Addiction doctors say insurance barriers to opioid addiction treatment are putting people’s lives at risk, USA Today reports. The post Insurance Barriers to Addiction Medication Putting People at Risk of Death: Doctors appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
A group of House lawmakers—both Democratic and Republican—is asking that the Drug Enforcement Administration delay the decision to make kratom a Schedule I drug, according to The Huffington Post. The post Group of House Lawmakers Ask DEA to Reconsider Making Kratom a Schedule I Drug appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
The recent surge in overdoses from the potent opioid carfentanil is overwhelming first responders and crime labs in Ohio, NPR reports. Carfentanil, used to sedate elephants, is 100 times stronger than fentanyl. The post Surge in Carfentanil Overdoses Overwhelming Ohio First Responders and Crime Labs appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
The post 5 Fears That Keep You From Getting Alcohol and Drug Treatment appeared first on Sober Nation. It can take a long time and a lot of heartache to get to the point in your addiction where you decide that you need alcohol and drug treatment. Show More Summary
Last week I recorded a quite long question-and-answer live broadcast for my weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. Part 2 of the Q&A call (episode #160) covers these two questions: ~ How would you work with a couple who are both trying to quit drinking at the […]
So, singing lessons…. Guess what we got the first lesson? Ghegheghe…. Yes; Rehab… This is so, so, so dunno, strange? Of all the songes in the world.???? Obviously the frequency of addiction is still strong in my life. Further: I … Continue reading ?
The post A Recipe for Dealing with Stress & Depression appeared first on Sober Nation. Recovery for me is the space between what happens in life and the breathing space to deal with it. It’s that place of reflection. It’s the difference between response and reaction. Show More Summary
40 million people in the United States smoke. Nearly half (16 million) of them are living with a smoking-related disease, and in the United States, about 1 in 5 deaths (480,000) occur every year as a result of cigarette smoking. The negative health effects of nicotine addiction are widely known, but only a small percentage quit. Show More Summary
step right up. for one day only, i’m creating an anonymous sober confession booth on the subject of “things we can’t control”. I want to focus on things we need to let go of. Like crazy in-laws, compulsive behaviours, and those people you are forced to visit where you’re afraid to eat in their homes […]
The post Chill Out With These Healthy Relaxation Tips appeared first on Sober Nation. Prior to entering recovery, the term “relaxation” was usually correlated with ingesting some type of downer that artificially provided you with a feeling of calm and serenity. Show More Summary
Sing it to the tune of, “The Way We Were“. I was back in Jacksonville for a long weekend. I was reconnecting with my loved ones, helping my daughter Lauren move, and cleaning out one of my storage spaces. There is something metaphorical...Show More Summary
Things are difficult. Sad. Boss bitch is on war path again: “Ooh, I can not say that when Feeling is present (referring to the sex question about ‘how often do you do it?’ she half-finished when I walked in), but … Continue reading ...
Charlie "The Spaniard" Brenneman is a professional mixed martial arts fighter, speaker, mentor and autho of Driven: My Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage. A former junior high Spanish teacher, The Spaniard left his job to pursue...Show More Summary