Sober Transport

Footprints of Serenity provides client transportation services with a Recovery Companion. Transportation can be a hurdle in the life of a newly sober person. Whether the client is interested in maintaining an ongoing recovery or just needs to stay abstinent for a period of time, getting from A to B can be a real hassle.
 

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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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Addicted to Morphine

Morphine is the classic opiate painkiller, the standard by which other opiates are measured. While other opiates are more often the drug of choice of opiate addicts, morphine in pill or liquid form is still sought to satisfy cravings.

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Cocaine, Amphetamine Users More Likely To Take Own Lives

Stimulants use such as cocaine and amphetamine are associated with suicidal behavior among people who inject drugs, researchers at the University of Montreal and CHUM Research Centre say.  Addiction has already been identified as a major risk factor for suicide, it is a ten percent fact among drug users.  

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Sober Social Events

For alcoholics and addicts social functions are fought with uncertainty. Alcohol and drugs are prevalent. Family reunions, parties, funerals, holidays and corporate functions can trigger a relapse. Having a sober companion at your side can bring comfort and give our clients the confidence to navigate through these situations without drinking or substance using.

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The Gifts of Sobriety

Traditional philosophy states, self-control is needed to stay sober.  Living sober isn't a control issue, someone active in their alcohol use or substance use crosses a line into addiction and cannot "go back" to control it. 

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Getting Treatment Without Rehab

Admitting that you have a problem and accepting the fact that you cannot stay sober on your own is only the beginning.  Alcoholism and drug addiction are illnesses that are often characterized by isolation. 

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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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Properly Nourishing The Body - Essential In Recovery

People who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction almost always experience some level of malnutrition.  Alcohol is high in empty calories that lead to feeling full but do not support the health of the body.  Drug addicts are often so distracted by the cycle of getting high, crashing and looking for another high that eating and self-care are severely neglected.

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Meditation May Reduce A Drug Users Relapse

Many people who undergo treatment for addiction will relapse and begin to use drugs again when their therapy and treatment has ended. Although, a new study suggests that meditation techniques may help prevent such a relapse. 

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Addicted to Meth

Methamphetamine is a powerful drug.  Also known as speed, meth, glass, crank, crystal, pow wow, just to name a few.  

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Being In A Codependent Relationship with an Alcoholic or Addict.

Codependency may seem like a form of "relationship," but it is not. Codependency is the inability to relate to another human being. Indeed, both codependents and addicts are often described as “intimacy cripples.”

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