Drug Rehab

The Power of a Transformative Recovery Experience

When people say going to treatment changed their lives, you might underestimate what that actually means. A recovery program can do more than just help you get clean and sober; it can change and improve every aspect of your life. The most profound recovery experiences can help you find an unrivaled sense of peace, freedom and fulfillment, as well as set your body free from the power of alcohol and drugs. The consequences of substance misuse are far-reaching, including detrimental effects on your body, your relationships, your family and your career. But perhaps the saddest part of abusing substances is […]

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Mixing Adderall and Alcohol More Popular, Still Dangerous

Mixing Adderall and Alcohol More Popular, Still Dangerous

In case you haven’t heard yet, Adderall and alcohol don’t mix. We realize that alcohol is a depressant and Adderall is a stimulant, so it might seem like mixing the two will cancel one another out. Unfortunately, the results can be much more dangerous. Taking the two together can actually cause a wide range of health problems. Adderall, often prescribed for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), can hinder an individual’s ability to determine if they are too tired or too intoxicated. As a result, they drink more because they are unable to rely on the internal cues we all have to […]

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After Drug Rehab: Getting a Job or Re-Entering Your Career

Employment is a big part of an active and positive recovery. You need goals. You need something positive to fill your days. You need a way to pay back your debts. Finding a job is one of the best ways to do those things, but here are a few things to consider as you undertake the process. Finding a Job You Can Deal and Assessing Your Career After Drug Rehab Many in recovery report that the atmosphere at their job and how they feel while at work can make or break their recovery. This isn’t just a money issue. You […]

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Costs May be Tax Deductible

The cost of drug and alcohol rehab can be high, and if you opt for a high-end addiction treatment center to ensure that you have access to everything you need during your recovery, you can end up with a hefty bill. Health insurance may cover part of the costs, and you can always get financing to cover the rest, but when it comes to tax time, can you recoup any of the costs? As of right now, there are ways to claim the cost of drug and alcohol rehab on your tax return – as long as you itemize your […]

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Talking to Kids About Your Drug Addiction and Trip to Rehab

It’s not an easy discussion to have, but talking to your kids about the medical disorder that is drug addiction is something that you will need to do before you head off to drug rehab. You’ll need to let them know where you’ll be going, how long you’ll be gone, that you need to get treatment help in order to get well and – above all else – that you love them and want to get better so that you can be a better parent for them. Your Kids Know More About Your Drug Addiction Than You Think Before you […]

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