Sara Niemiec

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There's More Than One Path To Recovery

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There are many ways to utilize recovery within a rehabilitation program. Aftercare and inpatient care are an incredibly important part of recovery, but not all programs are equivalent.

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Topics: Recovery

How Not To Relapse After Treatment

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Going to rehab is a big life decision, but the hard work doesn't end after you leave treatment. The aftercare process can be just as grueling in order to make sure you or your loved one does not fall off the wagon.

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Topics: Recovery

Getting Down To Business With Drugs

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

What Is A Drug

Do you know what a drug actually is? Do you know the characteristics of the different types available throughout the world? We all have our own perception, but see what the experts, Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, have to say on the topic. In today's world, there is an extreme amount of information available at our fingertips. Learning about drugs and the causes they have on our body is interesting and informative. Take the time to test your drug knowledge-Someday it may save you or someone you know.

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Topics: Drug

The Popularity Contest Kentucky Does Not Want To Win

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kentucky’s Opioid Epidemic

Kentucky, like most other states in the US, has a problem on their hands. It’s a growing epidemic that continues to get worse as time goes on. You may have heard on the news about opioids and the impact they’re having in our communities. It’s getting so bad that even the president has decided to step forward and bring awareness to the cause.

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Topics: Drug

Junk Food Isn't The Only Thing Tempting Us Anymore

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Drugs and alcohol. They are readily available and surrounding us on a daily basis. Growing up, we were advised that drugs and alcohol are bad. If we learned as young children not to get involved with them, why are we facing extremely high addiction statistics?

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Topics: Addiction

The Buzz on Critical Alcohol Facts

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM


We all know about alcohol and the general effects they can have on our body. But do you know the facts that are essential to keeping you alive and safe? Keep reading below to learn about some unknown but vital statistics from the book Buzzed. Authors Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine have provided an extensive amount of knowledge on abused drugs and alcohol. Luckily for us, by investing and a short amount of time and reading these statements regarding alcohol, we have the potential to one day save someone's life, maybe even our own.


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Topics: Alcohol

Heroin Addiction Poems

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Addiction can be a gruesome and controlling problem within ones life. Sometimes taking a step back and focusing our emotions into one channel is a calming form of venting that is beneficial. The release of stressful and painful emotions can lead to a better understanding of the feelings themselves. One way to release emotional tension is through the writting & reading of poetry. Two authors, Mark Langford and Dawn Reif understand the concept of letting emotions flow onto paper. Writing in general is a great technique to understand and release feelings and desires within an individual undergoing drug and rehab treatment. 

Check out Heorin Addiction Poems. 

Poem Written by Mark Langford:

I thought I found the answer when I found drink and drugs, it took away the pain it took away the dark. I never felt alone I had a friend for life one that would not argue and cause me trouble and strife.

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Topics: Heroin

Kentucky Isn't Just For Bourbon Anymore

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 18, 2017 4:16:33 PM

Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Kentucky

As substance abuse rears its ugly head all over the country, Kentucky is a state that has its share of unique and devastating problems. You can find just about any and all different types of drugs, both legal and illegal, within the state’s borders. As the substance epidemic continues to grow, issues regarding abuse impact, not just populated cities, but also rural landmarks.

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Topics: Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Going The Distance To Find The Ideal Rehab Center

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 14, 2017 10:05:00 AM



We hear it all the time. Trying new things can spark the most growth and change. One particular field where this is extremely relevant is rehabilitation and therapy. Although there are facilities in surrounding areas, sometimes the destination to a rehab center that is further away is ideal.

Ready to research rehabs near me?

Deciding to attend a rehabilitation center can be tricky and emotional for both the patient and individuals involved. When someone recognizes that outside help needs to be utilized, sometimes the closest option is the most attractive. To seek the proper care and specialization necessary for the patient, resisting the temptation and conducting proper research is key.

It is easy to type in recovery centers near me and look at the results, but when one's health is on the line, the best centers are attractive, even if they require a trip. You would not necessarily go to a restaurant with a one-star review so why would you jeopardize the effectiveness of recovery by choosing a lower rated rehabilitation center?

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Topics: Rehab