We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable. Step one is often referred to as the only step we have to do perfectly. This is the point in which we admit that we have lost all power and control over our addiction. This is the step in which we
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The Texas Professional Recovery Network (PRN) with the Texas Pharmacy Association was founded in 1981 to serve impaired pharmacists. Since then, PRN has expanded its network to include pharmacy students, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, veterinarians, and optometrists. PRN provides monitoring and advocacy services for professionals in these fields who may be impaired to practice.
Resilience in Recovery You have survived a lot of challenges and hardships in your life. You have endured addiction, abuse, trauma, mental illness or a combination of these and somehow you are still here. Many people aren’t as fortunate to pull through. You might wonder how or why you are still around to tell the
Going into alcohol rehab is not a “one and done” process. Recovery is a lifelong pursuit that requires dedication and commitment to a better life through sobriety. In the beginning, you’ll focus on detox and rehab. However, when you go into aftercare or independent recovery maintenance, you’ll need to remember that the process continues. Types
The Difference Between Long Term Treatment Centers and Outpatient Programs When you’re looking at rehab options to start recovery from drug or alcohol abuse, you’ll likely wonder what most other patients do. What’s the difference between long term treatment centers and outpatient programs? Which program will serve you best, as you work for lasting recovery?
For many, there’s nothing worse than watching a loved one struggling with chemical dependency. You may want to help them, but not know the best approach. This is particularly true when addiction is clearly “off limits” every time you try to talk to them about getting help. So how do you approach a loved one
Does a Substance Abuse Assessment Always Result in a Need for Addiction Treatment? There’s a shroud of mystery that seems to cover a substance abuse assessment, for many patients looking to get into rehab for addiction treatment. The term “assessment” seems to worry many, making this conversational test sound like a college exam. However, this
Did You Know Your Health Insurance Can Cover Rehab For Heroin Abuse? Many patients are unaware that health insurance can cover rehab for heroin abuse, just as it covers other health conditions. This type of coverage is relatively new to policyholders, as a result of recent changes in the health insurance industry. Fortunately, if you
The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction Acknowledging an addiction can be challenging, even for those who know in the back of their minds that they need help. Taking the first steps in seeking help with addiction can make it easier to begin treatment, make progress and achieve a healthier life. Understanding
Many don’t know the origin of Adderall and how prescription drugs can cause some of the most dangerous addictions. While they may have legitimate medical benefits, they can be devastating when abused. Adderall addiction is a perfect example. What is Adderall? Adderall is the brand name of a prescription drug that combines two stimulants. Adderall