"I am an acupuncturist. I stick tiny needles in people to help them feel better. That might sound strange, but it works. Ear #Acupuncture can be a safe, cheap, and effective tool to help people in all stages of #addiction recovery. It can help soothe the symptoms of withdrawal, reduce cravings, and ease anxiety or trauma that can lead people to use drugs in the first place." --"acupunk"... View details ⇨
Dr. Gabor Mate, author of "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction," which was a No. 1 bestseller in Canada, advocates for the compassionate treatment of #addiction, a position that is increasingly receiving international attention.
Peer #recovery is a movement centered on the idea that people who have succeeded in conquering their own #addictions are uniquely equipped to coach others. Find out how two sisters are putting #PeerRecovery to work on Montana's Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.
Nestled between the Golden Triangle and Golden Crescent--the two regions responsible for producing most of the world's heroin--#India is plagued by #addiction. One demographic is particularly vulnerable. Read more here: [ Buff.ly Link ]
Rebecca Bonner, a founding member of the Greater Philadelphia Association for Recovery Education, knows firsthand the devastating effects #addiction can have on a family. She decided to open a #recovery school after her teenage daughter struggled to overcome substance abuse in high school.
Addiction affects the whole #family one way or another. But can you imagine your spouse and children sharing your #addiction? In #Punjab, this is reality for some #heroin addicts. Discover how this happens at the link below.
Even if you aren't sure what your ultimate goal is or how to achieve it, start now. Are you or a loved one ready to overcome your drug or alcohol problem? Browse #deaddiction centres here: [ Buff.ly Link ]