Is Quitting Percocet Cold Turkey Possible?

Is Quitting Percocet Cold Turkey Possible?

Percocet is an opioid medication that is prescribed for moderate to severe pain. Some people abuse Percocet for its perceived ability to reduce their anxiety, enhance relaxation, and create feelings of euphoria. Regular users often build up a tolerance quickly,

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Risks of Drinking and Driving

Risks of Drinking and Driving

Drinking and driving is a worldwide problem. Millions of people do it. And just because someone makes it home safely after drinking, doesn’t mean it’s the right decision. The fact is, that drinking and driving puts not only your life

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Why Consider Living Substance-Free?

The Importance of Emotional Sobriety

The focus is on physical sobriety typically in recovery but emotional sobriety is just as important. The reasons a person began using drugs or alcohol in the first place must be assessed if a person hopes to recover fully. As

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How to Feel Better by Finding a Purpose

How to Feel Better by Finding a Purpose

Most people, including those with an addiction, believe that it is near impossible to overcome an addiction. This is far from true, since people kick addictions every day. Quitting is not the hard part, rather staying quit is. People can

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Foods to Eat for a Low Inflammation Lifestyle

Foods to Eat for a Low Inflammation Lifestyle

Inflammation is a big word right now in health and wellness circles. Everyone seems to be wanting to ‘decrease inflammation,’ but what exactly that means varies depending whom is asked. Part of the reason is changing research which is looking

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Take Some Time to Learn These Life Skills

Take Some Time to Learn These Life Skills

Finally getting away from addiction and entering rehab is a hard decision to make. Once you have made it however, you’ll find that it’s a safe place for you to work through your addiction, being surrounded by medically competent and

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Endorphins Play a Key Role in Addiction

Endorphins Play a Key Role in Addiction

Endorphins are morphine-like chemicals produced by the body that help diminish pain while triggering positive feelings. Sometimes referred to as the brain’s ‘feel-good’ chemicals, the body also has natural painkillers when released from the pituitary gland of the brain during

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How a Healthy Lifestyle Promotes Healing Mind and Body

How a Healthy Lifestyle Promotes Healing Mind and Body

Individuals in recovery from addiction sometimes need help managing things like relapse prevention. A healthy lifestyle promotes healing the mind and body together. Recognizing triggers, avoiding high-risk situations and communication are important elements of healing in recovery while also promoting

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