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

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

Exercise as Treatment for Depression, Anxiety, and Addiction

Kansas City Recovery Addiction Treatment

Exercise as a treatment method for depression, anxiety, and addiction makes sense. We hear it everyday… exercise more… you’ll feel better… you’ll live longer… But I’m not sure many people know that exercise is a proven solution for many of our daily woes. Research has proven time and time again that exercise is more successful than any anti-depressant or anti-anxiety … 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

Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol Withdrawal

This is a topic that deserves a lot of attention and that elicits the most surprise from people. Drinking is so socially acceptable and hangovers are the epicenter of jokes, movies, and, unfortunately, every day life. A hangover is the effects of your body withdrawing from alcohol. And that is not something to take lightly. Withdrawal from alcohol starts somewhere … 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

Don’t Take The Treatment Bait

You are battered and broken, exhausted by addiction, can’t take anymore, and you sit down with Google to find some answers. You type in some keywords attached to your city, and voila! A custom-made list of addiction treatment centers appears at your fingertips! But buyer beware! Those top-listed names may not be in the area you were searching at all. … Read More