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Recovering From Heroin Addiction

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 by

Opioid addiction is a particularly difficult addictive disorder to deal with because it creates not only a strong psychological dependency, but also a powerful physical dependency. The progression of opioid addiction is rapid for most people because of the euphoric effects (stimulation of the brain’s pleasure/reward center) and increased tolerance to the drug. Increased tolerance

The High Point Police Department has been a steadfast supporter of addiction treatment and in assisting people with addiction problems find the help that they need. Their most recent effort is the use of Heroin Help Cards. WFMY News2 aired a segment highlighting this new initiative in which High Point Police Officers will hand out

Thinking About The Meaning of Recovery

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 by

The word Recovery is a powerful symbol of hope for people who deal with addiction. Before alcohol and drug addiction were so readily addressed in society, the medical community used recovery as a reference to that period of time when a person was recuperating from a surgery or extended illness. So-and-so has had a full

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The Triad Business Journal recently covered the good work being done by the Cone Health Foundation in their ongoing effort to improve health in the Greensboro area. Owen Covington of the TBJ published a story November 6, 2015 listing local agencies that have partnered with Cone Health Foundation to raise the provision and quality of

Smartphone App for Recovery

Monday, 18 May 2015 by

Increasing numbers of people are utilizing their mobile phone for many purposes. Technology is now a daily companion and has become a helpful tool in organizing and scheduling our busy days. Smartphones have evolved into mini personal computers and now provide so much more than basic telephone communication. Elements Behavioral Health based out of California

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Online 12 Step Resource

Monday, 02 June 2014 by

There is an online community of recovering individuals who have joined an internet-based meeting forum by the name of This website hosts live online 12 step meetings and facilitates interaction between people who share the common cause of seeking sobriety and making positive changes in their lives. Paul Savery of the N.C Department of

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On Saturday March 29th, Greensboro will be hosting the annual Human Race! This is a local fundraising 5k charity walk and run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite non-profit organization. The Human Race begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Actually, the gates open at 9:00, the 5k run starts at

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Technology and Recovery

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 by

Today’s technology is a valuable tool for recovering people, their families, treatment professionals, and most all organizations that serve our local community. From desktop PC’s, to laptops and tablets, to smartphones with internet access, we are all finding new ways to communicate with one another and to obtain the information that we need as quickly