brain neurotransmitters to elevate feelings of calm. Rohypnol is illegal to sell, manufacture, prescribe or use in the United States. Rohypnol is used in other countries as a pre-anesthetic prior to surgery and as a treatment for insomnia. Rohypnol is a powerful tranquilizer several times more potent … Continue reading Violence and Rohypnol
By Pat Matuszak Telehealth is an emerging field that allows patients to see a healthcare provider or attend a group therapy session from a remote location via their computer or mobile device. Instead of physically going to an office or meeting place, patients can talk with their group, counselor or doctor over a secure internet … Continue reading What Is Telehealth Addiction Treatment?
It’s no secret that a good night’s sleep is an essential component of good health.1 Plus, it just makes you feel better, sharper, not to mention a whole lot more pleasant to be around. But for those who find the proverbial eight hours a little more elusive, it can be tempting to take a sleep … Continue reading How Rohypnol Affects Your Sleep
By Taylor Davis With more than 64,000 Americans dying from drug overdose in 2016 and 50,000 of those related to opioids,1 fighting the opioid crisis has become a top priority for the Trump administration. In October 2017, the president declared the crisis to be a public health emergency, and in March 2018 he shed some … Continue reading Would a “War on Drugs” Strategy Work?
In this episode of the Recovery Unscripted podcast, we hear from Peter Loeb, co-founder and CEO of Lionrock Recovery, which offers remote addiction treatment entirely through secure video conferencing via their website and a mobile app. Peter joined us at the Innovations in Recovery conference in San Diego to share the personal connection that inspired … Continue reading Recovery Unscripted Podcast: Turning Technology into a Lifeline
In this episode of the Recovery Unscripted podcast, we welcome Glennon Doyle, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior and creator of the online community Momastery. In this open conversation, Glennon shares her views on the all-encompassing significance of sobriety in her life and how we can break through the social … Continue reading Recovery Unscripted Podcast: Becoming a Love Warrior