Methadone: A Dangerous Opioid

Methadone: A Dangerous Opioid

Methadone   What is Methadone? Methadone is an opioid drug used to manage and treat chronic pain. It can be used to manage pain caused by multiple sclerosis, cancer, or serious injuries. It is also sometimes used to wean people off other opioids that they may be addicted to. When used to wean people off…

Relapse: One Step on the Journey to Recovery

Relapse: One Step on the Journey to Recovery

Relapse and Recovery “I think my husband relapsed.” “I know my wife is drinking again.” “I’m afraid my boyfriend/girlfriend is in danger of relapsing.” “I’m scared that my son/daughter is going to start drinking again.” Are these thoughts running through your mind? For those in recovery, relapse is always a possibility and is viewed as…

Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse-National Prevention Week

Preventing Underage Drinking

Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse-National Prevention Week This week, May 10th to May 16th, is National Prevention Week, sponsored by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). Each day in National Prevention Week focuses on a specific topic about substance abuse and mental health. Today, May 12th, focuses on preventing underage drinking and…

Alumni Network - Why is it important?

Alumni Network – Why is it important?

Weekly Alumni Meetings Every Thursday at 7 pm Recovery is a life-long journey that does not end when you leave the rehab facility. Archstone Behavioral Health, in Lantana, Florida, has been helping people struggling with addiction for 20 years. Being around for this long has allowed our alumni network to grow into an amazingly helpful…