Detox help

DRUG DETOX IS NOT DRUG TREATMENT

Addiction Recovery’s 1st Step When chronic drug users and alcoholics separate from an addictive substance they often need help coping with withdrawal.  Detox is a popular umbrella term in the lingo of addiction recovery services, but new terms are emerging.  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration defines crisis stabilization as a direct service […]

Addiction Treatment

DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR MANY IN MASSACHUSETTS

Drug Rehab Also Unavailable for Many Throughout All New England 1,256 people in Massachusetts will have no shot at opioid addiction treatment because they died in 2014 of a drug overdose.  And drug related death in 2014 will make addiction rehab no longer possible for 326 drug users in New Hampshire, 208 in Maine, 92 […]

OxyContin

The Evil Genius of OxyContin Marketing

There’s a new game that people play with television commercials: mute a pharmaceutical ad and guess what the drug treats. Erectile dysfunction (middle aged couple, arms around each other, walking the beach, sunset)? Depression (single middle aged woman, wrapped in an oversized sweater, walking the beach, cloudy day)? Fibromyalgia (more than middle aged woman, white, […]

Laconia rehab and recovery

Residents of Laconia Drug Rehab Volunteer on Trails

From The Laconia Daily Sun:  When four residents from a local drug rehab facility show up early on a Saturday morning to help the Belknap Range Trail Tenders (BRATTS) rebuild hiking trails on Belknap Mountain, it’s understandable that another volunteer assumes they must be serving court-ordered community service. At first glance, Chris, Dan, A.J., and […]