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2 How to deal with an addict or alcoholic

How to deal with an addict or alcoholic

January 6th, 2012

Deal with an addict or alcoholic in a positive and healthy way. More on Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) and how to deal with an addict or alcoholic here.

4 Relapse prevention strategies

Relapse prevention strategies

January 5th, 2012

Top 10 relapse prevention strategies. We review the most effective strategies for preventing relapse into drug, alcohol or behavioral addictions. Guest writer Henry Steinberger, Ph.D., the author of the SMART Recovery® Handbook, joins us here.

4 Signs my kid is on drugs

Signs my kid is on drugs

January 3rd, 2012

Is your kid possibly using drugs? If you suspect drug use, it’s most likely the case. Signs your kid is on drugs, and a call to action for parents here.

41 Does Spice get you high?

Does Spice get you high?

January 2nd, 2012

Yes. Spice can get you high. In fact, synthetic cannabinoids can be more potent than THC. But smoking or drinking Spice can lead to hallucinations, intense anxiety or even death. More on Spice ingredients, and risks of taking Spice here.

11 Does Spice contain THC?

Does Spice contain THC?

December 30th, 2011

No. Spice does not contain THC. Spice contains synthetic cannabinoids. Synthetics are structurally different than THC although they trigger similar reactions in the body. More on what's in Spice here.

7 Is Spice legal?

Is Spice legal?

December 29th, 2011

Some Spice ingredients are legal in the U.S. Others are illegal. More on the legal status of Spice here.

5 Motivation to stop drinking

Motivation to stop drinking

December 27th, 2011

Looking for motivation to stop drinking? Here are four (4) practical tools for getting and staying motivated in alcohol recovery. Get and stay sober for good! More here.

3 When does Ambien peak?

When does Ambien peak?

December 26th, 2011

Ambien peaks about 1.5 - 2 hours after oral administration. But peak times are increased when you take Ambien CR with food. More on the pharmacokinetics of Ambien, plus its addiction potential here.

1 Jewish spirituality for non-Jews and Jews in recovery

Jewish spirituality for non-Jews and Jews in recovery

December 23rd, 2011

In recovery from addiction, we can redefine spirituality and its role in our lives. Not suprisingly, Jewish spirituality can apply to non-Jews and Jews alike. Here, we review a book by Dr. Leonard Felder that introduces Jews and non-Jews to deeper spiritual practices.

43 Motivation to stop smoking weed

Motivation to stop smoking weed

December 21st, 2011

Need more motivation to stop smoking weed? Here are four (4) practical exercises to get and stay motivated when quitting weed. Your questions about motivation in addiction recovery are welcomed.

8 Motivation to stop smoking

Motivation to stop smoking

December 19th, 2011

What's your motivation to stop smoking? If it's not coming from inside, we offer four (4) ideas for getting and keeping motivation to stop smoking. More here on how to stop smoking for good.

465Does synthetic weed cause death?

Does synthetic weed cause death?

January 4th, 2012

Synthetic weed has been tied to deaths in the U.S. Synthetic cannabinoids can be toxic - but quantities and ingredients are difficult to predict. More on the relationship between synthetic weed and adverse effects here.

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How long does K2 stay in your system?

December 28th, 2011

Experts don't know how long the synthetic cannabinoids in K2 stay in your system. But some can be detected within 72 hours of use. More on the metabolism of K2 ingredients here.

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35 alternatives to AA 12 step meetings

5 alternatives to AA 12 step meetings

December 23rd, 2011

ISO alcoholism support group options? We introduce five (5) reputable alternatives to 12 step meetings here. As always, we invite comments and feedback about alcoholism treatment alternatives at the end.

2When does Percocet start to work?

When does Percocet start to work?

December 20th, 2011

Percocet kicks in 0-15 minutes after oral administration. But does this make Percocet more addictive than other pain medications? Yes. More on this short-acting, rapid onset pain killer and its addiction liability here.

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