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Types of Bipolar Disorder and Addiction | Recovery By The Sea

Types of Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Updated on August 23,2019 There are several subtypes of bipolar disorder that consist of a wide range of symptoms and severity. Understanding the different types of bipolar disorders and their common links to addiction is critical for those living with bipolar disorder and their loved ones. Although they are not necessarily suggestive of each other, […]

Can You Overdose on Acid? | Recovery By The Sea

Can You Overdose on Acid?

LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) is a hallucinogenic substance that alters the thoughts and perceptions of those who use it. When a person uses an excessive amount of LSD, he or she may experience terrifying hallucinations and feelings of panic. But unlike alcohol or heroin, it does not appear to be possible to ingest a lethal […]

Snorting Xanax | Recovery by the Sea

Snorting Xanax

Last updated on August 12, 2019 – Snorting Xanax – (Alprazolam) is a short-acting benzodiazepine (benzo) medication prescribed to manage symptoms of panic disorder, general anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorder. Xanax has anxiolytic effects, meaning it is a minor tranquilizer. As a benzo, Xanax carries a high risk of habit formation and abuse. Xanax addiction […]

Signs of Overdose and What to Do | Recovery By The Sea

Signs of Overdose and What to Do

You may have suffered from an overdose or know of someone who has. You may not think that occasional drug use will lead to an overdose, but it can happen to anyone who is abusing drugs or alcohol. Being able to identify the signs of overdose can help save a person’s life. Overdoses can occur […]

Step 6 AA | Recovery By The Sea Addiction Treatment

Step 6 of Alcoholics Anonymous

Step 6 of Alcoholics Anonymous – Step 6 in the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous reads as the following: “Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” This step is the halfway point along the 12-step journey. Step 4 asked participants to make a moral, and step 5 asked them to […]

Meth Comedown | Recovery by the Sea

Meth Comedown and Addiction

Meth Comedown and Addiction – Methamphetamine (meth, speed, glass, ice, crystal) is a white crystalline drug with stimulant effects that is administered by snorting, smoking, or injecting. Regardless of method, however, all of those who use meth illicitly will develop a strong desire to continue using it due to the drug’s addictive properties. When consumed, […]

Step 2 AA | Recovery By The Sea Addiction Treatment

Step 2 of Alcoholics Anonymous

Step 2 of Alcoholics Anonymous – The second step in the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous is as follows: “We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” This step may discourage people who are trying to recover from alcohol or other addictions from joining AA because they don’t […]

Step 8 AA | Recovery By The Sea Addiction Treatment

Step 8 of Alcoholics Anonymous

Understanding Step 8 AA – Step 8 of the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous requires participants to have done the following: “Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.” The purpose of this step is to recognize that the effects of addiction aren’t only limited […]

A Person Snorting Adderall

Snorting Adderall

Snorting Adderall – Stimulants like Adderall are subject to abuse. Some people may crush these drugs and snort them as a method of consuming a lot of Adderall very quickly. Snorting drugs also gets them into the bloodstream faster, so they bind to brain receptors more rapidly. Adderall is a prescription amphetamine used to treat […]

Step 4 AA | Understanding Step 4 | Recovery By The Sea

Step 4 of Alcoholics Anonymous

Step 4 of Alcoholics Anonymous – “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” The fourth step in the Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step journey to sobriety requires the member to recognize their own weaknesses. This action often demands both extraordinary courage and humility. Facing Ourselves People drink alcohol or use drugs for many different reasons. […]

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