Category: Addiction Recovery

  • Ibogaine What is it and is it Safe?

    Ibogaine (12-Methoxyibogamine) is a naturally occurring psychoactive substance found in a number of plants, principally in a member of the Apocynaceae family known as iboga. In recent times, it has been identified as having anti-addictive properties. It is a highly controlled substance in the United States. It is classified by the FDA as a Schedule […]

  • Teenagers and Prescription Drugs

    A Dangerous New High When Amanda was 14 years of age she had the last of four sinus surgeries. The best part of the whole process, according to Amanda, was that she received hydrocodone or a common pain pill called Vicodin, Lortab, Norco, etc, every time. She took some of the pills for her pain […]

  • How to Overcome Eating Disorders Part 3

    Thank you for returning for part three on how to defeat your eating disorder. In our previous blogs we have demonstrated the awful fact that anorexia and bulimia can have on an individual. Today we will look at how parents and others can tell if their sons or daughters or other loved ones have a […]

  • How to Defeat Eating Disorders Part 2

    Thank you for joining me today. Last time we began our discussion on eating disorders. Today we will talk about the two main eating disorders. The first eating disorder we will discuss is called anorexia nervosa or anorexia. Anorexia is deliberate starvation with the purpose of losing weight. Along with a lack of food, a […]

  • How to Defeat Your Eating Disorder Part 1

    Alexis was a young lady from the state of Iowa. She grew up in a good home. Some might say that she had a perfect upbringing because she was not subjected to drugs, alcohol or any other harmful influences. Alexis suffered from anorexia for approximately 5 years before she was brought to Reformers Unanimous. The […]

  • Breaking Free from Heroin Addiction Part 4

    Today is our fourth and final day on the subject of heroin use. Today we will continue to talk about the consequences associated with heroin use along with the subject matter of tolerance. A huge problem with heroin is the aspect of tolerance. Tolerance refers to the user’s inability to achieve the desired high with […]

  • Breaking Free from Heroin Addiction Part 3

    Thank you once again for returning for this day’s discussion on heroin and its many consequences. The user of heroin will have a decreased mental function. In a sense, they will feel as if they are in a cloud. Their actions are often diminished. They’re breeding can slow down, and in fact, many even shut […]

  • Breaking Free from Heroin Addiction Part 2

    Thank you for returning to my website. Yesterday we talked about Sandy and her addiction to heroin. Today we will talk more specifically about the drug heroin. As with all other addictive drugs, it is amazing to learn how effective heroin is at masking the real root problem in a person’s life. Heroin actually stimulates […]

  • Breaking Free from Heroin Addiction Part 1

    One of my patients gave me her testimony regarding her life on heroin. Her name was Sandy. Her testimony is quite compelling and I would like to share it with you today before we talk more in detail about the drug heroin. Sandy told me that her high school years were, to an extent, uneventful. […]

  • Why People Cut Themselves 2

    Thank you for returning so that we may explore more deeply the reason behind self harm behavior. The primary reason people self-injure is to relieve emotional pain. It is an extreme, unhealthy, and ungodly coping mechanism that some people use to get through times of stress, anxiety, conflict, disappointment, failure, or heartache. Many self-injurers have […]