Author Archives: Pax House Recovery

  • What If Someone Close To You Relapses
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

    What If Someone Close To You Relapses

    Someone Close To You Relapses Relapse is, unfortunately, a part of many addict’s stories. There are a number of reasons why a person relapses. They may be in denial,...
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  • Are You a High Functioning Alcoholic?
    Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

    Are You a High Functioning Alcoholic?

    Many people feel alcoholism means a homeless man or woman, drinking alcohol from a brown paper bag, usually under a bridge. But, having alcoholism doesn’t always mean your life...
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  • Crystal Meth Comedown – Effects and Treatment
    Sunday, September 15th, 2019

    Crystal Meth Comedown – Effects and Treatment

    The crystal meth comedown is intense. It is characterized by: Excessive sleeping and lethargy The increased appetite (which is why the weight loss “virtue” is so temporary) Heightened anxiety...
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  • Danger and Effects of Xanax Bars
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

    Danger and Effects of Xanax Bars

    Typically prescribed as an anti-anxiety medication, Xanax is the most widely prescribed of all benzodiazepines as a method to alleviate anxiety and treat panic disorders. Unfortunately, it has also...
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  • Pushing Through Our Triggers
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

    Pushing Through Our Triggers

      For some people it’s the actual sight or smell of their drugs of choice (alcohol, marijuana, heroin), for others, it’s their family members or certain friends and/or acquaintances,...
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  • Giving Hope
    Monday, June 10th, 2019

    Giving Hope

    Recently, a Pasadena native was admitted to her nearest hospital for a heart attack. The woman, a middle-aged crack cocaine addict was released later that night with prescriptions to...
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