How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System

How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System?

Get Answers on Methadone in Your Body and Programs to Quit at Icarus

If you or someone you love has been hurt by opioid addiction, you know just how important it is to get sober as soon as possible. But quitting heroin, fentanyl, and other opioids isn't just difficult – it...

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Is Complex PTSD a Disability

Marijuana Psychosis Stories

A Personal Look at Cannabis Induced Psychosis and Getting Help

Harmless. That's what a lot of folks out there want you to believe when it comes to marijuana. If there's one thing I learned at Icarus Behavioral Health in New Mexico, it's that marijuana isn't the harmless substance that it's cracked...

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Is Adderall Like Meth or Is Adderall Meth

Is Adderall Meth or is Adderall Like Meth?

A Look at How I Found Out the Hard Way About Stimulant Abuse

Dealing with an Adderall addiction is a life altering situation. Everything revolves around it. Before you know it, you're either at rock bottom or close to it. When I got to Icarus Behavioral Health I was still in...

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What is the Blues Drug

What is the Blues Drug?

An Explosion of Counterfeit M30 Percocet Fentanyl Pills

You might have heard the term on the evening news or heard someone talking about blues drugs. You wonder if they are all taking the famous little blue pill intended for gentlemen. But that doesn't quite add up. So then you ask yourself:...

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Choosing Alcohol Over Your Relationship Quotes

Choosing Alcohol Over Your Relationship: Quotes to Inspire Sobriety

Words on Alcohol and Relationships to Motivate Sobriety

Do you live with an alcoholic husband or wife who is choosing alcohol over a healthy relationship? Is your significant other consistently seeking the solace of drinking rather than the rewards of a healthy relationship? You know that your partner is sick. Still, they...

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Motivational Interviewing - Stages of Changes

Motivational Interviewing: Stages of Changes

A Look at the 5 Stages of Change Achieved in Treatment at Icarus

Are you struggling and looking for new hope? Have you tried to heal your substance abuse disorder to no avail? If more traditional therapies have not brought you long-term success, please don't give up. The next best move...

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ACEs and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

ACEs and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

Getting Help at Icarus for Childhood Trauma Causing Addiction as an Adult

The burden of traumatic childhood events can linger well into adulthood and often the cause of attempts to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. If you or a loved one have come to this blog, wondering about the connection and perhaps...

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What are Quaaludes

What are Quaaludes?

Investigating the History Behind 'Ludes and Lemonheads

What are quaaludes? The term has become famous in both medical circles and pop culture. But they're actually a sedative drug officially called Methaqualone. This drug, which once held a significant place in both the medical field and social scenes, has a rich and...

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