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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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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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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Recovery Today

Footprints of Serenity is a recovery company helping individuals to become and stay sober.  Each individual is unique, and needs different types of help.  

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Men's Eating Disorder Often Overlooked

Anorexia and bulimia are the two most widely known eating disorders, and despite their association with women, 10 percent to 15 percent of sufferers are men, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. 

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Purple Drank Abuse

Purple Drank is an addictive drink made up by the drug abuser himself (or herself). The primary intoxicating ingredient is a promethazine-codeine cough medication that is available only by prescription.

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Suboxone - Finding Its Way Inside of Prisons

Suboxone, a drug used to treat opiate addiction designed to reduce withdrawal symptoms through a tapering process

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