Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Go-Go’s Lead Singer Kicks Cocaine

As a drug and alcohol rehab center, you can imagine that we get people coming through the door with all different levels of motivation and commitment to quit their drugs or alcohol. We get asked a lot, “So what does it take for someone to be really ready to do the work to get clean […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Go-Go’s Lead Singer Kicks Cocaine

A&E Intervention has Good Advice

If you spend any time with me or my professional staff here at Action Recovery Group’s drug and alcohol rehab program, you will quickly learn that a BIG premise in recovery is ‘YOU CAN’T DO IT ALONE!” That’s why Step One of the 12 Steps is all about HONESTY—Admit that you by yourself, are powerless […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on A&E Intervention has Good Advice

Crazy-on-Drugs Rocker gets Clean

You probably know “KC and the Sunshine Band” from some of their old-school hits, like “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way (I Like It)” and “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty.” But in the midst of all their success, the band’s lead singer, Harry Wayne Casey had a huge drug addiction problem!

It’s taken Casey 40 […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Crazy-on-Drugs Rocker gets Clean

Do You Have one of the “Dirty Dozen” Addictions?

Our first priority in our drug and alcohol addiction rehab programs at Action Recovery Group, is to help our clients get clean and sober and stay that way! Once struggling individuals get on the path of sobriety their recovery journey is not done. Not only must they continue to stay in recovery to maintain their […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Do You Have one of the “Dirty Dozen” Addictions?

Should You Reveal Your Recovery?

A common question that comes up at Action Recovery Group in our drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs is, “How much should I reveal to people outside my treatment group and immediate family about my addiction recovery?” Some of the biggest concerns are connected to potential employers, extended family members, casual friends/acquaintances and strangers like […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Should You Reveal Your Recovery?

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths are UP!

Before you go on a drinking binge this weekend, you might want to stop and consider the stats on “Alcohol Poisoning Deaths.” 68% of those that die are white, and 75% of those are men. Now that doesn’t mean that if you’re not in these two groups you are immune or you can hold your […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Alcohol Poisoning Deaths are UP!

Signs of Drug Addiction Hard to Spot

One of the challenges we face as a drug and alcohol addiction treatment program is that these days drug use has become far more complex and creative than in past generations. Today, it’s not just the typical marijuana, cocaine and heroin. There’s meth, synthetic canabanoids like Spice and K-2, Ecstasy or Molly, myriad types of […]

By |March 4th, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Signs of Drug Addiction Hard to Spot

Even “Spock” had an Alcohol Addiction

I’m a huge Star Trek fan (“Trekkie”) and my favorite character from the original series and movies has always been “Spock,” played by actor Leonard Nimoy. It’s hard to believe that this past week, “Spock” passed away. I guess I just figured that he would always be here, you know, Vulcans having a far longer […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Even “Spock” had an Alcohol Addiction