Two individuals talking about their depression

Coping Habits

Posted on July 29, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode of Recovery Radio, Zach joined by Ryan Cain, the President of Nashville Recovery Center. Ryan, having experienced addiction himself, touches on the warning signs of unhealthy coping habits that can turn into an addiction. Following Ryan, Zach speaks with Tim Griffin, the current Public Information Officer and 17-year veteran Firefighter of the


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Understanding an Addiction to Adderall

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  Can you become addicted to Adderall? Despite proven success in certain diagnoses, this drug is abused with unsettling regularity by individuals from all walks of life.   What is Adderall? Adderall is a central nervous system stimulant that targets areas in the brain that regulate hyperactivity and impulse control. Its chemical makeup is a


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Rehabs Near Me: Are They Good?

Posted on July 28, 2020 in Rehab

  Is your life becoming unmanageable due to excessive drinking or a drug problem?   Do you have a family member in desperate need of professional addiction treatment?   If so, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans each year seek treatment, and there are more than 14,500 rehab centers nationwide.   Unfortunately, this degree of


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The Benefits Of Unfriending After Rehab

Posted on July 26, 2020 in Recovery

  One of the hardest parts of staying clean is saying goodbye to those friends who are not good for you and could trigger a relapse.   Relapse en route to successful recovery is commonplace. Between 40% and 60% of people who detox from drugs or alcohol at a rehab facility will relapse at some stage.


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What Is Alcohol Considered?

Posted on July 25, 2020 in Drug and Alcohol

  Alcohol itself needs no introduction but is alcohol a drug?   The short answer: yes it is, and it’s potentially highly addictive, too.   We’ll highlight today what type of drug alcohol is, how it alters the way your brain is wired, and why alcohol is so addictive.   Alcohol Is A Drug Alcohol


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How Marijuana Stays in Your System

Posted on July 24, 2020 in Drug

  With marijuana now decriminalized or fully legalized in the majority of US states, many users may be wondering how this substance can affect them, especially when they’re sober.   The truth is, despite the relaxing criminal consequences for marijuana users, cannabis can still impact your health, as well as your personal and professional life.


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10 Best Books About Recovery

Posted on July 23, 2020 in Recovery

  With COVID-19 still making our lives harder in many ways, we’re trying to share as many recovery resources with you as we can.   After last week’s collection of the best recovery podcasts, we’re turning our attention to literature today.   When you’re struggling with the challenges of leaving drink or drugs behind, reach


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Embracing Change

Posted on July 22, 2020 in Podcast

In this special episode, we have guest host Michelle McGinnis, the Chief Clinical Officer of Landmark Recovery, filling in for Zach Crouch. Our guest this week is Dr. Carlo DiClemente, professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology, University of Maryland and co-creator (with James Prochaska, PhD) of the Trans-theoretical Model of Change. Dr. DiClemente and


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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Treatment: What’s Right for You?

Posted on July 20, 2020 in Rehab

  If you struggle with addiction, taking that first step to recovery seems overwhelming. You want to begin your journey to wellness, but where do you start?   Detox and inpatient treatment are often the first steps. Outpatient treatment follows, giving you the tools you need to stay on track while in recovery.   Let’s


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Medical Vs. At Home Detox

Posted on July 19, 2020 in Detox

  Even under the best of circumstances, detox from substances is challenging work. Today, we’re going to talk about medical detox versus at-home detox and consider the pros, cons, and dangers of each.   What is Detox? Detoxification is the process of weaning an individual’s body off harmful substances to minimize the dangerous effects of withdrawal.