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Signs Of Hydrocodone Addiction

By | 2018-12-02T15:08:44+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse|

Signs Of Hydrocodone Addiction Hydrocodone is an opioid drug commonly prescribed for the treatment of pain and like all opioids, can be highly addictive. Hydrocodone use can turn into abuse, and abuse can quickly spiral into addiction. How Hydrocodone Addiction Happens Hydrocodone interferes with the brain’s pain receptors and reward system. This results

Hydrocodone & Its Effects On The Body

By | 2018-12-02T14:51:42+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse|

Hydrocodone & Its Effects On The Body Hydrocodone is the most widely prescribed painkiller in the US. Alarmingly though it has a high rate of abuse, can quickly be addictive, and is a major factor in the opioid crisis. What Is Hydrocodone? Hydrocodone is an opioid prescribed for the management of short-term pain

The Admissions Process At AMC

By | 2018-11-16T19:43:13+00:00 November 16th, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment|

The Admissions Process At AMC “It takes just one phone call.” You hear this statement so many times to get a person to act, or take that first step. But for those struggling with heroin and opioid dependence, the fear of making that phone call can be overwhelming. At AMC, we want to

5 Tips For Avoiding Relapse During The Holidays

By | 2018-11-16T19:33:18+00:00 November 16th, 2018|A Clean Life|

5 Tips For Avoiding Relapse During The Holidays For someone in recovery, the holidays can be a hard time. The holidays can be stressful and even depressing and many in recovery find they are tempted to relapse to cope. Here are 5 tips to having a “Holly, Jolly Christmas” without relapse. Put Your

Fighting The Opioid Crisis With New Legislation

By | 2018-10-23T12:13:08+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Fighting The Opioid Crisis With New Legislation We all know someone who has lost a life or had devastating consequences from opioid misuse. Preliminary numbers in 2017 show that in the US we lose more than 131 lives each day to opioid overdose. Congress reached a consensus on legislation, called the Support for

Working During Opioid Treatment and Recovery

By | 2018-10-23T12:20:30+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment|

Working During Opioid Treatment And Recovery Many who struggle with opioid or heroin dependency really do wish for help and treatment leading to a better life. However, the thoughts of seeking treatment and taking time off work just isn’t a realistic possibility. Because of their addiction, many are already struggling financially. Others have

STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM OPIOID ABUSE

By | 2018-09-20T01:31:32+00:00 September 20th, 2018|A Clean Life, Opioid Addiction|

Steps To Protect Your Family From Opioid Abuse We all know someone struggling with opioid or heroin addiction. With 142 Americans dying every day from an opioid overdose, drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50. With these alarming stats, it is of utmost importance to take

Breaking The Fear of Getting Help For Opioid Addiction

By | 2018-09-29T21:27:15+00:00 September 17th, 2018|A Clean Life|

Breaking The Fear of Getting Help For Opioid Addiction Many that need help for heroin or opioid addiction never get it. An alarming number choose not to enter treatment because of the embarrassment of what others may think.   The sad fact is that those suffering from addiction not only face stigma from the

Opioid Recovery: Get Organized

By | 2018-09-27T13:43:01+00:00 August 17th, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery|

Opioid Recovery: Get Organized Opioid abusers tend to be disorganized. When our lives are in chaos, we don’t always handle situations as we should and we open the door to making poor decisions and allowing undo stress in our lives. In recovery, it is important to get away from the chaos and disorganization

College Students And Opioid Addiction

By | 2018-08-16T14:12:35+00:00 August 16th, 2018|A Clean Life, Addiction Symptoms, Signs of Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse|

College Students And Opioid Addiction Even though college students are one of the largest groups of drug abusers, opioid abuse with college students usually doesn’t come to mind. More commonly, it is thought that college students may experiment with substances such as alcohol, marijuana, adderall, and MDMA (molly). Although it is true that