Family Roles In Addiction

Posted on April 3, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we have Elizabeth Irias joining us to talk about the family roles in addiction. In order to cope the unpredictable behaviors from their loved one suffering from addiction. family members may adopt dysfunctional behavior patterns, even if they don’t realize it. We then have Danita Coulter joining us to talk about,

Family Systems & Addiction

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 In this episode we’ll be looking deep into the impact trauma has on families and how it can span generations. We have guest Ward Blanchard, the Chief Executive Officer of the Blanchard Institute joining us to talk about how vital it is that the whole family system be active in the treatment process. Following

Recovery & COVID-19

Posted on April 2, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we have Dr. Sarah Johnson, the Chief Medical Officer at Landmark Recovery, on to discuss COVID-19. Dr. Johnson will be going over how to stay safe, how this impacts those currently going through recovery, and what you can do to manage your anxiety during these uncertain times. We hope Dr. Johnson can

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Drug Treatment In Louisville KY: What To Look For

Posted on March 27, 2020 in Drug

  To improve access to drug treatment, Louisville KY legislators have been making concerted efforts to provide quality drug treatment to all residents in need.   The legislation is a response to the growing drug addiction crisis in Kentucky. In 2019, Kentucky had the 5th highest rate of death by heroin overdose in the US

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The Safest Way to Go Through Medical Detoxification

Posted on March 26, 2020 in Drug and Alcohol

  If you or your loved one has chosen to detox from alcohol or drugs, it’s imperative to educate yourself about the safest way to go through medical detoxification.   When you’re making the first vital step to recovery, you don’t want to move ahead alone.   If you’re a heavy drinker about to stop

Individuals holding hands. Attending family therapy is one of the best thing you can do for addiction recovery.

How To Have A Successful Intervention

Posted on March 25, 2020 in Addiction

  When it comes to a successful intervention, timing is everything. The best course of action may be a focused, well-planned approach.   Whether it’s alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive eating or gambling, confronting a loved one with an addiction can be difficult because there are complex factors at play. The biggest one? The person with

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Naloxone vs Naltrexone: Key Differences

Posted on March 24, 2020 in Drug and Alcohol

  Today we’ll be pitting Naloxone vs Naltrexone head-to-head so you can tell the differences between these opioid antagonists but why should you care?   Well, opioids are prescription medicines often used to treat pain. While undeniably effective, opioids are also remarkably addictive. Deaths from opioid overdose in the US have increased by 400% since

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How To Find Safe Kentucky Recovery Centers

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Recovery

  Safe Kentucky recovery centers provide a certain standard of treatment and an environment tailored for detox and abstinence.   The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a government organization dedicated to reducing alcohol and drug addiction.   The organization provides guidelines informed by evidence-based research and advice from people who are

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What Is Casey’s Law and How Can I Use It?

Posted on March 20, 2020 in Addiction

  “What is Casey’s Law” is of the most frequently asked questions we get from readers and we’re here to conclusively answer that today.   If you’ve ever seen a friend or family member drinking or using drugs to the extent that addiction sets in, perhaps you secretly wish you could force them into rehab.

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Signs Of Heroin Use

Posted on March 14, 2020 in Drug

  Being able to spot symptoms of this highly addictive drug can help get users into treatment faster. As a kid growing up in the 60s, I’d watch TV news reports of rock stars dying of heroin overdoses — Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin to name a few. Heroin, and signs of heroin