signs someone is addicted to fentanyl

In determining the signs someone is addicted to fentanyl, it’s best to start from ground zero: What exactly is this drug that gets so much media attention, and why in the world would anyone who has a problem with drugs actively pursue the use of a substance that’s so deadly? Because make no mistake: It’s…

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how to talk to teens about addiction in the family

It’s not an easy task, figuring out how to talk to teens about addiction in the family. As a general rule, teens are walking maelstroms of hormones and emotions anyway, and a serious conversation about any topic can be vexing. However, it’s important to understand one thing: Teens are on the cusp of adulthood, meaning…

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how to talk to young children about addiction

If you’re wondering how to talk to young children about addiction, know this: Chances are, they’re more aware of it than you think. Consider: Earlier this month, The New York Times reported [1] on efforts in Carter County, Tennessee, to teach children as young as 6 to administer Narcan — the overdose-reversal drug naloxone —…

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how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment

Without a doubt, one of the biggest hurdles to finding help for an alcohol or drug problem is how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment. Federal statistics bolster that: According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug use and Health, an estimated 21.7 million Americans — more than 8 percent of the population —…

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addiction treatment and rehab options available to you

If you’ve come to the conclusion that you have a drug and alcohol problem and have begun to explore addiction treatment and rehab options available to you, the future may seem hopeless. It’s an understandable feeling, especially if you’ve reached a point of desperation in which you’re looking up a drug and alcohol treatment facility…

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family-related frequently asked questions

At Cornerstone of Recovery, our therapists field a number of family-related frequently asked questions by loved ones of the addicts and alcoholics we treat. Bryce Nolen, a former Cornerstone family therapist who now heads up our Family Fundamentals Program, has compiled 10 of them and provided answers that may help shed some light on what…

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Family Fundamentals schedule

The Family Fundamentals schedule is determined in advance by Cornerstone of Recovery’s therapists to give both patients and their loved ones an opportunity to take part in one of the most transformational parts of the patient’s recovery journey. The family packet provided to the immediate relatives of all patients includes information on local hotel options…

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Family Fundamentals

For 20 years now, they’ve come to Cornerstone of Recovery in Louisville, Tennessee, desperate for the answers, understanding and hope that our Family Fundamentals Program provides. Their loved ones have been in Cornerstone’s various alcohol and drug treatment programs for days, weeks even, but back home, their family members have been picking up the pieces.…

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Family Therapy

From the very beginning, family members are part of the drug and alcohol treatment process at Cornerstone of Recovery, because they’ve been a part of the disease and all of the pain that goes along with it. They’ve watched as drugs and alcohol have progressed from a habit to an addiction, wondering when to step…

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