Addiction » Synaptamine
If you read my blog last week, you’ll remember I was FLOORED by the news that a 10-year-old Miami boy died suddenly of a fentanyl overdose. Authorities still don’t know how he came in contact with the powerful drug. One of the articles I read about his death said that it could have been as simple as touching a towel at the pool he...
I’ve heard it said, “Relapse is just a part of recovery.” I even saw it on a sweet, serene looking sharable graphic the other day on Instagram, so it must be true, right? Wrong. Relapse is not a part of recovery. Relapse is a part of the disease. There were over 59,000 drug related deaths in 2016 (up 19% from 2015) and that...
Does addiction damage the brain? There is documented proof that says it does, but I believe it’s never too late to turn things around and live a life of wellness and mental health. I’m living proof of that.