Finding a Sober Companion

Our Sober Companions work with Interventionists, Admission Specialists, Physicians, Attorneys, Families, Agents, and anyone else concerned with getting a client to and from treatment; we go the distance to help high risk addicts and alcoholics who are struggling with relapse transition into sober living environments.

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Adolescent Drug Overdose

"Teen users are at significantly higher risk of developing an addictive disorder compared to adults, and the earlier they began using, the higher their risk. Nine out of 10 people who meet the clinical criteria for substance use disorders involving nicotine, alcohol or other drugs began smoking, drinking or using other drugs before they turned 18. People who begin using any addictive substance before age 15 are six and a half times as likely to develop a substance use disorder as those who delay use until age 21 or older (28.1 percent vs. 4.3 percent)." - "Adolescent Substance Abuse: America's #1 Public Health Problem," National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, June 2011, p. 2

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Relapse

Dealing with a relapse is difficult and can be a depressing and troublesome time for  an alcoholic or addict.  It is definitely a good idea to take charge and recognize that doing something about it sooner is better than doing something later.  If you or a loved one seems to have hit a relapse, it is essential to uncover it and deal with it full on.  Most addicts have a difficult time admitting their relapse and having a realization that they should seek help instead of going on another bender.  

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Ecstasy

Ecstasy was originally developed by Merck pharmaceutical company in 1912. In its original form, it was known as “MDMA.” It was used in 1953 by the US Army in psychological warfare tests, and then resurfaced in the 1960s as a psychotherapy medication to “lower inhibitions.” It wasn’t until the 1970s that MDMA started being used as a party drug.

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How To Work Step 1

For a lot of people, walking into a treatment center or 12-step meeting for the first time is equivalent to working step one. The simple act of asking for help is, in and of itself, an admission of powerlessness and unmanageability. There is much more that an addict can do to fully work Step One.

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Talking to Your Kids About Drugs

Every parent of a teenager knows that eventually they are going to become young adults and become independent.  There is a natural progression of development as humans from teenage years to adulthood where exploration of the world around them is necessary for them to live as adults on their own someday.

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EarWax Marijuana

Dubbed pot’s most powerful high, earwax marijuana – also known as “dabs,” “honey oil,” or “butter” – has become a growing problem in the United States.

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Desperate - Parents Seek Help For Loved Ones

Before it is too late, get the help that you need for you loved one or child.

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When Is An Intervention Appropriate?

Generally people think of substance abuse as being most applicable to interventions. However, an intervention can be appropriate for any addiction or compulsive behavior.

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Alcohol Use to Recovery - Testimonial

When someone would say that I was an alcoholic, I would immediately laugh it off and go into denial mode because of the mental picture that I had interpreted of what an "alcoholic" was.

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Drug Treatment For Adolescents and Young Adults

Adolescents getting into recovery from our experience have a better success rate working closely with a sober companion or recovery coach rather than in an alcohol and drug treatment facility

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What are Inhalants?

Inhalants are any gases or fumes that can be inhaled for the purpose of getting high. These include many household products—including glue, nail polish remover, gasoline, solvents, butane, and propellants used in certain commercial products such as whipped cream dispensers. 

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