Blog Posts - Getting Help

Aimee Mann: (Drug Abuse) It’s Not Going to Stop on it’s Own

Aimee Mann’s song “Wise Up” is a beautiful reminder that one’s addiction isn’t just going to stop on it’s own. You have to take the steering wheel and make a conscious choice to get alcohol or drug treatment.
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Feb 19, 2014

Suboxone | Addiction Treatment with a Dark Side

Buprenorphine, which is the active ingredient in the widely popular methadone alternative for opiate addicts to starve off withdrawal symptoms and live a normal life is becoming more and more popular these days with the mass amount of prescription pa...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Nov 20, 2013

5 Tips/Pieces of Advice We Can Take From Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence crosses all racial and socio-economic boundaries, and it is something that can happen to absolutely anyone. It’s prevalent in all areas of the country, and it continues to be a hidden problem that people just don’t discuss, even...
by Earnest Parenting on Nov 13, 2013

Using Yoga to Overcome Addiction

In this guest post readers are offered another way to overcome addiction besides the typical ways usually discussed! Yoga, a form of exercise, meditation and breathing techniques can often be a great tool for the recovering addict or alcoholic. It...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Oct 5, 2013

The True Dangers Of Methadone and its Consequences with Drug Rehab

Dangers of Methadone and Drug Rehab Methadone is commonly referred to as the “drug solution for the drug problem” or a type of out-patient drug rehab. Methadone is an FDA approved drug that is commonly used to help detox patience with opi...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Jul 30, 2013

Jodi Arias case - What I believe and why. Domestic violence -Batteredwoman syndrome.

I have been following the Jodi Arias case closely these past couple of days, for those of you who are not familiar with it, the case involves a young woman accused of brutally killing her long time on and off again boyfriend Travis Alexander back in...
by My Meddling Mind on Feb 15, 2013

Baying At The Moon … A Cry For Help.

A strange post follows... from out of the blue...
by What’s All This, Then? on Jan 13, 2013

Smoking Cessation Benefits and Early Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery

The first installment of a new 11 post collection we will be releasing on commonly accepted yet false beliefs and practices within the addiction and recovery community. Within this post we cover smoking cessation and its affects on drug and/or alcoh...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Dec 1, 2012

AHA Yahoo Group for Addiction & Recovery Support

Every so often we come across a new tool on the internet and it hit us..., "that could be a great service to the members/ viewers of drug addiction and alcohol recovery and support website Addicts Helping Addicts. Well, although it has been months i...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Nov 8, 2012

Is Abstinence From Alcohol The Only Answer?

Many alcohol rehabs preach abstinence as the only effective way to overcome a habitual alcohol problem. This is no surprise to thousands of Americans who have been through rehab after rehab only to continue their drinking problem because they have be...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Nov 2, 2012

Seeking help for mental health - Applying skills, utilizing knowlegde

When suffering from a mental illness speaking up about your feelings is never a waste of time. Even if you feel others are bieng unresponsive, somehow voicing your thoughts helps you face them and ultimately seek help, advise and guidance from a lise...
by My Meddling Mind on Sep 8, 2012

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by Addicts Helping Addicts on Aug 8, 2012

The New Miracle Anti-Addiction Drug?

We all know that drugs are causing an untold cost to society and to personal lives, in ruined lives, family breakdowns, escalating crime, bursting prisons and human misery - the opposite of what we should be growing towards. However, what we haven't...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 31, 2012

Alcohol and Drug Use Self-Assessments

The following two automated self-assessment tests used to identify addiction to drugs and/or alcohol have been developed to assist you in understanding if you have a problem or not.
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 31, 2012

The Trash in the Trashcan – Part 1

They say the disease of addiction is a disease dealing with feelings. That an addict can be described as having a large garbage can which they carry around. The trash in the can is the bad times, feelings or events that happened to that person. Wheth...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 30, 2012

A Farewell Letter to Amy Winehouse from Russell Brand

by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 29, 2012

Helpful Drug & Alcohol Addiction Related Manuals, Download Section

Looking for some manuals to print, save, or just download. We have a whole list of excellent manuals we have collected over time on several areas of drug addiction. From withdrawal help, relapse prevention, overdose manuals, to plain old manuals on...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 28, 2012

Resource List for Loved Ones of Addicts

by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 28, 2012

What Makes Russians Protest Against Methadone Treatment For Heroin Addiction?

Despite a heroin addiction epidemic, Russia forbids methadone treatment for its addicts as it just keeps citizens addicted to a different substance. In America, a highly successful drug rehab supports this viewpoint and offers a holistic heroin addic...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 26, 2012

Methadone Withdrawal — Real Help

Methadone withdrawal can be heaven or hell. The choice is your's. Staying on methadone seems like the only answer when the withdrawal symptoms and actual effects of methadone start turning up. How does one withdraw safely from methadone?
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 26, 2012

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