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Statistics on North Carolina Opioid Deaths

By epfaff / December 14, 2018 / Comments Off on Statistics on North Carolina Opioid Deaths

 The problem dates back to the ‘90s when the pharmaceutical industry introduced us to prescription painkillers. We were reassured by doctors and the medical industry that these were wonder drugs. They would stop our pain and have little to no negative side effects. Doctors knew these drugs were addictive. They just chose not to tell…

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What Can I Do If My Elderly Parent is Addicted to Opioids?

By epfaff / December 10, 2018 / Comments Off on What Can I Do If My Elderly Parent is Addicted to Opioids?

We often read news stories and journal articles about parents dealing with children addicted to opioids. We may talk to people who are trying to get their spouse to get help for their opioid addiction. However, we don’t often hear stories about people whose elderly parents are addicted to opioids. However, consider that people have…

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Tips for Returning to Your Job After Drug Rehab in Charlotte

By epfaff / December 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Tips for Returning to Your Job After Drug Rehab in Charlotte

Making the decision to seek drug rehab can be difficult and painful. Many addicts fear they will lose their job if they go away to rehab. Others are afraid of what people will say if they find out they sought help for their addiction. You may be overwhelmed by the prospect of returning to work…

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What is the Kindling Effect for People Addicted to Alcohol?

By epfaff / November 25, 2018 / Comments Off on What is the Kindling Effect for People Addicted to Alcohol?

Most people can have a drink or two and never suffer a day in their lives. Others never develop a taste for alcohol and choose not to drink at all. Then, there are the millions of Americans who become addicted to alcohol at some point in their lives who could use an alcoholic rehab. For…

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5 Ways Sobriety from Alcohol Can Change Your Life

By epfaff / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Ways Sobriety from Alcohol Can Change Your Life

A life of drinking can wreak havoc on your life. Whether you have suffered from an alcohol problem for decades, years or months, there is a chance to get sober. People drink for all sorts of reasons. Some people drink because they are depressed. Others start out drinking socially and then it gets out of…

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How Good Nutrition Can Help with Drug Addiction Recovery

By epfaff / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Drug addiction is becoming an epidemic in our country, including Asheville, NC. However, people are starting to learn more each day about how best to approach the idea of addiction recovery. Drug rehabilitation centers are opening up in parts of the country that never had them before. More people are seeking their drug and alcohol…

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Pain Management Alternatives Without Opioids

By epfaff / November 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Pain Management Alternatives Without Opioids

Doctors and drug manufacturers once thought it would be a great idea to promote the benefits of opioids. About thirty years ago, they started prescribing them for both major and minor pain management. Patients who had never abused drugs were all of a sudden prescribed medication that would soon become habit-forming. As the years went…

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How Should I Handle Returning to My Job After Drug Rehab in Durham, NC?

By epfaff / November 5, 2018 / Comments Off on How Should I Handle Returning to My Job After Drug Rehab in Durham, NC?

Deciding to get inpatient drug rehab in Durham, North Carolina is not easy. It takes a lot of courage to leave everything behind and get help for your drug addiction. If you are employed, you will have to put your job on hold while you go to rehab. You are doing something to make your…

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The Role of Family in the Early Stages of Addiction Recovery

By epfaff / October 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

The role of the family in addiction recovery is invaluable. What people need to understand is that the family of an addict suffers as much as the addict. Yes, they suffer in different ways. Many Asheville, NC parents wait for the phone call that tells them something bad has happened to their child.  Many struggle…

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What is the Difference Between Morphine Dependence and Morphine Addiction?

By epfaff / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

There is a big difference between drug dependence and drug addiction. It is not so much a physiological difference and it is more of a psychological difference. It also is a difference in how one uses and takes a drug. Generally, anyone who takes a drug can become dependent on it. Dependence on a drug…

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