Over the past few years, more patients have outreached CeDAR to address problematic or addictive patterns with the drug Kratom. What is this substance which has gathered national attention, specifically regarding regulatory concerns and safety? This article reviews the substance Kratom, how it affects the brain, and implications for someone in recovery. Read the full article.
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This is part 2 of Sleep. Chronic insomnia is also a very common reported reason for someone relapsing on substances. The stress and agitation from poor sleep eventually wear someone down. What are the causes and what can I do about it? Find out here.
Addiction is a disease. The most common addiction is alcoholism and about 85% of inpatient rehab patients meet the criteria for this condition. The disease components seem to be the same from addiction to addiction, so these principles are easily transferrable to you if you have a primary opioid addiction or any other addictive process. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION
The path of moving from early recovery to long-term recovery involves the concept of ‘building.’ Recovery Capital is a term used to describe assets helpful in preserving your abstinence from drugs and alcohol. Read about it.