Author Archives: PAX Riverbend

  • Common Relapse Triggers and How You Can Avoid Them
    Saturday, March 28th, 2020

    Common Relapse Triggers and How You Can Avoid Them

    In substance abuse treatment, discussions surrounding triggers and relapse prevention are very common and vital to maintaining sustainable recovery. Addiction is defined as “a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by...
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  • Keeping Your Job While Going to Rehab
    Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

    Keeping Your Job While Going to Rehab

    Despite popular belief, many people who suffer from substance abuse also are active in a job or career. In fact, according to studies conducted by the National Institute on...
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  • What Does Heroin Do?
    Saturday, March 21st, 2020

    What Does Heroin Do?

    Heroin is one of the most commonly abused illicit drugs in America and many loved ones have difficulty understanding a loved one’s heroin addiction. They may wonder, “what does...
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  • Fentanyl Abuse: Everything You Need to Know
    Saturday, March 21st, 2020

    Fentanyl Abuse: Everything You Need to Know

    While the opioid crisis in America continues to affect millions of people, a fairly new drug from the opioid class is wreaking havoc among the communities nationwide. Fentanyl is...
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  • Opiate Addiction Treatment and Rehab Programs
    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

    Opiate Addiction Treatment and Rehab Programs

    Opiate rehab programs help guide suffers from the far-reaching opiate epidemic with the help and tools needed to overcome this deadly type of addiction. Treatment for opiate addiction usually...
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  • How Do I Plan an Intervention?
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    How Do I Plan an Intervention?

    If your loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, sometimes an intervention is necessary and the most effective way to convince them to get the professional help...
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  • Signs and Symptoms of Prescription Drug Abuse
    Thursday, January 16th, 2020

    Signs and Symptoms of Prescription Drug Abuse

    Prescription drug abuse refers to using prescription medications in a way that defies a doctor’s orders. This includes mixing medications, crushing, snorting, or injecting medications, taking more than prescribed,...
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