How to spot addict manipulation and what you can do to avoid falling victim

Manipulation¬†is a characteristic of virtually every addict. The disease of addiction can be described as an allergy of the body and an obsession of the mind. When an addict puts a mood or mind altering substance into their body, they experience a reaction that creates the phenomenon of craving: the desire to consume more of…

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Licenses for 30 New Jersey pain doctors revoked or suspended for over-prescribing opiates

NJ Attorney General Christopher Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs has announced thirty New Jersey pain doctors and physicians have lost their jobs over the past year for over-prescribing painkillers and other narcotics that can lead to addiction. Pain physicians in New Jersey to blame in part for state’s heroin crisis State officials said…

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Leaving my hometown to go to rehab was the best choice I ever made

“You are where ever you go” is a phrase I heard more than once throughout my life prior to making a change. It was only when I had finally gotten sober that I realized what that phrase really meant. Much of my using was spent pointing the finger at other people, places and things, and…

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Signs your child may be going through heroin withdrawal

It’s 2017 and heroin has become a drug of choice for many young Americans – there’s no reason to sugar coat it anymore. Heroin withdrawal is something that all heroin addicts will eventually go through, and chances are, they will need to undergo some type of medical detox protocol coupled with an inpatient drug treatment…

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Where Can I Find an Affordable Drug Rehab Program?

Finding An Affordable Drug Rehab Program That Works For You There are many different drug rehab programs around the United States. Yet, finding an affordable drug rehab program can be difficult. Luckily, the Affordable Care Act and your insurance provider can help you pay for addiction treatment. Even if they can’t, there are some treatment…

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