Archivos de Categoría: Sober living

Opioid Abuse: Signs, Effects, Dangers, and Treatment

This can lead to very shallow breathing or may even cause someone to stop breathing altogether. The success of therapy for substance use disorder varies by patient and by severity of the disorder. Coexisting problems such as excessive alcohol use or underlying mental illness can complicate the recovery process. Research shows there is a higher […]

Epidemiology of Recovery From Alcohol Use Disorder PMC

Alcohol and opiates are among the most addictive substances posing significant public health problems due to the biopsychosocial impact that they have on individuals. Research shows that majority of abstinent alcohol and/or opioid dependence subjects relapse within 1 year. It has also been estimated that 26–36 million people worldwide abuse opiates, with exceptionally high-relapse rates. […]

7 Novels That Capture the Pain and Chaos of Alcoholism Literary Hub

Most notably, it’s a brutally honest — and hilarious — reflection on the late writer’s path to sobriety. Having said that, I did—while reading Ditlevsen’s Dependency—occasionally need to put the book down and take a few deep breaths. Even the second time around I found it so viscerally powerful that at times I was overwhelmed. […]

Acute alcohol toxicity and withdrawal in the emergency room and medical admissions unit PMC

When seeking professional help, it is important that you feel respected and understood and that you have a feeling of trust that this person, group, or organization can help you. Remember, though, that relationships with doctors, therapists, and other health professionals can take time to develop. In addition to checking for visible signs and symptoms […]