Willow Springs Recovery Blog

August 2, 2019

Technology and Treatment

While alcohol or drug addiction may devastate every aspect of people’s lives, many people are afraid to seek much-needed treatment to fight such addiction. They may be afraid of the treatment themselves, afraid of what it costs, and afraid of what others will say about them. They may afraid be […]

July 12, 2019

Fighting Addiction with Everything We Have

Weightlifters use spotters, writers use editors, and factories use quality control inspectors. Clearly, utilizing more people and more processes often creates improvements. So, why shouldn’t people seeking help for addiction utilize more than one type of treatment? Multiple treatment approaches are evident in Narcotics Anonymous groups (NA) for people using […]

May 24, 2019

Young People and Cocaine Addiction

Young People and Cocaine Addiction Did you know that abusing cocaine may produce many problems? They include Restlessness, irritability, and paranoia Irregular heart rates and heart disease Increases in blood pressure and temperature Problems with the nose, mouth, lungs, or other organs, depending on how people consume cocaine These are just […]

May 10, 2019

Using Tools to Fix Addiction and Other Diseases

Using Tools to Fix Addiction and Other Diseases Modern medicine can save lives and improve the quality of our lives. That is, when we let it. Sometimes, we don’t use the tools at our disposal, which may cause grave consequences. Vaccines are one example of life-saving tools. They’re also tools that […]

May 2, 2019

10 Unusual Addictions

10 Unusual Addictions  When you hear the word “addiction”, chances are that you also think of things like drugs, alcohol, food, or even smartphones. However, because addiction is a disease influenced by the reward center of the brain, nearly anything can trigger addictive behaviors. While not all addictions are harmful, each of […]

March 13, 2019

The Dangers of Paregoric Liquid

Paregoric liquid, also known as anhydrous morphine or camphorated tincture of opium, is a Class III narcotic often prescribed for the treatment of severe diarrhea. It is prescribed for both children and adults to be taken by mouth following loose bowels. A Class III narcotic means that paregoric liquid has the […]

February 28, 2019

Drug Detoxing While Pregnant

When pregnant, one of the main things you must do is think about your child. You are bringing a bundle of joy into this world. There are many things you can do to keep you and your baby safe during pregnancy. One thing you can do is to make sure […]

January 29, 2019

How to Report Someone Abusing Prescription Drugs

If you want to know how to report someone abusing prescription drugs, there are many ways you can do that. According to HealthDay, in the United States of America, around seven million people abuse prescription drugs. This is a much higher statistic than it is for those who abuse heroin, ecstasy, […]

January 16, 2019

What Do You Need To Know About Leaving Rehab Early?

Can you check yourself out of rehab? Well, there are some things you should know about leaving rehab early. Just as it is your choice to check yourself into rehab, it is your choice to check out early. However, if you do so, your entire recovery could be at risk. Most […]

September 14, 2018

The Heroin Detox Process

The heroin epidemic that has been sweeping the world is traumatizing to friends and family. In 2014 alone, about 435,000 people used heroin, in one form or another. Many people believe that an addict is an addict purely out of choice. While this may be how the addiction started, many addicts […]