Spring is here and it’s time to re-motivate your healthy living practices. Spending time in nature, eating well and exercising are all important elements to a successful, long-term recovery. And what better place to do it all than Atlanta’s very own Piedmont Park.
What is Powdered Alcohol or Palcohol?
Powdered alcohol is just that: alcohol that has been made into a powder. You mix it with water – and you have yourself a cocktail. “Palcohol,” as it was coined by creator Mark Philips, came to be after Philips wanted a relaxing drink in the outdoors. It was designed for the outdoorsy-type who after bike riding, hiking or kayaking wanted to enjoy a cocktail without having to lug an extra jug other than their water bottle. It’s the new “portable” form of alcohol. And it comes in five flavors: Cosmopolitan, a margarita mix called “powderita”, vodka, rum, and lemon drop. Read more →
We know having a social life in addiction recovery is not the easiest thing to do. It takes planning, and sometimes a little creativity. We’ve compiled a list of some current events in the Atlanta-area this month to help make sure that your sobriety doesn’t put a damper on your social calendar.
The Atlanta Film Festival – This Academy Award qualifying festival is one of the largest in the Southeast. Enjoy independent, animated, documentary, and short films alongside nearly 20,000 people who attend this event.
Where: Plaza Theater Atlanta, 1049 Ponce De Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30306
When: March 20-29, 2015 Read more →
You might be ready for addiction treatment in Atlanta when alcohol or drugs are making your life feel as busy and chaotic as Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. You might be ready for addiction treatment when your drinking or drug use is making the inside of your head feel like Buckhead after an SEC game. But jokes aside, there are certain red flags that can signal when it might be time to reach out for some help.
Detox and Rehab can be uncomfortable words. But the truth is alcohol or drug misuse is a very common problem. A lot of people you know probably struggle with some sort of dependence, whether you talk about it or not. And the sooner you address your drug or alcohol problem, the easier it will be for you to get the situation under control. Here are some signs that it might be time for you to seek addiction treatment in Atlanta: Read more →
Should you choose an inpatient or an outpatient detox in New Orleans? Don’t avoid drug or alcohol detox like it’s a canal filled with giant nutria. There are options, such as NTR outpatient detox, that will work with your busy life. First of all, remember: this is not a one shoe fits all situation! You have to decide what type of drug or alcohol detoxification is going to work for you. Some people thrive in the traditional, lock-down, inpatient detox treatment facility, while others don’t. Outpatient detox is often more conducive to the schedule of a business professional. Read more →
When it’s time for treatment – what do you choose: cold turkey or a painless detox in Atlanta? It’s hard enough figuring out that you need a little help getting control of your drug or alcohol situation. Then you come to find out that there are many more choices than you realized for getting that help. And before you know it, you feel like you made the mistake of taking I-285 at 4p.m., stuck bumper to bumper.
Let’s help get you out of some frustrating traffic by talking drug and alcohol detox options. We get the logic behind the cold turkey method of quitting drugs or alcohol. When you want to be done with something, you want to be DONE. You want to brush your hands free of it and walk away. And for some people this works. They put it down, they walk away, and they begin what will be their successful recovery. But it doesn’t work for everybody. Read more →