How to Overcome Addiction for Good

t’s a hard truth about addiction: it comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes. For some, it’s alcohol. For others, it’s stimulants. There’s also addiction to sex, to gambling, to television, even to exercise. Whatever your addiction may be, there’s no reason to abandon ship. You can turn the ship around. It’s easier to overcome […]

The Effects of Xanax Use & the Dangers it Holds

The effects of alprazolam don’t last all that long. When it comes to treating chronic anxiety disorders, however, it’s usually better to go with a longer-lasting medication. It is important to stop the use of Xanax under medical supervision as the withdrawal process can be life-threatening. XANAX EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND BRAIN Xanax is […]

Going to a Rehabilitation Center: Important Things to Know

Drug addictions can prove to be life-threatening in many cases. Most people who are addicted to drugs are unable to see things clearly, which makes it difficult for them to live their lives in a normal way. Unless they get their daily dose, it is difficult for them to behave in a composed fashion. However, […]

When You Need the Best of Drug Recovery Centers

Drug treatment isn’t exactly most people’s idea of fun, but neither is any other necessary medical interventionist procedure. At Blueprints for Recovery, we know how hard drug recovery and treatment can be, not only on our patients, but on their friends and families as well. We firmly believe that drug addiction is an ongoing issue […]

5 Ways to Deal with Drug Addiction

For anyone who’s ever had to battle drug addiction, it’s a known fact that you’ll have to keep at it for a long, long time. The important thing to know is that while the road to recovery is tough, littered with setbacks, and can seem insurmountable at times, recovery is possible. Here are some tips […]

The Right Drug Rehabilitation Center for You

When you realize you have a drug addiction problem and you are ready to make a change, it is important to recognize you can’t do it on your own. There are drug rehabilitation centers equipped in assisting addicts on their road to recovery. The beginning is always the hardest, which is why the structure of […]

Feeling Gratitude In Long Term Treatment

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, one of our residents wrote a blog about his new found feelings of gratitude. I am coming up on five months of sobriety. I find myself feeling gratitude for many people, places, and things. The most important thing I am grateful for is my sobriety, without it nothing else is […]

Long Term Drug Rehab Program

12-Step Recovery Residents attend 12 step meetings regularly, work with a sponsor, complete the 12 steps and fulfill a service commitment. Experience shows that active 12 step recovery participation and understanding helps sustain recovery post formal treatment. Residents develop a strong recovery foundation they later draw upon post treatment. Through 12 step meetings, residents learn […]

12 Step Conventions

In the young adult drug treatment program, Blueprints For Recovery, I have been fortunate enough to attend several recovery conventions. It is always a bunch of fun and I always leave with a great sense of fellowship. There is a lot of recovery at the events. It is inspiring to see hundreds of other people […]

Long-Term Treatment’s Answer To Relapse

NEUROFEEDBACK- long term treatments answer to relapse 2006 Study boasts a 77% recovery rate for addicts getting Neurofeedback in Treatment It’s come to my attention, recently, that Neurofeedback has reached a “tipping point” if you will (with the general public and specifically in addiction treatment circles). This is good news to me because I have […]