Monthly Archives - September 2018

Coping with Post-Acute Withdrawal Symptoms During Addiction Recovery

Coping with Post-Acute Withdrawal Symptoms During Addiction Recovery Written by Wendy Richards, Marketing at Crosby Clinic After suddenly stopping drugs, a recognizable pattern or group of symptoms arises. In some cases, nervous system damage may be present. You may experience what is known as psycho-social stress, due to trying to live without the drugs or alcohol you were so dependent on. This usually occurs seven to 14 days into treatment for drug withdrawal, and recovery from serious nerve damage may require [...]

Non-12 Step Rehab

The NON-12-step rehab program Non-12-step rehab is finding and fixing the problem. Many people have heard of and tried the 12-step drug and alcohol rehabs and many have continued anxiety and relapses. Alcohol abuse or drug dependency is typically uncontrollable self-medication of anxiety, fear or a situation that is painful and consumes one’s life. Many drug rehabs and hospitals provide 12-step programs for the simplicity, social support of others and low cost. Yes, there is some relief, but continued anxiety just brings back [...]