Category: Addiction, Blog

Facing Addiction Rolls Out Action Plan, Holds Convention Caucuses on Addiction

July 21st, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio (July 21, 2016) – Facing Addiction, a national non-profit demanding solutions in the addiction crisis, rolled out an action plan Wednesday to combat the addiction crisis while holding a caucus at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.   The nonprofit, launched last October at a rally in Washington, D.C. that Addiction Campuses attended and streamed LIVE on Periscope… more

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SAD In The Summertime

July 20th, 2016

There’s something about summertime that often drives some extra excitement. Just as an example, take a look at some of the songs written, played and remembered about summer:   “Summertime and the living is easy…” – Sublime, Doin’ Time “Summer, summer, summer time…” – Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff, Summertime “Summer loving, having a blast…” – John Travolta &… more

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Resentfully Yours (Addiction In The Family)

July 19th, 2016

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Resentfully Yours (Addiction In The Family).   It’s 3 a.m. and you’re wide awake. Reality sits like an elephant on your chest. Your son/daughter has not come home, again. You want to cry, or wail, or pound on the walls until your fists turn bloody. But you restrain yourself. You know… more

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Addiction Recovery: Finding Self Forgiveness

July 18th, 2016

You’ve probably heard a lot about forgiveness when it comes to recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Forgiving others – especially when there has been a negative history or even trauma – can take a lot of effort to work through. Even with that being said, for those who have struggled with drug and alcohol addiction forgiving themselves can be… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Southeast Shares What’s Happening In Fight Against Addiction

July 14th, 2016

ONE YEAR LATER: Addiction Campuses Asks “Where Are They Now?” An Update on the Progress of the Southeastern States   (July 13, 2016) – Over a year ago, Addiction Campuses took to the streets to bring you the most up-to-the-minute, detailed accounts of our nation’s drug epidemic state by state. We spoke with the nation’s top leaders in addiction, recovery,… more

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How Becoming Vulnerable In Addiction Recovery Changes Everything

July 13th, 2016

One of the biggest points of feedback we hear from our graduates, reflecting on their time at our campuses surrounds their first few days or first week in treatment:   “I was so nervous my first week, but something shifted and I am so grateful I stayed.”   “The first few days were really hard, but it was the best… more

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Four Of The Biggest Myths About Trauma And Addiction

July 11th, 2016

One of the most prominent triggers for drug abuse and addiction is unresolved trauma. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),  as the number of traumatic events experienced during childhood increases, the risk for addiction, alcoholism, depression and suicide attempts also increase.   Recognizetrauma.org explains that people who have experienced trauma are: 15 times more likely… more

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Addiction Campuses Drug Alert: “Wet”

July 1st, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (June 30, 2016) – Embalming fluid is being abused in neighborhoods across America. Here’s what we know:   Addiction Campuses has had recent admissions for a drug called “wet”. The main ingredient? Embalming fluid. Popular in the 1960s, the drug has evolved in the market, and it’s not your grandparents’ drug anymore. Embalming fluid, the chemical used… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Mid-Atlantic Makes Strides In Combating Addiction

June 30th, 2016

ONE YEAR LATER: Addiction Campuses Asks “Where Are They Now?” An Update on the Progress of the Mid-Atlantic States   (June 30, 2016) – Over a year ago, Addiction Campuses took to the streets to bring you the most up-to-the-minute, detailed accounts of our nation’s drug epidemic state by state. We spoke with the nation’s top leaders in addiction, recovery,… more

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The 3 Biggest Reasons People Don’t Seek Help For Addiction

June 27th, 2016

Our country is facing an overwhelming growth in drug and alcohol addiction. While the most recent statistic show that more than 23 million people in the U.S. are living with addiction, only roughly 10% of people with addiction actually seek and receive help for the condition. This means that over 20 million people who need treatment for addiction – aren’t… more

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