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What is Benzedrine? Uses, Risks & Treatment

What is Benzedrine Sulfate?  Benzedrine, also known as benzedrine sulfate, is a brand name of the substance amphetamine sulfate. The stimulant was widely prescribed by doctors between the 1930s and 1960s to treat a range of conditions, including mild depression and ADHD. However, as its drug’s popularity grew, so did its misuse, resulting in [...]

By |2021-07-29T18:31:38+00:00July 29th, 2021|Drugs and their effects, Recovery|Comments Off on What is Benzedrine? Uses, Risks & Treatment

10 things about your loved one’s addiction & how recovery works

Tips on how addiction & recovery works  Being there for a loved one with substance use issues can be extremely confusing. Whether or not they are still in active addiction, if you don't understand addiction or how recovery works, it can be hard to know the best way to help without enabling the addiction. Those [...]

By |2021-06-29T23:44:50+00:00June 29th, 2021|Addiction, Guides, Recovery, Relationships|Comments Off on 10 things about your loved one’s addiction & how recovery works

5 lessons from the Demi Lovato addiction story in Dancing with the Devil

5 things can we learn from Demi Lovato's addiction story   BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: Demi Lovato performs onstage during the OBB Premiere Event for YouTube Originals Docuseries "Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil" at The Beverly Hilton on March 22, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:24:27+00:00April 6th, 2021|Inspirational, Recovery, Women and Addiction|Comments Off on 5 lessons from the Demi Lovato addiction story in Dancing with the Devil

Addiction in Cincinnati – Drug Rehab Options

Help for addiction in Cincinnati - Drug rehab options Are you or a loved one struggling with addiction? If so, you are aware of the personal, emotional, physical and financial tolls of substance abuse and know how difficult it is to “simply stop” using drugs and alcohol alone. Liberty Ranch helps those struggling with [...]

By |2021-06-29T21:19:38+00:00January 13th, 2021|Addiction, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Addiction in Cincinnati – Drug Rehab Options

10 tips for staying sober during the holidays

Coronavirus & staying sober during the holidays The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those struggling with addiction. This year, holiday stresses are further amplified by the covid-19 pandemic. Between coronavirus and addiction recovery, social isolation and loneliness has left addicts and alcoholics in more precarious positions, making staying sober during the [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:17:40+00:00December 21st, 2020|Addiction, Inspirational, Recovery|Comments Off on 10 tips for staying sober during the holidays

Heroin in Ohio: Recognizing Addiction & Getting Help

Opioids & Heroin - Ohio's epidemic Over the past two decades, Ohio has experienced significant growth in drug overdose deaths. These deaths were primarily fueled by increasing rates of prescription drug abuse, which consequently also led to an uptick in the use of heroin in Ohio. Like other rust belt states, the Buckeye state [...]

By |2021-06-29T21:23:33+00:00December 7th, 2020|Addiction, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Heroin in Ohio: Recognizing Addiction & Getting Help

Opioid Epidemic, Ohio & Covid: 10 Things to Know

The Opioid Epidemic: Ohio in crisis In recent years, Rust Belt states have been hit especially hard by the opioid epidemic. Ohio, like many of its neighbors, has suffered from the overwhelming toll heroin and prescription drug abuse has taken on local communities. This has only been compounded by the Coronavirus pandemic, which has [...]

By |2021-09-07T20:42:03+00:00November 4th, 2020|Addiction, Drugs and their effects, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Opioid Epidemic, Ohio & Covid: 10 Things to Know

Hidden Costs of Addiction Treatment for Women

3 Hidden Costs of Women's Addiction Treatment Undergoing drug and alcohol addiction treatment is an important process that changes and can even save lives. However, getting treatment can also come with unexpected costs, some of which are not financial. These costs can be especially steep for women, who face unique societal pressures. If not [...]

By |2020-10-15T20:12:02+00:00October 15th, 2020|Addiction, Guides, Inspirational, Recovery, Relationships, Women and Addiction|Comments Off on Hidden Costs of Addiction Treatment for Women

10+ Inspiring Quotes for Addicts and Those Who Love Them

Love & Addiction Quotes on Understanding Addiction  Sometimes when things are hard, a few small words can help get you and your loved one get through a difficult day. Whether or not the author knew these quotes would be applied to addiction and love, their wise words carry insight for those struggling. If you [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:18:30+00:00September 1st, 2020|Addiction, Inspirational, Recovery, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10+ Inspiring Quotes for Addicts and Those Who Love Them

Love Gone Wrong: Toxic Relationships & Addiction

Struggling with addiction while balancing a romantic relationship can be quite challenging. A substance use disorder does not necessarily stop a person from having successful relationships. However, healthy romantic relationships require communication, mutual respect, trust, individual identities and care. Having a substance use disorder can make it difficult to tick all of these boxes. [...]

By |2020-08-19T21:58:52+00:00August 19th, 2020|Guides, Recovery, Relationships|Comments Off on Love Gone Wrong: Toxic Relationships & Addiction