Category: cocaine addiction
When new residents enter rehab at Hawaiian Island Recovery (HIR), they often have questions about what life will look like during their stay and how their habits will change throughout the program. One common question we hear residents ask is, "What will I eat while I'm at HIR?"
You may not know this, but what you eat during your recovery can have a huge impact on your success.
When the US economy tanked a few years ago, a consequence that was not talked about was the alarming number of previously successful men and women who not only suffered severe financial losses, but who turned to drugs, alcohol and pain meds to alleviate their fears, anxiety and frustration.
Many Alaskans when in need of treatment for alcohol or substance abuse have turned to the Hawaiian Islands for treatment, and with good reason.
The idea of forgiveness was a completely ludicrous concept to me before I came into recovery. My reality at the time, told me that I was a free spirit, I held absolutely no resentments and that I loved everyone. Live and let live, I sang out, as I’d down a triple shot of tequila and snort up an 8-inch line of cocaine.
https://www.hawaiianrecovery.com/about-us.htmlIt seemed that Chris Washburn had nothing but clear skies ahead when, as one of the nation’s top three high school recruits, he signed on with North Carolina State University in 1984. However, trouble came soon when the young athlete was charged with stealing a radio from a dorm room.
Addiction is a chronic disease that picks up speed as time goes by. It isn’t an indication of weakness or lack of willpower and it rarely gets better on its own. With treatment, however, many addicted people are able to recover and lead happy, productive, substance-free lives. Sometimes, getting better involves stumbles and relapses along the way, and sadly, rock bottom comes too soon for some people.
It seems that some athletes are born to play the game of baseball, and Josh Hamilton is one of them. During his growing up years in North Carolina, Hamilton was a Little League champ and a star outfielder for his high school team. He was a local legend – a gifted player with a powerful pitch, and a first choice draft pick before he graduated high school.
Discover how Hawaii Island Recovery treats drug addiction and alcoholism. Learn about therapies for alcoholics and drug addicts and how these therapies can help you achieve and maintain your sobriety.
A Major League outfielder who played with the Mets, Yankees, Dodgers and Giants, Daryl Strawberry was an unforgettable figure during the 1980s and early 1990s. Admired by many for his athletic skills, Strawberry was idealized on baseball cards, action figures and posters at the same time he was derided for his contentious personality and disruptive, unsportsmanlike behavior. It seemed like Strawberry had it all, but his battles with cocaine and heroin nearly destroyed him.
It’s no secret that Angelina Jolie struggled with drug abuse for several years when she was in her early twenties, and information about her struggles aren’t difficult to find on the Internet and social media. Jolie, who just turned 40 ...
Hawaii Island Recovery is a licensed, 8 bed, special treatment facility on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii Island Recovery combines the most effective treatment modalities to support recovery and long-term sobriety. These include medically supervised detox, evidence-based psychotherapies (EMDR and CBT), and holistic and experiential therapies. Progressive treatment in a serene environment that is conducive to healing the wounds of addiction, trauma, depression, and chronic pain is their goal.