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New Years Resolution for Getting Sober

New Year’s Resolutions and Addiction Recovery After a year like the one that we have had, there is a good chance that even thinking about resolutions is a little bit too overwhelming. At the start of most years, it is a common tradition to sit down and write out a list of things that we […]

Can You Overdose on Barbiturates?

What Are Barbiturates? Barbiturates are central nervous system depressants that are sometimes used as anticonvulsants (for the treatment of seizure disorders) and for the treatment of severe anxiety-related disorders. However, because barbiturate medications have such a high potential for physical and psychological dependency, they are not as commonly used as they once were. The majority […]

The Link Between Stress and Relapse

Can Stress Cause a Relapse? According to a recent study, somewhere between 40 and 60 percent of men and women who have been treated for alcoholism or drug addiction will relapse within the first year of their sobriety. Sadly, an even greater number will relapse after the first year. Why are relapse rates so high, […]

Benefits of Lucemyra in Opioid Detox

How is Lucemyra Used? Lucemyra is a relatively new medication that works by effectively blocking the release of norepinephrine and in turn reducing the more severe symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. Norepinephrine is a vital hormone that is widely thought to play a role in certain bodily functions like sleep regulation, blood pressure, alertness, and […]