Skip to main content
Welcome to Retreat of Atlanta
Follow us:

Our Blog

ADHD and Addiction

March 10, 2023
ADHD is typically associated with difficulty sitting still, difficulty with focus, and hyperactivity. While these associations are not inaccurate, ADHD affec…

How to Help an Addict Who Is In Denial

March 3, 2023
If you struggle with how to help an addict who is in denial, you may feel alone and frustrated. Yet, believe it or not, more than 20 million people in the US…

Can You Reverse the Effects of Long-term Marijuana Use?

February 17, 2023
With the stigma reduced surrounding marijuana usage, skeptics still raise the question. Can you reverse the effects of long-term marijuana use? As of June 20…

What Is Oxymorphone?

February 10, 2023
What is oxymorphone? An opioid commonly prescribed for chronic pain management. Binding to and activating receptors in the brain and spinal cord, these medic…

Do I Have an Opioid-Induced Sleep Disorder?

February 3, 2023
Two million people in the US have a diagnosed opioid disorder. The numbers are frightening and deadly. One hundred thirty people die daily in the United Stat…

How Detox is Different for Men and Women

January 20, 2023
There is no one size fits all detox program. Addiction indicates an individual diagnosis, treatment plan, and recovery for each individual. Although this is …

Are Fentanyl Withdrawal Symptoms Dangerous?

January 13, 2023
Widely available, fentanyl abuse is rampant despite the dangers involved. Emergency rooms host incredibly high numbers of fentanyl cases. According to the Na…

How to Overcome Family Trauma and Forgive

January 6, 2023
A primary education on “trauma” is essential in understanding how to overcome family trauma. An extremely distressing or disturbing experience describes the …

Start Your Own Sober Holiday Traditions

December 16, 2022
Enjoying a new sober lifestyle does not mean you can’t have fun during the holidays. You put thought and hard work into treatment, recovery, and establishing…

The Benefits of Group Therapy in Recovery

December 9, 2022
Treatment and mental health professionals have successfully used group therapy for addiction treatment. The benefits of group therapy for addiction are that …

How Long Does Clonidine Stay in Your System?

December 2, 2022
Medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction raises concerns from patients and some professionals in Atlanta. The process of detoxing from opioids can …

Does Substance Abuse Pose a Risk for Suicide?

November 18, 2022
Is substance abuse a risk for suicide? Unfortunately, many addicts are unaware of the self-harm they expose themselves to when using drugs or alcohol. Substa…
Begin Your Treatment Today

Take The First Step Towards Your Journey To Recovery