Category: heroin 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.
President Obama and his administration announced the official Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week as part of a strategy to limit drug use and abuse. This campaign is critical in combatting the opioid addiction challenges facing the nation and in strengthening the current programs already in place.
When young people start using club drugs to boost the fun, the next “rave” may change their lives forever.
Club drugs are a broadly-defined collection of well-known party favorites, like Ecstasy, to some concoction some high school chemistry genius cooked up at home. That’s one big part of the club drug problem. You don’t know what you’re actually taking.
Eric Show wasn’t your typical baseball player. In fact, everybody who knew him said he was a guy who marched to the beat of a different drum. Some called him “eccentric” and said he didn’t fit in with fellow baseball players, often bringing his guitar along on road trips.
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.
Until you accept these five wrong ideas about the drug addict you can never help him or her the way you should. Check whether or not you are guilty of these five biggest mistakes families of drug addict usually make.
It is no secret that substance and alcohol abuse are at epidemic proportions. At a certain point, the abuser is aware that they have a real problem and could use some help. Those who procrastinate in getting help usually sink deeper into the abuser’s spiral of heavier abuse. Many of these people are reluctant to ask for help because they are embarrassed, and mistakenly think that if they ask for help that they are showing weakness.
Learn whether being addicted to triathlons and ultra-marathons can help you overcome your addiction to alcohol and drugs. Find out what former addicts say about replacing addiction with “healthy addiction” like athletics and see if you can apply this to yourself.