Managing Expectations

Managing Expectations

We all have expectations, but sometimes they can come back and bite us. We want something, we think we’ll get it, but then we don’t. We’re left feeling disappointed, perhaps angry and hurt. In recovery we need to have hope, reach out to people and live fully....
Can You Overdose on Caffeine?

Can You Overdose on Caffeine?

A majority of the American population consumes some form of caffeine on a regular basis. Coffee, tea, and soda are staples of daily life with many relying on caffeine just to get through the day. Caffeine is consumed so regularly and without thought that many do not...
PTSD, Trauma, and Addiction Recovery

PTSD, Trauma, and Addiction Recovery

In addiction treatment, one of the most common links to the development of substance abuse disorders is the presence of a mental health condition. Substance abuse often exacerbates symptoms of both addiction and mental health conditions, creating a vicious cycle that...
Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparing Yourself to Others

Remember when you were a little kid and your friend Biffy got a black, Hillerich and Bradsby Louisville Slugger bat for his birthday? You were so jealous. It was the bat you dreamed of having for your own. Your parents couldn’t afford to buy you a bat of your own, let...
Ways to Lessen the Risk of Opioid Addiction

Ways to Lessen the Risk of Opioid Addiction

Medical professionals prescribe opioids to patients as a way to manage pain from an injury, surgery, or trauma. Opioids are highly addictive and in a class of drugs derived from the opium poppy. The commonly used opioids are Oxycontin, Vicodin, Dilaudid, and Demerol....
WordPress Image Lightbox

Pin It on Pinterest

Call Now
Directions