Category Archives: opiod crisis

Know Someone Who Suffers from Prescription Drug Abuse Texas?

When it comes to treating prescription drug abuse in Texas, one name has earned the right to be called leaders in addiction treatment. OMEGA RECOVERY is meeting the needs of the community with short and long-term programs that are custom designed for each patient’s needs and goals. If you’re dealing with an addiction to prescription […]

Depression Treatment and Recovery

Depression can be a brutal grind, but you don’t have to lie down and wait for it. By taking control of your life today and applying some simple, memorable rules, you can fight back. This blog provides seven life hacks for dealing with depression.

CBS Austin News: Dr. K, Community Integrated Addiction Treatment

Omega Recovery is a drug treatment and mental health treatment center in Austin, TX. Dr. Kardaras and our clinical team have created a new, better, and more effective way to treat drug addiction and mental health. Traditionally treatment programs put the struggling addict in an artificial treatment bubble where it’s relatively easy to stay sober, […]

You, Me, and NAMI – Together We Can Make a Difference

Mental illness is a serious medical issue. In 2018 in the United States alone, more than 19 percent (which is just under 48 million people) of the population experienced this health malady in some form. Of those, almost 12 million experienced a serious manifestation such as a major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.

Mental Illness Awareness Week

The first week in October is a time set aside for the recognition of mental illness. Previously, those suffering from conditions such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia, often lived alone in silence. However, in 1990, things changed when the National Alliance on Mental Illness was established. Their goal was to bring awareness […]

Fentanyl, a Deadly Bait and Switch Game

The United States Fentanyl Crisis The opioid crisis in the United States has resulted in approximately 192 deaths per day. Oxycodone and heroin were not responsible for these deaths. The drug currently killing people is called fentanyl. Fatal drug overdoses significantly increased from 1999 through 2017 due to fentanyl. This drug is classified as a […]

How to Find Work After Rehab

Ways to Find Work After Rehab If you’ve recently progressed through alcohol or drug rehab and have learned how to cope with and manage your addiction, you should feel like a new person. Getting through drug or alcohol treatment can be difficult and will invariably come with numerous obstacles that need to be overcome. Many […]

Ayahuasca Addiction

For those who may not be familiar with ayahuasca, it is a tea that contains DMT (N, N-Dimethyltryptamine), a hallucinogenic compound. Ayahuasca is derived from the Quechua language and loosely translated means either vine of the soul or vine with a soul. When an individual consumes this tea, it can trigger either a mild sedating […]

What is Kratom and Why is it a Threat?

Kratom is a plant in the coffee family with opioid-like properties and some stimulant properties. It grows predominantly in Southeast Asia and has been used in the region as traditional medicine and herbal remedy for years. Kratom’s usefulness and safety are still unknown since there has not been much quality research done yet. Many people […]

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