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Meet Chris Moran, Founder at Sober Star Talks about #sobriety

July 2, 2021

Chris Moran was inpatient detoxing he noticed that people would come in without their own clothes or belongings. Some people were court-ordered and came from jail, some were from the streets, and some were self admitted. If someone didn’t have clothes the hospital staff basically had community clothes people could share or they would borrow … Read more

Tennessee Addict’s, Road To Recovery

July 1, 2021

Often times, when looking for a program for drug addiction in Tennessee, the family just does not have the extra resources to cover the cost of treatment for their family member. Drug rehabs can be expensive but there are state-funded alternatives that will work with the family on a sliding fee scale or income-based drug … Read more

Tokyo Olympics, Better Drug Testing Is a Hard Promise to Keep

June 28, 2021

Efforts to prevent the use of performance-enhancing drugs ahead of the 2016 Olympics could not have gone much worse. In the months before the Rio de Janeiro Games, more than 1,900 athletes across 10 key sports — including track and field, weight lifting and cycling — were not tested, a failure that doping officials vowed … Read more

Britney Spears Says Family Keeping Her Drugged, Isolated Against Her Will

June 25, 2021

Pop-singer Britney Spears went before a Los Angeles probate judge yesterday to beg the court to lift the conservatorship she’s been under for nearly 13 years. Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, has controlled her $60 million estate since 2008 — a year that saw the star have a public mental breakdown that resulted in hospitalization. Characterizing … Read more

PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS AND ADDICTION

June 22, 2021

Athletes of all ages feel the drive to succeed with pressure from both internal and external sources. All types of athletic competition — especially in professional sports — require mental and physical toughness beyond that of the average person. Between the intense scrutiny of the consumer market and the coaches and families who dedicate their … Read more

3 Ways to STOP Addiction

June 16, 2021

Admit there is a problemadmit you have a problem with addictionFirst thing’s first, you must admit you have an addiction. If you are feeling discomfort or guilt from your actions, or if your bad habits conflict or restrict your everyday activities, it’s time to consider help. Dr. Elizabeth Hartney, PhD agrees, “There are many factors, … Read more

What is Heroin? Fight the addiction Privately!

June 14, 2021

What is heroin? Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. Heroin can be a white or brown powder, or a black sticky substance known as black tar heroin. Other common names … Read more

Substance Abuse in the Waste Management Industry : What’s Working?

June 11, 2021

Alcohol and drug abuse is a major problem in the United States, responsible for about 100,000 deaths a year. It is estimated that about 14 million Americans, nearly 7% of adults, have a drinking problem, and about 8.1 million Americans are considered alcoholics. Employees under the influence of illicit drugs and/or alcohol are prone to … Read more

Why Does Brick and Mortar Drug Rehab Sometimes Not Work?

June 9, 2021

Addiction is a devastating disease that is very hard to overcome alone. For many people struggling with addiction, drug rehab is the bridge to recovery. Unfortunately, drug rehab centers doesn’t always work. That doesn’t mean that it’s not worth trying, but there are several things to be aware of before enrolling in a rehab program. … Read more

Drug or Alcohol addiction? We accept these major Insurance Providers!

June 8, 2021

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, we’re building the future of healthcare with the widest coverage and the largest network for medical, dental and vision insurance in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Cigna is an American multinational managed healthcare and insurance company based in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Humana Inc. is a for-profit American health insurance company based in … Read more