What Happens if a Person Eats Weed?

What Happens if a Person Eats Weed?

A person can get high when eating marijuana. It usually takes longer and is not as intense as inhaling marijuana smoke. The high does last longer and is detectable in urine after eating it. Marijuana is typically smoked in a

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Healthy Eating is Critical for Recovery

Healthy Eating is Critical for Recovery

Commonly, people in recovery believe that overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction should allow a person to indulge in sweets, fats and junk food. Evidence suggests eating habits may be hindering a person more than helping in recovery. Learn some

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How is OxyContin Abused?

How is OxyContin Abused?

Manufacturers for OxyContin have to print warnings on the label that it should not be cut, broken, chewed, crushed or dissolved. The warning labels advise never to take OxyContin other than prescribed for a good reason. The more OxyContin is

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What Happens When Treatment Ends?

Try These Get Sober Tips

Getting clean and sober is not the same as staying clean and sober. People in recovery from addiction must be aware that recovery is a journey and is happening moment by moment, day by day. The start of recovery requires

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Why Mixing Alcohol with Heroin is Dangerous

Why Mixing Alcohol with Heroin is Dangerous

The risks and dangers of mixing heroin with alcohol may outweigh the benefits. Heroin has a detrimental impact on the brain and body when introduced into the system. Learning about the effects of heroin and alcohol can support learning about

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Laughter Really IS the Best Medicine

Laughter Really IS the Best Medicine

Physical exertion is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety, especially in recovery. In the company of friends and loved ones it can boost self-confidence and increase the release of endorphins. People who laugh together are often able to

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