Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Celebs who Promote Drug & Alcohol Use

As a drug and alcohol rehab facility, everyday we have the privilege of helping people break out of drug and alcohol addiction, and move forward to live clean, sober, happy, healthy lives. On the flip side, we also have the unfortunate view of people who either won’t get help or won’t stick with their recovery. […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Celebs who Promote Drug & Alcohol Use

It takes a Family to Beat Heroin Addiction

After nearly 30 years as a counselor in the drug and alcohol addiction field, I know what it takes for people to get clean and sober, and stay that way. And I can tell you that those who have the greatest addiction recovery success also have family support. At Action Recovery Group, a BIG emphasis […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on It takes a Family to Beat Heroin Addiction

Iran turns to American 12-Step to Fight Drug Addiction!

If you know Action Recovery Group’s Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment programs, you know that we are big supporters of the 12-Step approach to overcoming addiction. While there are critics of the 12-Step philosophy, it continues to thrive in the U.S. and in many parts of the world. Now, it’s being used in Iran of […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Iran turns to American 12-Step to Fight Drug Addiction!

The New Face of Heroin Addiction in Utah

As a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Rehab center in Ogden, we see a LOT of people struggling with Heroin addiction! It’s been rather shocking to see the Heroin addiction numbers skyrocket over the last couple of years. This is NOT the Heroin of the ’60s—it’s trapping a whole new generation of young adults—many of them […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on The New Face of Heroin Addiction in Utah

5 Things You need to know about Marijuana

At Action Recovery Group, we help a lot of people with serious drug and alcohol addiction issues. With recreational marijuana use now legal in four states, and medical use legal in about twenty more states, some might wonder why a drug and alcohol rehab facility would be concerned about marijuana use. Isn’t this just a […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on 5 Things You need to know about Marijuana

UFC Heavyweight Hooked on Oxy

For nearly 30 years It’s been my privilege to help struggling individuals in Weber and Davis Counties, and here in Ogden, with drug and alcohol addiction rehab. One of the things that amazes me is how non-addicts often have a hard time understanding how easy it can be to fall prey to substance abuse. Drug […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on UFC Heavyweight Hooked on Oxy

A Brain on Cocaine can’t see the Future!

As a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment facility, we obviously work with a lot of individuals struggling with many different kinds of substance abuse. And we also work with the families of the addicts—spouses, parents, siblings and others. Family members who have not experienced their own addiction struggles often feel confusion about how and why […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on A Brain on Cocaine can’t see the Future!

Would You Give up Alcohol & Drugs for a $Million

Would you give up your alcohol and drugs for a cool million dollars?

As a drug and alcohol treatment facility here in Ogden, we see a lot of struggling individuals walk through our doors each week. Some are ready to do whatever it takes to overcome drug and alcohol addiction. Others hesitate for many different reasons—they […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Would You Give up Alcohol & Drugs for a $Million

Shame Drives Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Waking up with a hellish hangover after a night of binge drinking, or coming out of the fog of another using episode—what is your “self-talk” like? “I’m such a loser; I’m just a piece of sh_t; I’ll never amount to anything . . ..”  This kind of talk is fueled by SHAME which is a […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Shame Drives Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Mixing Alcohol & Prescription Meds—Bad News!

As a drug and alcohol rehab facility here in Ogden, we of course help a lot of people struggling with alcohol addiction and addiction to prescription medications. While each addiction alone brings with it a host of problems and complications, things get really messy when people combine alcohol and prescription drugs together! This is especially […]

By |February 4th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Mixing Alcohol & Prescription Meds—Bad News!