Physical Fitness and Addiction Recovery

Improving Health, Improves Recovery Physical Fitness and Addiction Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction needs a balanced approach of the will, mind and body. The whole individual is injured in mind, body and spirit. Hence, the recovery of the whole person also involves the mind, body and spirit. One cannot function independently of the other.… Continue reading Physical Fitness and Addiction Recovery

Creating a drug-free office

Productivity, safety, absenteeism and medical expense are some of the problems that require correction. Workers who experienced drugs and alcohol are 25% less productive than those who abstain. They also threaten the safety of fellow employees and the general public and can run up enormous medical and rehabilitation expenses for their employers. Drug use causes… Continue reading Creating a drug-free office

Ecstasy is used mostly by teenagers

The recent study found that the use of MDMA (ecstasy) has increased in all age groups. This is the second consecutive year, there has been an increase among 10th and 12th graders; and the first increase among 8th graders.Problems with the use of Ecstasy Many problems Ecstasy users encounter are similar to those found with… Continue reading Ecstasy is used mostly by teenagers

Fentanyl death ratio reduces

The high dose deaths across the country associated to Fentanyl, an effective prescription pain-killer that has been pushed into the illegal drug supply, seem to be slowing.”We’ve seen a decline in the number of deaths. I won’t say it’s definitely over, but it looks like this fight is declining,” said John P. Walters, the director… Continue reading Fentanyl death ratio reduces

GHB Usage among College goers

INTRODUCTION TO GHB Gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is commonly occurring small chain fatty acid that has been described as a possible neurotransmitter. From 1990, GHB has been abused on the street in the names such as “Liquid Ecstasy,” “Soap,” “Easy Lay,” and “Georgia Home Boy.” GHB and its precursors, gamma butyrolactone and 1, 4 butanediol,… Continue reading GHB Usage among College goers

What are the hazardous risks caused by Ecstasy use?

Ecstasy is naturally similar to other amphetamines and hallucinogens drugs. It stimulates the nervous system and acts as a mood enhancer. Also referred to as “the love drug”, Ecstasy often makes the user feel good, happy and relaxed – at least at first. Users tend to think Ecstasy is “harmless fun,” but it does pose… Continue reading What are the hazardous risks caused by Ecstasy use?

Prevent Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy

It is common that woman take alcohol on a regular basis as a social activity in this modern society. What happens when the woman becomes pregnant? What are the official recommendations regarding alcohol intake and pregnancy? The medical community has been alarmed for a long time now on the effects of alcohol during pregnancy, the… Continue reading Prevent Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy

Drug Addiction Recovery and its Various Approaches

The way of dealing with the addictions has been changed when Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. This happened some forty years before the term “substance abuse” was even coined, and they did it in the solid belief that those suffering from addiction cannot improve on their own. Drug addiction… Continue reading Drug Addiction Recovery and its Various Approaches