Category: Sober living

  • Mindfulness Meditation & Addiction

    A 2004 study published in Molecular Psychiatry (Volkow et al) found that when an addict gets their “fix”, high amounts of the euphoric brain chemical “dopamine” flood certain brain regions like the “nucleus accumbens”. When meditation puts you back into the driver seat of your mind, urges downgrade to just another thought, powerless to manipulate…

  • Sober living house Wikipedia

    Our primary purpose is to foster long-term sobriety through the cultivation of accountability, camaraderie, & character development. In the United States, 60.1% of individuals ages 12 and older use at least one substance (like tobacco, alcohol, or an illicit drug), according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Join the thousands of…

  • The 6 Best Sober Living Homes for Women

    Founded in 1963, The Home was a small, clapboard residence near the railroad tracks on Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia. Abandoned and in poor shape, the house was repaired and soon housed four residents and a resident manager. Stability in recovery takes time because recovery is a process, not an event. As a sober woman…

  • Alcohol tolerance Wikipedia

    Thus, it is possible that a weekly injection of morphine caused the development of some tolerance, albeit significantly less than that caused by daily injections. This tolerance development was not prevented by CI988, as on the day of nociceptive testing CI988 was injected 2–3 hr later than morphine to avoid the acute potentiation of the…