Category Archive for "Free Your Mind"

The Cost of Rehab

The Cost of Rehab Finding the right rehab can be a stressful time, especially when it comes to finances. While most insurance companies cover some or all of the costs of treatment, many people are either underinsured or not insured…
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Change Your Environment, Change Your Life

Back in the 1970s when U.S. soldiers were coming home from Vietnam, it was discovered that nearly 20% of them were addicted to heroin. Before they returned, it was decided that they would detox in Vietnam to be healthy when…
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5 Precautions for Prescription Painkillers

You have just discovered that your son is addicted to painkillers. He grew up in a good, loving home and had a stable family life. He graduated college and has a great full-time job. So what happened? Why is he…
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Fentanyl – A killer high

What is fentanyl?Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever that is used by doctors to treat severe pain. According to CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), “It is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine.” There are two…
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Yoga for Addiction

According to a report published by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSUDH) in 2014, “An estimated 21.4 million people in the United States who were 12 years old or older battled a substance use disorder, which equates…
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Boost Your Self-Esteem to Achieve Greater Success

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Self-esteem or positive self-image is considered to be the single most important element determining the level of success you’re going to enjoy in life. We usually attribute failure to a lot of external factors, but according to many self-help experts,…
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How Kindness Can Be Helpful In Drug Addiction Treatment Leading to Sobriety

Random Acts of Kindness Week (RAKW) was celebrated from February 12 to February 18, 2017. This is a week-long celebration that is observed worldwide. It inspires people to act selflessly to cheer up or assist an individual through acts of…
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Building Strong Willpower

Why do you get high? Is it because of stress? The day is too long, the car horns are too loud and the family is just too needy. There has to be some release, some way to balance the day…
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Addiction as a Family Disease

When addiction is present in a family, it is not the addict alone who is effected. As a matter of fact, aside from health concerns, the addict may be less effected by their addiction than the other members of their…
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Community Service in Recovery Treatment

So why do some Recovery Centers always seem to be helping others, with getting involved in their communities? Because volunteer work reduces stress, promotes community, makes people feel better about themselves…Giving back provides people with a positive outlook that they…
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