My Name is Laurie, and I am an Enabler

The following blog piece was written by Laurie Kesaris,  the mother of one of our founders, Sam Kesaris. We are all proud to say that Sam is still clean and sober and just celebrated 7 years in April of this year.   When you are the parent of an addict there are so many 3:00 am […]

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 […]

How to Spot Methamphetamine Addiction in a Loved One

Methamphetamine, while it is not as commonly used as drugs like heroin or cocaine, is highly addictive and widely used. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, upwards of six percent of adults have suffered from meth addiction. This statistic has the potential to grow if we don’t look out for those around us […]

Keep Track and Celebrate Your Achievements with a Sobriety Calculator

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How Long It Takes to Get Sober Alcohol withdrawal symptoms tend to subside within 7 to 14 days The body clears 0.25 to 0.50 ounces of alcohol each hour EtG tests can detect alcohol for up to 80 hours after the last drink Track how long you’ve been sober for using a sobriety calculator. The […]

3 Signs of Opiate Withdrawal and How to Manage Them

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[su_pullquote align=”right”] “Nearly 80 percent of Americans using heroin (including those in treatment) reported misusing prescription opioids prior to using heroin.” National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) [/su_pullquote] It’s not unusual for many opioid abusers to relapse when signs of opiate withdrawal start to appear. Opiate and opioid addiction affects millions of Americans. This is […]

A Rise in Fentanyl Abuse in America

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Fentanyl addiction rates are rising to epidemic proportions in America. It’s one of the deadliest drugs available, and overdoses caused by fentanyl abuse rose 540% from 2013 to 2016. Fentanyl is not only found on the black market. It’s also a prescription opioid used to treat moderate to severe pain. The drug was first synthesized […]

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. […]

Finding A Meaningful Support Group In Your Alcohol Abuse And Drug Program

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You did it! You made the choice to go to alcohol or drug rehab. You’re on the way to a healthier and happier lifestyle. Going to a treatment center is an amazing choice. Recovery programs are shown to be very successful. As an addict or alcoholic, it does take some getting used to though. Alcohol […]