Can I Go to Medical Detox and Then Back to Work?

female medical detox patient who has returned to work sitting at computer

One of the hardest parts of the recovery process is going through withdrawal. For some people in withdrawal from drugs or alcohol, extra help and support are necessary. They may have other health conditions or could have been using for so long that their bodies need those substances to function. Medical detox is available in

Drug Tolerance, A Hallmark of Addiction

cycle of abuse tolerance graphic featuring human brain

“Tolerance is one of the most obvious effects of abused drugs,” wrote the first director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Robert Du Pont, in The Selfish Brain. “Most non-users are impressed by how much drug use tolerance permits. They cannot imagine liking the feelings produced by smoking 40 cigarettes a day or

The New Face of Stepping Stone Center for Recovery

stepping stone center for recovery patient lounge with flatscreen television

The New Face of Stepping Stone Center for Recovery By Karen Zaccour, Alumni Recovery Coach Stepping Stone Center for Recovery has been undergoing a face lift over the last 6 months.  We adopted a new logo and this month patients will enjoy the newly remodeled sleeping quarters that will include 9 additional beds. No one