• Methadone Detox: Get off Long-Term Methadone Use
    Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

    Methadone Detox: Get off Long-Term Methadone Use

    If you’ve been using methadone for opioid replacement therapy or have been on long-term methadone use, it IS possible to get off this highly addictive pharmaceutical drug. If you are a parent or loved one of someone whose life...
  • How Long After Rehab Should I Wait to Get a Job or Change Jobs?
    Thursday, May 31st, 2018

    How Long After Rehab Should I Wait to Get a Job or Change Jobs?

    Addiction can affect so many aspects of life, including one’s job or career. Often, work pressures can build, or a social drinking culture among co-workers (or even drinking in the workplace) can lead to or compound an addiction problem....
  • Addiction to Codeine: Detox, Treatment and Rehab for Opioids
    Monday, May 21st, 2018

    Addiction to Codeine: Detox, Treatment and Rehab for Opioids

    Codeine is a mild opiate, typically prescribed as a minor pain reliever or cough suppressant. When patients use it as prescribed, codeine is relatively safe. However, when codeine is used recreationally and in combination with alcohol or other narcotics,...
  • The Importance of Pain Management in Rehab and Recovery from Painkillers
    Friday, April 13th, 2018

    The Importance of Pain Management in Rehab and Recovery from Painkillers

    Here at Harmony Place, we understand the importance of pain management during rehabilitation for painkiller addiction. Our clients’ struggles with painkiller addictions often are rooted in chronic pain. Many began taking painkillers due to constant back pain, arthritis or...
  • Using Mindfulness in Addiction Treatment Therapy
    Friday, April 6th, 2018

    Using Mindfulness in Addiction Treatment Therapy

    It is a natural human inclination to seek pleasure and to evade uneasiness and distress, but research indicates we are not always aware of this innate inclination. For example, we might pick up our tablets or cell phones to...
  • Addiction Treatment Therapy Types that Work Best for Preventing Relapse
    Friday, April 6th, 2018

    Addiction Treatment Therapy Types that Work Best for Preventing Relapse

    Overcoming addiction is an extremely difficult and arduous process. Preventing relapse, therefore, is a vital part of recovery. There are countless reasons why relapse prevention is important. Most people overcoming addiction will experience thoughts and urges to go back....
  • How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?
    Monday, March 12th, 2018

    How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

    The stages of alcohol withdrawal, while unique for each individual, follow a familiar pattern. Some call this pattern an alcohol withdrawal timeline. When those trying to overcome alcohol dependency use this timeline, it can help them map their path...
  • What is Alcoholic ‘Wet Brain’?
    Friday, January 12th, 2018

    What is Alcoholic ‘Wet Brain’?

    Alcoholism is one of the most dangerous forms of substance abuse for many reasons, one of which is the possibility of contracting alcoholic “wet brain,” or Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. This is a common occurrence among chronic alcohol abusers and has...