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Opiate Addiction and Recovery

Over the last decade, we have seen opiate addiction skyrocket, as well as opioid overdose rates. While there are paths to recovery from opiate addiction, first, it’s important to understand what opiates are, what addiction may look like, and recovery options. What are Opiates? Opiates, or opioids, are controlled, narcotic, prescription painkillers. They are typically…

What is a Sober Living Community?

After going through a treatment program, you may be asking yourself what the next steps are. You have some choices to make that can influence your future. For example, will you move back home? This can be tricky if you do not have a supportive environment or are surrounded by the same triggers that landed…

Recovering from Percocet

What is Percocet and why is it a problematic drug? Percocet is a prescription medication that is used to treat acute and moderate to severe pain. It falls into the classification of an opioid/acetaminophen combination drug. It is taken orally in the form of a pill, tablet, or solution. Since it is an opioid, it…