Stop Isolating! Science Shows Social Connections Are Vital To Your Recovery

2018-11-09T15:38:58+00:00September 20th, 2018|Recovery|

Social Connections Should Be An Integral Part of the Recovery Process When most women think about sustaining ongoing recovery, three things usually come to mind: The first and most obvious is the need to remain completely abstinent from drugs and alcohol. It goes without saying (but we’ll say it anyway!) that you cannot enjoy sobriety unless you are sober. Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism starts with not putting mind-altering substances into your body. In [...]

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Lofexidine – The First FDA Approved Drug for Opioid Withdrawals

2018-11-08T17:56:47+00:00September 16th, 2018|Addiction Information, Recovery|

There's some fairly exciting news happening in the addiction recovery industry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally approved a prescription medication for managing opioid withdrawal symptoms. This medication is known as lofexidine. Lofexidine is sold under the brand name Lucemyra. This non-opioid prescription medication is used specifically to treat opioid withdrawals. It can ease the severity of withdrawal symptoms although it may not completely prevent them. Currently, this treatment is only approved [...]

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Embracing Your Self-Worth – You Are More Than The Disease

2018-09-26T03:25:43+00:00September 10th, 2018|Addiction Information, Recovery|

Recovery Is The Beginning of An Ongoing Journey to Reclaim Your Self-Worth Pathetic. Loser. Thief. Liar. Worthless. Weak. Shameful. Bad. These are just a few of the many derogatory words we women hear about ourselves when we are struggling with an addiction. These labels come from misinformed family members, intolerant friends, and an unforgiving society. Those who are uneducated about the disease of addiction simply don’t know any better. They stigmatize addicted people. We forgive [...]

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