Finding The Right Professional Help For LGBTQ+ Individuals

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 Importance of Finding a Provider Who Understands From substance abuse to intimate partner violence to peer bullying to loneliness, LGBTQ people experience mental health challenges that many times require professional assistance and support. But for many LGBTQ+ individuals, finding a doctor or provider who understands them is a challenge. Many fear…

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My Life Journey As A Gay Asian Meth Addict

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 MY ASIAN UPBRINGING AND HOW IT HELPED SET THE STAGE FOR MY ADDICTION My name is Fendy, and I am crystal meth addict. I grew up in a small town in West Java, Indonesia. My three siblings and I were all raised by a single mom. From the time that I…

How Addiction Hurts Your Professional Career - Westwind Recovery®

How Addiction Hurts Your Professional Career

It is impossible to hold your professional position and maintain your addiction successfully for very long. Sure, at first, you may think that you are beating the system. You may function through your daily tasks, making strides in business, believing that no one ever suspects you have a problem. You may even think that your…

9 Hidden Signs, Symptoms of Addiction - Westwind Recovery®

9 Hidden Signs, Symptoms of Addiction

At first thought, you may believe that if someone you love had an addiction, you would be able to tell. You would believe that there are signs or behaviors that would give you a clue that an addiction is there. After all, you’ve read the news and you’ve heard the media. You know what addiction…

Rapid Detox vs. Traditional Medication-Assisted Detox | Westwind Recovery®

Rapid Detox vs. Traditional Medication-Assisted Detox

There are substantial differences between rapid detox and traditional  methods of medication-assisted detox. Understanding heroin and the need for assistance in the detoxification of drugs is the first step in choosing the right treatment program. Heroin Explained Heroin is a highly addictive substance that begins as opium – which is a narcotic drug derived from the opium…

Signs That a Loved One Is Addicted to Opiates

Opiates are types of medications intended to manage pain and minimize the ill effects of a number of physical and emotional disorders. When used responsibly and for limited amounts of time, these medications can help a person enjoy a reasonable quality of life as the underlying condition is resolved. Unfortunately, opiates are addictive and it’s…

Health Concerns Associated With Alcohol Abuse

Quality of life improves greatly for alcoholics who find their way into recovery. Unfortunately, there is a hidden side of alcohol addiction that you cannot see – internal damage to your body. Excessive alcohol use over time can wreak havoc on your organs, setting you up for cardiovascular disorders, neurological disorders, liver complications, digestive disorders,…

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6 Signs that Your Alcohol Addiction is Out of Control

There is a difference between a social user and an addict. While neither is good, there are concrete ways to tell when your addiction has taken over and has become out of control. Do you know what these signs are? Your daily life has changed People tend to be creatures of habit and a daily…