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Drug and Alcohol Addiction Blog

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

There are typically various stages of drug addiction recovery. The first is obvious and hits almost immediately. Once a person stops taking drugs, they will begin to feel acute withdrawal symptoms that can last a few days to a few weeks. The severity of withdrawal...
OxyContin Addiction

OxyContin Addiction

Oxycodone is one of the more popular painkillers on the market today. It is known mostly by the brand-name OxyContin and is a semi synthetic opiate that is given to people who suffer from moderate to severe pain. Typically, cancer patients and people with severe...
Focusing on Recovery after Addiction

Focusing on Recovery after Addiction

If you have completed drug addiction treatment, typically you have worked closely with a doctor, therapist or counselor to establish how to transition back into the real world. During this time, you have learned that sobriety and your overall health is highly...