Bam Margera Enters Alcohol Rehab For The Third Time

Katelyn Sharkey

Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera, famously known for his main role in the early 2000’s hit television show and movie franchise, “Jackass”, announced earlier this week of his plans to start the 2019 New Year off on the right foot by entering alcohol rehab. Margera posted to his Instagram page on…

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5 Ways to Promote Success in Early Recovery

Katelyn Sharkey

Addiction recovery is a lifelong journey that requires ongoing maintenance and attention. Although the beginning stages of any successful recovery almost always takes place in drug and alcohol rehabilitation, further steps must be taken after treatment in order for sobriety to be sustainable. Often times these steps are recognized as…

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Krokodil: Flesh-Eating Opioid From Russia

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Krokodil, or the flesh-eating drug, is an opioid-like potent narcotic originating from Russia that has made waves in recent years. What exactly is it and has krokodil made its way to the United States? There were cases of krokodil abuse reported in Arizona a few years ago, as well as…

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Navigating Your Sobriety Through Travel Plans

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With the Holiday Season around the corner, many addicts and alcoholics experience slip-ups and relapses during this time. Sobriety during traveling can be especially challenging for a number of reasons, especially if you’re new in recovery. And when you throw in the aspect of holiday travel, it’s wise to pay…

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The First Week Out of Drug Rehab

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Each year, thousands of people with drug or alcohol dependence challenges make a conscious effort to break the habit. However, the path to recovery has never been a jolly ride in the park. Frustrations arising from relapses can be prevented if you take the right steps, especially from the onset.

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How Fentanyl is Destroying America

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The news media is awash with reports of substance abuse these days. It is hard to pick up a news magazine or browse a media site without reading about tragic deaths due to drug misuse. News reports about famous entertainers or athletes dying from drug overdose have become commonplace. Illicit…

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Helping Children Understand Addiction

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Helping children develop an understanding of addiction can give them a powerful head start in life. As a society, we have had to accept that addiction affects many families. Nearly 23 million Americans – almost 1 in 10 – are addicted to alcohol or other drugs. Many children grow…

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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses – Women Beware

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In recent years, the CDC has published bewildering reports that publicize an overwhelming increase in the number of women who overdose on a daily basis from the use of prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Opana, and methadone. Almost 48,000 women died from prescription painkiller overdose from 1999 to 2010; an…

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Why Getting a Sponsor is Important

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What is a sponsor’s role in your path to recovery? Whether in treatment or in the rooms, you are always encouraged to get a sponsor. Most of the time you wonder why it’s such a big part of the recovery process. A recovery sponsor can play a crucial role…

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