Profiles in Recovery: Iron Man and Iron Determination

Celebrities and Addiction According to research done by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), over 20 million Americans suffer from a drug or alcohol-related issue. This number makes it easy to understand the reason behind the saying, “addiction does not discriminate.” No matter the background, upbringing, success, career, drug and substance abuse, […]

Your Guide to Manchester Rehab, Treatment Centers & Alcoholics Anonymous

Manchester, New Hampshire is the largest city in northern New England, serving as home for over 100,000 people. There is a ton to do in Manchester. From a nice relaxing boat ride on the river to baseball games, you’ll find it hard to be bored. That being said, there is also a drug culture in […]

Your Guide to Concord Rehab, Treatment Centers & Alcoholics Anonymous

Not far from the booming city of Manchester is the small state capital of Concord, New Hampshire.The city is home to the University of New Hampshire’s prestigious school of law and a few other educational institutions. Concord is seated on the Merrimack River and a short drive from Lake Winnipesaukee, drawing in tons of people […]

A Rise in Heroin Overdose Rates in America

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Between 2010 and 2016, the number of heroin overdoses in America has increased over 5 times. This opioid epidemic shows no signs of stopping or slowing according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, it appears that more and more Americans are getting hooked on heroin and other prescription opioids. […]

5 Reasons Why an Inpatient Rehab Center Is Best for Your Recovery

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Inpatient rehab centers offer treatment programs that are usually a minimum of 28 days long. These programs can span over 90 days. Drug addicts with a more severe addiction will usually opt for a longer program length. This gives them ample time to reset and retrain their brain. After all, addiction is a chronic disease […]

Drug Overdose Statistics and Its Effect on America

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Drug overdose rates continue to rise year after year. More and more Americans develop an alcohol or drug addiction. It’s become an epidemic that has taken a huge toll on society and the economy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 64,070 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016. These numbers are […]

Freedom From Drug Addiction

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Often times, it’s hard for drug addicts to understand how much of their life is run by their drug of choice. Signs of drug addiction can be hard to spot when an addict is so attached. They have been consistently participating in substance abuse. Signs of mental illness can also be very hard to spot. […]

Break Opiate Dependence: 9 Ways To Manage Pain Without Opiates

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When dealing with chronic pain, many patients are prescribed opiates, like OxyContin. Unfortunately, most of these opiates are highly addictive. According to a study by the Center for Disease and Control CDC), an opioid prescription that lasted for over eight days increased the likelihood of drug use by 13.5% a year later. For a prescription […]