Oxycodone is often thought of as the lesser of the two evils as it is most often used in combination with other medications. This opiate is often formulated alongside Tylenol or Ibuprofen in several formulations. The number of prescription pain relievers with Oxycodone components include Tylox, Percodan, Percocet and of course, OxyContin. OxyContin, on the… Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Oxycontin And Oxycodone?
The first step in fixing any problem is identifying it. Sometimes people just don’t recognize a problem even if it is staring them in the face. And so it’s no surprise that people who are abusing alcohol don’t even know that they are doing it. It becomes especially confusing when heavy drinking is associated with… Continue reading Am I an Alcoholic? How to Know if You Are Suffering from Alcoholism
Alcohol is viewed so casually by this modern-day society that people tend to forget the huge risk that comes with drinking it regularly: alcoholism. In fact, alcoholism is so often portrayed on television, particularly in sitcoms, as a reliable source of jokes. Alcoholic characters are seen as clumsy and bumbling—and we laugh at their inability… Continue reading What is Alcoholism: Everything You Need to Know
When drinking casually with friends develops into abuse, you know you have a problem. But when abuse turns into dependence, and becomes full blown alcoholism, you’ve got a problem that requires medical assistance. It’s hard to recover from alcoholism. The fact that the drink itself is addictive is only one thing you have to be… Continue reading The Symptoms of Alcoholism
Addiction Recovery 101, with Tom Horvath, Ph.D. “Set your own goals for your life — and for your recovery.” ~ Dr. Tom Horvath Click to watch: The 5 Things Series contains footage of Recovery Research Institute interviews with international experts in addiction treatment and recovery. A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., is a California licensed clinical psychologist… Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Know About SMART Recovery
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Alcoholism is something many people struggle with. It’s just the harsh reality of life. People start out drinking socially, until they find themselves abusing alcohol, and then before they know it they lose control. They become alcoholics. And so this harsh reality must be faced with equally realistic solutions. There are alcohol rehabilitation centers and… Continue reading How to Control Your Alcohol Consumption-Is It Possible For Alcoholics? Spoiler ALERT- NO