Naloxone – A Blessing or a Curse?

Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an overdose from opiates.  It is an injection or nasal spray medication that needs to be administered as soon as possible after a person has an opiate overdose.  Many people see this medication as a “cure” to the...

Priority Quadrants-Dave Rogers

So we’re going to do something called priority quadrants.  Some people do a really good job prioritizing things in their life, some not so much.  This comes from a book (7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey), great book if you haven’t read it.  So...

Drug Intervention Help and Overview of Addiction

Do I have a problem with alcohol/substance abuse or alcohol/substance dependence?  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (DSM V) there are certain criteria a person will meet in order to have alcohol/substance severity.  So it is necessary to know the...

Becoming a Better Parent in Recovery

So, now that you are no longer drinking it’s time to start living again.  A part of living for many is becoming a better parent.  Many times, parents in active addiction tend to promise to do things with their children and have great intentions to do this.  But,...

The Disease of Addiction

The Disease of Addiction is one that is not curable.  But, just like diabetes it is treatable.  This is why it is so important to understand exactly how drug and alcohol addictions can be stopped.  Many people think they can just go to “rehab” and when...