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The Nixons: From Non-stop Chaos to Blessed Relief This is the story of Tyler, a young adult with a complex history, including significant medical, behavioral and mental health issues as well as substance abuse. It is also about Clean Recovery Centers, and their unique...read more
More than 25 million people in this country rely on Adderall to treat ADHD, narcolepsy, and other hyperactivity disorders. When prescribed correctly, Adderall is meant to increase attention, focus and concentration by balancing neurotransmitters in the brain....read more
The first time I saw a psychiatrist I was in graduate school. I had recently abused a non-narcotic pain reliever called Tramadol. For the first time in my life, I realized I was addicted to a drug. I had started taking prescription narcotics periodically,...read more
The word relapse often carries a deep, negative association when it comes to drug & alcohol addiction. Feelings of shame, regret, failure & guilt can keep a person who relapsed stuck in the cycle of addiction. Today, I know that relapse was merely part of my story....read more
At 27 years old, I am in treatment for the very first time. I have tried to quit using pills on my own, but I find it nearly impossible. I can quit some drugs, but I can’t quit others. If I stop using my opiate pills, I keep snorting my Xanax. If I put down the...read more
How do I help? What do I do? How do I stop their pain? I never know the answer to these questions. I want to know the answer. I want to say “here is what my parents did in five easy steps and if you follow these steps, then your child will be free.” But addiction...read more