Drug Bless America

Drug addiction in America is frightening. Each year our problem increases, the death toll increases, drug-related incarceration increases, and addiction continues to plague our children. The War on Drugs hasn’t worked, Just Say No didn’t work, but what will? via Rehabs.com Please share and like us:

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome – PAWS

Alcohol and drug withdrawal: Acute and Post-Acute. The acute symptoms are what you feel immediately after you stop drinking and/or using drugs, commonly referred to as detox or withdrawal. This is considered to be the first two weeks after someone stops drinking or using drugs. What most people are not aware of, is what comes next. Post Acute Withdrawal symptoms … Read More

Addiction: When Should You Get Help?

It’s a new year, and oftentimes we find ourselves contemplating change when the new year begins. New year, new you. Many people who struggle with addiction think about quitting regularly. Most of us know when we have a real problem, and most of us know the only solution is to stop. Unfortunately, knowing all of that does not make us … Read More

6 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

Kansas City Recovery Holiday Sobriety Tips

We all know that holidays are a stressful time. Most of us struggle with family issues, trying to manage finances, which house do we go to first, who’s cooking, cleaning, and traveling. It’s a lot to think about and worry about. As addicted people there is a general difficulty coping with emotions. It is at the core of why we … Read More

Outpatient Rehab Inpatient Rehab

Kansas City Recovery Outpatient Rehab

One of the most common questions I get is “Are there any alcohol rehabs or drug rehabs near me?” The answer is yes. First, let’s talk about the terminology and the different options available to you so you are more clear on what exactly you need. Outpatient Treatment Outpatient drug rehab or alcohol rehab is a regimented program where you … Read More

Addiction Help Kansas City

Once you get to the point you know help is needed, even more confusion sets in as you try to figure out the next step. I believe one of the greatest hurdles for many people is deciding which direction they are supposed to go in finding the proper help. What service do you need, what kind of professional, and what … Read More

Talking To Addicts

It’s no secret communication is tricky under the best of circumstances. Add an addiction to the equation and it can begin to feel impossible. One of the most important ingredients in good communication is to know your audience. Understand who you are talking to and what the limitations are, then tailor your conversation to accommodate that person. Otherwise, your message … Read More

The Opioid Epidemic Continues in Kansas and Missouri

Today, the Kansas City Star released an article outlining the counties who are hardest hit by the opioid crisis. Many of the rural counties are suffering because of limited access to addiction resources, more physical jobs that are more apt to have injuries, and lack of access to alternative methods of pain relief like physical therapy and acupuncture. The CDC … Read More