Are you addicted to crack or know someone who is? Physical symptoms of crack withdrawal usually resolve within a week. But psychological symptoms can persist for weeks or months after last use. More on how long crack withdrawal lasts and what you can do to help ease the effects here.
Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Learn about how to get 0help for ecstasy addiction, how to help someone with ecstasy addiction, and where to find it. We invite your questions about ecstasy at the end.
Looking for an excellent crack cocaine addiction documentary? Check out Hitting Rock Bottom, a dramatized TV-style film series about addiction. More about documentaries about addiction here.
Are you addicted to addiction? Learn more about co-addiction and how to stop being addicted to the addict here.
Morphine addiction is both physical and psychological. Treatments include detox, the use of medications such as methadone, LAAM, buprenorphine and naltrexone, as well as behavioral interventions. More on how to treat morphine addiction here.
As a mother in recovery from addiction, I wonder if I am “teaching” my child behaviors and ways of thinking that will make it easier for her to fall into the trappings of addiction. Here is a very real example of a situation we faced with my daughter’s medication. I am so looking forward to connecting with other parents in recovery and hopefully, we can all work it out together!
Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Aftercare for drug addiction treatment fills the gap between residential rehab and long term abstinence from drugs or alcohol. Aftercare includes residential programs, daycare, addiction counseling, support group attendance, and halfway house referrals. More on addiction aftercare services here.
The best way to withdraw from cocaine is under medical supervision so that you can process cravings and avoid relapse. More strategies for how to withdraw from cocaine here.
Step-by-step instructions for how to draw up a drug free contract for the home for use with teenagers and children.
Yes, addiction can be overcome. But you must abstain from your drug of choice. Does this sound impossible? Weigh in here.