Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Starting Safe and Successful Addiction Recovery with OxyContin Detox
    January 29, 2018
    Why Detox Is Necessary for OxyContin Addiction Recovery OxyContin is an opioid painkiller with the same chemicals as heroin. It is highly addictive and comes with a great risk of serious and even deadly withdrawal symptoms. If you or a loved one wants to recover from OxyContin addiction, the...
  • Reflections Recovery Center in Arizona Offers Help for Out-of-State Families
    January 22, 2018
    There’s something to be said about putting distance between the past and the future – literally and figuratively. This ideology is increasingly evident when seeking addiction treatment and recovery for alcohol or drug use. Imagine your journey of sobriety to be like a new, personal story of your life....
  • Hypoglycemia and Alcohol: How Alcohol Is Connected to Low Blood Sugar
    January 15, 2018
    The Connection Between Hypoglycemia and Alcoholism Hypoglycemia is an indicator of abnormally low blood sugar. Blood sugar, or glucose, is the body’s main source of energy. When glucose levels dip too low, the following symptoms can emerge: Fatigue Shakiness Sweating Heart palpitations Hunger Hypoglycemia is very common in alcoholics....
  • Heroin Overdoses and Deaths an Ongoing Emergency in Virginia
    January 8, 2018
    Most Americans are aware of the ongoing problems in the country related to prescription opioid abuse, opioid addiction and overdose deaths. While prescription opioids represent the majority of accidental drug overdose deaths in the country, heroin is a close second. Many people who develop an addiction to prescription opioid...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder in Men: A Common Co-Occurring Disorder
    January 1, 2018
    What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Characterized by pervasive mood instability, difficulty with interpersonal relationships, negative self-image and harmful behavior, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness. BPD is associated with high rates of self-harm and, in severe cases, suicidal behavior. The high risks for suicide and greater...