Archive for the ‘Recovery’ Category

Man with golden voice off to rehab. And he certainly needed it if you were observant enough to notice. Happy for him that he has taken this step.

Ted Golden Voice Williams heading to rehab – Detroit substance abuse |


The holiday season causes many different emotions for people, including extreme lows, and highs. For addicts in recovery, this can be problematic as both can cause relapses.

Video included to help lift your spirits, hopefully. It is located under the article’s Christmas lights photo.

Preventing holiday blues in recovery, some tips – Detroit substance abuse |

$1,100 per injection once a month. Naltrexone, or Vivitrol as its brand name, is injected once a month and is said to help in the prevention of relapses.

FDA approves Vivitrol to treat opioid dependence – Detroit substance abuse |

Drug treatment facilities SEMCA deal with when sending clients to drug treatment. Please do not try to contact the treatment facilities listed in the article because you will just be told to contact SEMCA. If you have medical insurance, you can still contact SEMCA for assistance in finding the right treatment center for either you, or a loved one.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Who does SEMCA coordinate with for drug treatment – Detroit substance abuse |

Parents need to take the lead in teaching their kids about drug abuse, and know the signs of it if they are to catch the problem early before something very tragic occurs, like an overdose death.

Would you know if your child is experimenting with drugs? – Detroit substance abuse |

Drug referral agencies you can contact in the metro Detroit area, as well as out-of-state if you, or a loved-one need help with a problem. These agencies can also assist if a co-occurring mental health disorder is present as well. The links are in the article, as well as phone numbers.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Finding help in the metro Detroit area – Detroit substance abuse |

Have a safe holiday guys, and help in any way you can in recovery month. If you have a drug problem, get help man, it just isn’t worth the pain, anguish, misery, and possibly your life if you keep it up.

Labor Day, and September recovery month hopefully team up as safe occasions – Detroit substance abuse |

NASCAR Nationwide Series former winner Randy LaJoie was reinstated  to competition after completing a suspension, and substance abuse treatment, reported August 25, 2010.

Randy LaJoie reinstated by NASCAR after completing drug treatment – Detroit substance abuse |