Many drug addiction treatments now include exercise as a major therapy for many good reasons. Exercise helps combat withdrawal symptoms and reduces the chances of relapsing. Working out regularly speeds up the recovery process and helps addict foster a happy, drug-free life both physically and emotionally. But Does It Actually Work? Eminem, the legendary “Kings Never Die” … [Read more...] about How Working Out Helps Beat Drug Addiction
Many holidays year-round seem to be attached to the idea of drinking. Saint Patrick's Day, Fourth of July, Mardi Gras, and of course Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. All of these holidays and more are often centered around getting together with friends and family as well as drinking. It’s commonly expected that you partake in whatever alcoholic beverage the group is … [Read more...] about How To Make It Through Any Holiday When You Don’t Drink
According to the United Nations, approximately 158.8 million people consume marijuana across the globe which is about 4% of the world’s population. One of the studies stated that out of all the people who smoked marijuana, 30% got addicted to it leading to a dependency on the drug. It has also been revealed that the earlier a person starts smoking marijuana, the more likely is … [Read more...] about Looking to Stop Smoking Marijuana? How to Develop a Winning Plan
Are you embarking on a road to overcome your drug addiction? Well, quitting drugs, either by entering a detox center, rehab center or doing it on your own is the first step in the long journey of recovery. According to a 2014 study published in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, recovery is defined as a process through which people improve their … [Read more...] about Drug Addiction Recovery: What To Expect In the First Year?
Many addiction recovery centers and programs offer some sort of activity therapy. Horseback riding, fishing, and nature hiking are just a few of the activities featured in many facilities. For some people in addiction recovery, outdoor sports are the key in their recovery. Understanding why these things go hand in hand has to do with understanding addiction, the importance in … [Read more...] about Why Addiction Recovery and Outdoor Sports Go Hand in Hand