Week 0 Day 4

At the very end of every OD everything stops. All the thoughts buzzing through your head are suddenly quite. All of your self abuse dissipates. No person or drug has control over your life any more. Everything stops. Your heart no longer beats. Your lungs no longer oxygenate your blood. The brain starves, and then […]

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In the Name of Healing: Cheesburgers

When it first got sober I was told, by the staff facilitating my recovery program, that I would quickly replace the activity of and the pleasure I received from drinking and drugging with something else. They went on to say that sometimes people replace one addiction with another. Sometimes people replace one unhealthy activity with […]

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The Precipice

‘It’s like a waterfall,’ she thought, ‘there’s something in that. The innocuous shallow running water at the top, round a bend, just far enough away that you can’t see the drop, can’t hear the crashing water. Shallow enough that you might step in. Might enjoy yourself. Might enjoy yourself. Then what? Maybe you get out, put […]

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The damage done by childhood abuse — and new insights into recovery

By G. Wayne Miller Journal Staff Writer Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 10:15 pm Updated Jan 16, 2016 at 10:32 PM A landmark study of the lasting and destructive effects of childhood trauma provides guidance with the potential to significantly improve the well-being of untold millions of people who have been, or will be, abused, […]

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Treatment for Heroin Addiction

At present, an estimated 13.5 million people are using opiates, this includes the 9.2 million who have selected heroin as their drug of choice. Currently, four out of every five drug related deaths are from heroin. The Physical Effects of Heroin Use Heroin affects the body in many different ways. Because of frequent injections, veins […]

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