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 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

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