I need help! This is a phrase many of us associate with weakness and vulnerability. By asking for help we are acknowledging we have a problem that we cannot fix alone. For many that is a thought too hard to swallow. So, we continue to struggle and try to push through our problems. We tend to become secluded and try and save face for the sake of our pride.Read More
Staying properly hydrated, especially in this Arizona heat is something most of know we should do. Hydration is important for the body and mind to properly function. This is especially important while in recovery and trying to get your body and mind back on track. So why is it that so many of us still do not drink enough water every day?
Here are 15 reasons to get you drinking water now!Read More
With the Summer comes pool parties, Barbeques, Graduations, and endless Social Events. It’s a time spent at the beach and pools with family and friends eating and drinking in the sun. It’s also a time of year that causes many to worry and stress about maintaining sobriety.Read More
For many of us, we rush through life going through the motions from one task to the next. We become creatures of habit and live our lives without truly stopping to think about what we are doing. Most of us justify this with we are so busy and have so much to get done, but the reality is our lives are just passing us by and we have become numb. Which for many of us, may be the goal even if we don’t realize it.Read More
Naloxone (brandname Narcan) is a potentially life-saving medication used to reduce the effects of opioids in overdose. It is given to a person in opioid overdose either intravenously, intranasally (in the nose) or sometimes injected into a muscle. Since overdose death has become the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., naloxone has become an important tool to prevent these tragedies. The intranasal naloxone (Narcan Nasal) is particularly easy for a non-medical person to use with very basic training. Recently, laws have been passed to allow its availability (by prescription) to opioid dependent people and their families.