Category Archives: Addiction

  • The WHY Behind Cedar Point Recovery: Rebecca Harris

    By: Cedar Point Recovery14 Aug 2017

    I have been working in the field of addictions for over nine years. I have been fortunate to work in many different treatment modalities including out-patient, residential, and detox. After seeing the need to treatment women with addictions,...

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  • Do People in Recovery Make Lousy Employees?

    By: Mark Lamplugh04 Aug 2017

    It’s natural to worry about the work performance of an employee who is in the process of recovery or who recently became sober. Employers worry about former addicts having a relapse on the job and negatively impacting the company....

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  • It’s a New Beginning, Not the End

    By: Cedar Point Recovery25 Aug 2016

    Detoxification from drugs is an uncomfortable process, but the dangers increase proportionally with how dangerous the drugs are. A lot of the withdrawal symptoms are standard, such as nausea, irritability, sleep disturbances, etc. One...

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  • That Thing Called Stress

    By: Cedar Point Recovery23 Aug 2016

    In considering which treatment program is appropriate, it would be beneficial to do specific tests, such as assessing your stress levels. There are many risk factors associated with drug abuse, but there are also those which put one...

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  • Discover the Benefits of Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment

    Rehabilitation for Methamphetamine Abuse

    By: Cedar Point Recovery18 Aug 2016

    Preparation is the best tool when facing something new. Before one becomes intimidated by the thought of seeking methamphetamine addiction treatment, it may be helpful to become more knowledgeable about the process of gaining sobriety...

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  • Returning Home From Rehab: One Step at a Time

    By: Cedar Point Recovery04 Aug 2016

    Leaving rehab and returning home can be unsettling due to the lack of structure in your home environment. There are many steps you can take to help you transition to life at home including picking up a hobby, getting help from your...

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  • Life After Rehab: Is a Sober Living Home for You?

    By: Cedar Point Recovery02 Aug 2016

    Leaving a rehab program is a challenge for multiple reasons. Transitioning back to society is made difficult due to the stigma, lifestyle effects of your past addiction, and possible debts racked up from your recovery bills. It's for...

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  • Alcoholism and Suicide

    Alcoholism, Insomnia, and Suicide – Are they Linked?

    By: Cedar Point Recovery28 Jul 2016

    Alcoholism and suicide have long been linked together. In fact, insomnia itself is linked to suicide. As it turns out, there is an interrelated relationship between all three conditions. (more…)

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  • Amphetamine vs Methamphetamine

    Amphetamine vs. Methamphetamine

    By: Cedar Point Recovery26 Jul 2016

    While both potent drugs, there are discernable differences between amphetamine vs methamphetamine. Amphetamine, available by prescription, can be used to treat certain disorders such as ADHD and weight loss. Methamphetamine is not available...

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  • Alcoholism Facts

    The Bare Bones Facts: Alcohol’s Harmful Effects

    By: Cedar Point Recovery21 Jul 2016

    Excessive drinking can take a toll on one’s body including the breakdown of bone mass known as alcoholic bone disease. Fortunately though, once drinking stops, these results can be reversed. Alcoholism facts can convince your loved...

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