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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Choosing the Right Rehab

Finding the right rehab for your son, daughter, loved one, or just someone that you want to help is not that easy

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New App Helps Catch Suicide Risk

Nearly half of people who die from suicide have seen a health professional of some sort in the month before their deaths and there are ways to find out who might be at risk and help them, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) says.

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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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Recovery After Care

Often alcoholics and addicts make many changes while they are in treatment, and once they have returned home are overwhelmed by their families.  Since home was a trigger, it is suggested that the individual finds a sober living, has a Sober Coach or Recovery Companion, for a a couple of months before making the full move back home.

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Chantix Anti-Smoking Drug Dangerous!

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a new warning to Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix letting patients know the prescription can intensify the effects of drinking alcohol, sometimes leading to aggressive behavior or amnesia.

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What is Drug Addiction?

Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. Although the initial decision to take drugs is voluntary for most people, the brain changes that occur over time challenge an addicted person’s self-control and hamper his or her ability to resist intense impulses to take drugs.

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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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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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Study Finds Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help

Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.

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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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