Category Archives: addiction

How to Choose the Right Rehab Facility

Failing to give drug and alcohol addictions the attention and resource they deserve is one of our biggest failures as a nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), death from drug overdoses alone reached a staggering 70,237 in 2017. That represents a 10% rise from the previous year. Unfortunately, this trend […]

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 […]

Dr K on A&E – Digital Addiction

Omega Recovery’s very own Dr Nicholas Kardaras aka Dr K is the expert who does a harrowing tech addiction intervention. Scheduled to premiering Tuesday, September 17 at 9:00pm CST. During this show, you’ll discover the painful reality of digital addiction and the negative affects of this mental disorder. One of the show participants goes to […]

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 […]

Rapid Resolution Therapy® (RRT)®

Rapid Resolution Therapy is a gentle and effective therapeutic modality, created by Dr. John Connelly, LCSW that resolves trauma and other distress in as little as one session. Because the root causes of problems are pinpointed and cleared, positive changes endure. Negative emotions and destructive behavioral patterns are eliminated. Unlike other forms of treatment, with […]

Texas Opiate Crisis

The increasingly prevalent use of opioids has triggered one of the most serious drug crises in the country’s history. In almost every state, fatal overdoses are being reported on an almost daily basis. Here’s what you need to know about the crisis in Texas. The Use of Opioids appears to be Most Prevalent in East […]

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