In the addiction field, we hear about it all the time. Family members who are worried about their loved ones but they aren’t sure how to confront them about the problem.
Colorado drug overdose deaths have tripled over the last twenty years with 2017 having the highest amount.
Every day families across the country struggle as they watch their loved ones battle with addiction. For many, it is easy to lose hope because it seems like the person they love so much does not want to change. It is a hard thing to watch someone that you care about slowly destroy their life.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), long-term mental health risks of excessive alcohol use include anxiety and depression.
On Friday, November 2nd the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the new pharmaceutical drug Dsuvia which is an extremely high strength opioid. The potent painkiller is 500-1000 times more powerful than Morphine and ten times stronger than one of the strongest opioids fentanyl.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but recently I’ve seen an explosion on social media of memes that depict mom’s drinking wine in order to cope with their children.
During my Withdrawal experience, I have discovered many things about myself. My first few days have been challenging but in a good way. I have learned some ways to help control my anxiety and urges to drink.
Getting sober is just the first step towards a life of addiction recovery. The recovery process is about self-growth and realization. True recovery is a lifelong process of learning. At Narconon Colorado, we do our best to provide a solid foundation for the journey.
Addiction impacts every area of a person’s life and because of that in order to be successful addiction recovery needs to address all of those areas.
I wish I could tell you that it would be pain-free, that it wouldn’t be hard and that you wouldn’t have to fight for it. I wish I could, but I can’t because if I did it would be a lie, I know because I’ve been there. Recovery is not always easy.