Looking Into an Alcohol Detox

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“Looking into alcohol an detox”, a simple five worded sentence that has the power to evoke fear, anxiety, and/or guilt out of the bravest, unconcerned, and/or most shameless of beings. Any dismal emotion felt for that matter is typically because alcoholic thinking has gotten that person to the point of needing alcohol detox, that or somebody close to them is in desperate need. Or in some cases maybe it was something they’ve been through already and the memories remain intact and unpleasant. Either way, it something that most inflicted with alcoholic thinking have to endure at some point in their […]

Recovery From Heroin Abuse

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We are not authors but merely editors in the thick book we choose to call life. As it opens up and unravels it’s series of uncertainty, so much positive and negative experience envelops chapter after chapter. Attempting to guide our souls through the articulation of experiences depends highly on our interaction with the external forces turning each page. As we begin to understand this, it gives segue to the mental gymnastics of why we is, why we are, and why we be. I mean, is that not the deepest of educated experiences one can truly desire in the end? To […]

Keeping Your Job: Medical Leave for Treatment

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Gazing into your crystal ball of the future, none of us will ever be able to truly foresee 100% accurately. Life just kind of happens like “that” sometimes. What we predict to be up will end up being down. Left is right and right is wrong. We’ll create these hopes, dreams, ambitions, intentions, determinations and aspirations full of imagination only for those best laid plans to be thwarted by what life has planned. In the same breath, we control our destiny and all the actions that transpire on our road to greatness. We have the power of choice. This confliction […]

Multiple States Suing Over Opioid Epidemic

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Fentanyl, a.ka. the dream deceiver, a.ka. the narcotic of nightmares, a.k.a the opioid opposition, is the kingpin drug that’s running the streets. It is in most every batch of heroin that touches U.S soil and is mostly responsible for the alarming amount of deaths building up over the past few years. If Fentanyl were a person, it’d be dictator by now. All the doped up zombies would bow down. His/her net worth would be in the trillions. Just so you know, a trillion seconds is 31,709.8 years. So let the gravity of how much a trillion dollars is really set […]

President Trump and His Opioid Epidemic

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“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in American,” Trump declared as he sat down to sign a new piece of legislation this previous Wednesday. ‘The Support for Patients and Community Act’ as it was written, is the newest master plan against the infamous opioid pandemic festering in the wounds of our “once great” country. By the way, this country officially lost it’s greatness the second we started allowing pharmaceutical companies to pimp it out. So Donald Trump, make us great again. For years now we have watched(or been a part of) a nation in turmoil […]

Drug Lobbyists Fund America’s Addiction

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America, land of the free and home of the brave. A country founded on July 4th, 1776. The United States is a remarkable nation built on patriotism, freedom, and dreams. However, somewhere along the course we lost touch with what is believed to be adequate healthcare. A land with so much promise, but struggling to prove itself in this area. In a recent study of 11 first world countries, the United States was dead last in 5 out of 12 panels generating our overall healthcare system. We were ranked in last place including efficiency, equity, and access to healthcare. Our […]

Health Partners: Making Reputable Rehab Affordable

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Health Partners – If you think that quality substance abuse treatment is out of your price range, think again! With the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 (aka, “Obamacare”), even the most minimal insurance policies are required to cover part or all addiction treatment. Health Partners can help with the costs of Professional Rehab Money should never be the thing that comes between you and your health and wellbeing. Life-changing rehab doesn’t cost as much as you think because of insurance companies like Health Partners. Addiction treatment is exactly what your Health Partners policy is for. Don’t suffer from addiction needlessly […]

3 Tips For A Successful Stay At A Substance Abuse Treatment Center

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Substance abuse impacts the lives of many millions of Americans. For those who want it and are ready, though, help is available. Every day, individuals across the nation enter treatment programs with a fresh sense of hope at kicking their addictions and leaving them behind, moving toward a happy and healthy life. Entering a substance abuse treatment center is the first step toward recovery, but getting the most out of treatment requires commitment and effort. Nothing worth having comes easily, and recovering from a substance addiction is particularly challenging. Doctors, therapists, and other residential staff can only do so much.  […]

Commonly Asked Questions About Alcohol Rehabilitation

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When you’re considering alcohol rehabilitation, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the choice you are making. The idea of rehab can be scary, especially if you’ve never gone to a treatment center before. It helps to have some idea of what to expect. The most important thing to remember is that you’re acknowledging that you have a problem, and a treatment center will help give you the tools to work on that problem. The ultimate goal of a treatment center is to help, not harm. These are the most commonly asked questions about alcoholism and medical detox: How do you […]

Medical Detox Available For Women Near Lake County Jacksonville

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Medical Detox Available for Women Near Lake County, FL Women who choose to participate in detoxification programs are often experiencing a special set of problems, very different from men. Traditionally, addiction has been thought of as more of a male issue. That perception, however, has began to change, especially in Lake County. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2014), at least 13% of adult women have using illegal drugs sometime in the last 12 months. This drug use may consist of both illegal drugs and abuse of prescription painkillers. The use of prescription painkillers has increased exponentially women of all age groups. SAMHSA also reported that almost 4% (about 4.6 […]