Book Review: “The Truth About Addiction and Recovery: The Life Process Program for Outgrowing Destructive Habits
The Truth About Addiction and Recovery: The Life Process Program for Outgrowing Destructive Habits by Stanton Peele and Archie Brodsky, offers a different way of addressing addiction recovery unlike traditional 12-Step programs.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that nearly 6 million people are addicted to prescription painkillers in the U.S. and the number continues to rise. Opiate medication such as Lortab, that was prescribed for surgical pain or during recovery from an injury has become a popular recreational drug and has led to an increase in abuse and addiction.
The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends at parties and gatherings; however it is also a time that can lead to a relapse for those in alcohol and drug abuse and addiction recovery. But, with a little planning you can avoid relapse during the holidays!
Deciding to end your drug addiction is a significant step in your life. However, that choice can also come with some unwanted side effects and withdrawal symptoms. One of the most common is depression.
According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, prescription drug abuse is now the second most common type of illegal drug abuse, trailing only marijuana abuse. Of all prescription drugs, painkillers are the most abused.
About 2.5 million people begin abusing painkillers each year in the United States. Some of the most commonly abused painkillers include:
September 25, 2012, Houston TX: Gallus Detox Centers, established in March of 2011 in Prescott, Arizona, is proud to announce the opening of its first facility in Texas. "The new center in Sugar Land continues our goal of small, medical drug and alcohol detox facilities offering unparalleled patient care, excellent service and upscale amenities like private rooms and personal massage.