Recovery Resource Center Blog

Codeine Addiction – Recognizing the Signs & Symptoms
Given that for nearly 300,000 people, codeine is their drug of choice, and it’s vital to know how it works and why it can turn into an addiction. Codeine addiction has led to the death of famous musicians and celebrities and could claim more lives from anyone who’s not prepared to combat their addiction. Knowing what to[…]
How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?
If you use marijuana on a regular basis, you might be wondering what the signs of marijuana use disorder look like and you might also be asking the question, “how long does marijuana stay in your system?” Marijuana stays in your system for quite a while after you consume it. There’s a misconception out there[…]
Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline For Those Trying to Quit
Breaking an alcohol addiction isn’t easy and the body will undergo physical and mental withdrawal symptoms. Here is an outline of an alcohol withdrawal timeline that most people will face when trying to quit. Getting sober is hard enough from a psychological standpoint – but it’s even harder (at least at first) on your body.[…]
Warning Signs and Treatment Options for Addiction to Adderall
Primarily designated for children and adults who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Adderall is a helpful drug that can help people whose attention strays. This stimulant is frequently prescribed by doctors to help people focus and stay on task. Unfortunately, due to its stimulating effects, there are[…]
How to Support an Alcoholic in Recovery
Has one of your loved ones just gotten out of rehab for alcohol addiction? As part of their support group, it’s your job to keep them from going back. The question is, how do you do that? To begin the process of helping them heal, you’ll want to first educate yourself on addiction and its[…]
How Long Does LSD Stay in Your System?
Can you get addicted to LSD? LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is the psychedelic drug used by famous people such as the Beatles and Steve Jobs. LSD takes you on a “trip” that’s almost like an otherworldly experience. If you’re on a job search and dabble in the occasional acid trip, you may be wondering[…]
ETOH: Ethanol Abuse and Treatment
In this article, we’ll talk about alcohol abuse, and whether or not it is different than addiction to ethanol, or ETOH. We’ll also discuss some of the treatment options available for you, or someone you love, if they have become dependent on it. 15 million Americans suffer from some form of alcohol addiction. Many more[…]
Why Black Tar Heroin Is So Dangerous
Black tar heroin is one of the least pure forms of heroin available. Although few outside of processing houses know what manufacturers mix it with, we do know that the bulk of black tar heroin comes from Mexico, which explains its prevalence in states along the Mexican border like California. Street heroin rarely, if ever,[…]
Molly vs. Ecstasy: The Party Drug
It’s called the party drug for a reason. As it often makes an appearance at raves, nightclubs, and music festivals. Since 1999, ecstasy has seen a 71% increase in use. Yet, there is some confusion over Molly vs. Ecstasy, and what the differences are between them. Both have ties to MDMA, yet each has its[…]
Oxycodone Withdrawal
Tackling an oxycodone addiction is painful. Learn what you need to know about oxycodone withdrawal before you start treatment.