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  • Struggling with Alcohol Addiction? Now You Can Withdraw at Home

    July 27, 2020 by

    Isolation, boredom, financial stress, and endless jokes about “quarantinis”— for anyone struggling with alcohol use disorder, the coronavirus pandemic has only made matters worse. But there’s a silver lining: Thanks to new treatment guidelines, most patients can safely undergo alcohol withdrawal without checking into an inpatient facility. In other words, you can now safely “detox” at home.

  • “I’m not willing to lose everything”: Recovery in the Time of Coronavirus

    May 1, 2020 by

    Let’s not sugarcoat things: Amid the COVID-19 crisis, anxiety is sky high among folks in treatment for opioid addiction. If that’s you, your number one fear may be relapse. After all, stress, isolation, and boredom — key triggers under any circumstance — have been cranked up to the max during the coronavirus pandemic. Maybe you… Read more

  • “Oh my god, I feel normal”: This is Your Brain on Suboxone

    September 12, 2019 by

    If you’ve been struggling with opioid addiction or have a family member mired in addiction, chances are you’ve heard of Suboxone. Maybe you’ve heard it’s a “miracle drug,” allowing folks with OUD (opioid use disorder) to kick heroin or pills for good, without suffering the unbearable withdrawal that drives addiction. Or maybe you’ve heard Suboxone… Read more

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