5 Reasons I Don’t Hate Rehab Now

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5 Reasons I Don’t Hate Rehab Now Read about this guest’s first few days in rehab. Things changed for him pretty quick! Here’s an update: It would be an understatement to say that I initially felt reluctant about entering an addiction rehab center. I only agreed to treatment because of an ultimatum from my family, and I had as much enthusiasm for entering the program as a felon going to prison. My first few days in rehab were tough because I so didn’t want to be there. I found it hard to maintain my cynicism towards recovery though, as I started to notice the amazing transformation of many of the other clients. I began to wonder if perhaps my life could be better as well, and I started to have hope. Here are 5 reasons I don’t hate rehab now:…

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How To Choose The Right Rehab Facility?

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How To Choose The Right Rehab Facility? Learning how to choose the right rehab facility can present a big dilemma. For someone impaired emotionally, mentally and physically by the abuse of alcohol or other drugs, even something as simple as standing in the breakfast cereal aisle of the supermarket can be completely paralyzing. How in the world can you manage to choose the right drug rehab when, just like the cereal aisle, the choices have multiplied exponentially over the last decade or so? The Recommendation of your Health Professional Many people will go to their health care professional, doctor or therapist, and ask for help. The wheels are then set in motion, based on the particular professional’s set of circumstances. It is not unusual now to find large drug rehab facilities sending out representatives, much like the pharmaceutical industry does,…

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5 Powerful Spiritual Practices You Can Begin in Drug Rehab

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5 Powerful Spiritual Practices You Can Begin in Rehab Spiritual practices are tools designed to help you grow and develop as a human. By using these approaches in recovery, it will strengthen your sobriety and provide you with a path to happiness. Here are 5 powerful spiritual practices that you will start to develop during your time in rehab. Letting Go Letting go means no longer carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. All you are expected to do is get up each day and try your best – if you plant enough positive karma seeds, they will ripen into something wonderful in your future. Your life is going to be far less stressful if you can let go of expectations and stop trying to micromanage the universe. Just focus on what you can change and trust the universe…

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Prescription Pill Addiction Now Reaching Epidemic Levels

Prescription Pill Addiction Now Reaching Epidemic Levels

Prescription Pill Addiction Now Reaching Epidemic Levels What can I do about prescription pill addiction? If you’re one of the millions of people in America or Canada suffering from prescription pill abuse, then you know how deadly serious the problem is. But did you know how widespread it is? Prescription painkiller addiction is shocking government and law enforcement agents as it continues to explode in popularity. They’re a group still used to the drug problems of years ago, when straight-up illegal drugs were the main problem: heroin, cocaine, crack, PCP, or other drugs. But now the danger is drugs is found behind a pharmacy counter. And it’s getting deadlier and deadlier. Click here to learn more about how California is struggling with prescription medication addiction. The Shocking Rise in Prescription Painkiller Addiction Prescription drug abuse is getting more and more…

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Arizona Rehab Needs with 6th Largest Prescription Drug Abuse Rate

Arizona Has 6th Largest Prescription Drug Abuse Rate

Arizona Rehab Needs with 6th Largest Prescription Drug Abuse Rate Arizona rehab needs are skyrocketing in proportion to alcohol and drug problems in the state and around North America. What can I do about Arizona prescription drug abuse? Drug addiction is a disease that millions of people struggle with, and prescription drugs are quickly becoming the most popular and most deadly drug of choice for drug users young and old alike. But while prescription pills are very popular all over the US and Canada, it’s in Arizona that the rate is particularly high. In fact, of all 50 states in America, Arizona has the 6th highest rate of prescription drug abuse. Nationally, the Western states tend to have higher rates of prescription pill abuse versus other areas of the United States. Click here to learn more about how prescription drug…

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California Prescription Drugs Increase—Over 3.9 Million/Year

California Prescription Drugs Increase—Over 3.9 Million/Year

California Prescription Drugs Increase—Over 3.9 Million/Year What can I do for prescription drug addiction in California? California is unfortunately leading the US in terms of drugs prescribed. In fact, California is so prescription-happy that there are over 3.9 million prescriptions filled each year—and rising. That’s why California lawmakers are introducing a bill that could help with prescription medication addiction. But if you, or someone you love, are suffering from addiction to prescription drugs, you should know that there are good options for California rehab. Prescription drug addiction isn’t the end of your story, you have the power to recover your life and move forward. Click here to learn more about prescription drug abuse state-by-state. The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse “Kids are playing Russian roulette with their lives by ingesting things they are not aware of how dangerous they are,”…

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The Elderly Are At-Risk for Prescription Drug Abuse

The Elderly Are At-Risk for Prescription Drug Abuse

The Elderly Are At-Risk for Prescription Drug Abuse What can I do if my elderly loved one is struggling with prescription drug abuse? Millions of elderly Americans and Canadians are struggling with addiction to prescription drugs. Prescription drugs are rapidly becoming one of the biggest health epidemics, with millions of people getting addicted—often without meaning to. And it can be hard to know what to do when your elderly loved one is abusing prescription drugs. And prescription drugs can be deadly—almost half of all drug overdose fatalities involve prescription pills. But did you know that your elderly loved one is more at-risk for prescription drug abuse? Click here to learn more about drug addition rehab for seniors. Elderly Are More At-Risk for Addiction “There are physical, psychological and social factors that make elderly people more vulnerable to addiction,” said Angela…

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Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs

Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs

Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs What can I do if my teen is using prescription drugs? Unfortunately, far too many parents are having to face this question, as prescription drugs quickly become the biggest drug trend among teenagers in the US and Canada. And that popularity comes at a price: prescription pills are also incredibly dangerous for teens—even deadly. If your teen or young adult child is addicted to prescription drugs, now is the best time to help them toward recovery. And there’s no better way to help them than drug rehab. Click here to learn more about how California is leading in the massive prescription drug epidemic. Prescription Drugs Are Becoming the Drug of Choice for Teens Make no mistake, prescription drugs are huge, and their user base keeps expanding and expanding. According to the Foundation for a Drug Free…

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Prescription Drugs: Responsible for 1 in 7 Florida Deaths

Prescription Drugs: Responsible for 1 in 7 Florida Deaths

Prescription Drugs: Responsible for 1 in 7 Florida Deaths What can I do if I can’t stop using prescription drugs? Many people think of illegal drugs like meth, cocaine, marijuana, or heroin when they think about drug addiction or overdoses. But not only is prescription pain medication drug abuse skyrocketing (as the fastest-growing segment of drug abuse), but it’s also quickly become one of the deadliest. Across the country, prescription pills (usually prescription painkillers like Vicodin, Percocet, or OxyContin) are involved in over half of all fatal overdoses. And the statistics are getting so bad that now prescription drugs are responsible for 1 in 7 of all Florida deaths—of any cause! Click here to learn more about how to avoid fatal drug overdoses. Prescription Overdoses are Becoming an Epidemic Are prescription drugs dangerous? The truth is that they’re potentially very…

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