Drug Detox Using Suboxone


What is a Suboxone drug detox? A Suboxone drug detox offers a way to treat opioid dependence — under a doctor’s care — safely.  People treated with Suboxone are still likely to experience uncomfortable psychological symptoms and other physical detoxification symptoms (increased pulse, elevated blood pressure, decreased appetite, diarrhea, vomiting) based on their opioid use […]

Two Dead Bodies — Taking A Different Path

On my first day of treatment, I watched them roll two purplish bodies out of the room across from me. EMS were there and the police too. Residents circled the scene, taking it all in. But, most of us used and drank again. I was 21 and not convinced I had a problem I couldn’t […]

Alcohol Detox :: Seasonal Spike in Drinking

  I need to admit that I have a somewhat dark interest in sordid statistics around certain times of the year. While doing some research, a particular statistic surprised me regarding alcohol (alcoholism) related deaths and holidays throughout the year. These statistics reinforce my belief that people who are addicted or who abuse alcohol and […]

Alcohol, Marijuana, Drug Abuse during Holidays


[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.5.1″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Alcohol, Marijuana, and Drug Abuse Spike During the Stressful Holiday Season Friends and family in alcohol marijuana and drug recovery programs most vulnerable.Know how to help yourself and others. For many, the holiday season means a time of both joy […]

Methadone Detox Treatment


 Estimated one million people in the US with an addiction to opioids. Less than 20% receiving treatment. Fear of withdrawal during detox stops most. An estimated one million people in the US have an opioid addiction. Less than 20% receiving treatment. The fear of withdrawal makes kicking the habit seem near impossible for some, with […]

Alcohol + Drug Addiction Treatment Tips : After Care


Staying Sober: After Care There is so much more to addiction recovery than finding the right alcohol and drug treatment center for you or a loved one. Of course knowing you truly want to make a change, is what addiction recovery is about. You have to want it because no one else can do this […]

We Handle DUAL DIAGNOSIS with Care

Co-Occuring Disorders Mental health issues often go hand-in-hand with substance abuse and other issues. We at D’Amore Healthcare treat drug & alcohol abuse and mental health issues simultaneously to help clients recover fully. “About a third of all people experiencing mental illnesses and about half of people living with severe mental illnesses also experience substance […]



Mental illness and addiction I recently read about pop star, Demi Lovato’s experience with mental illness and addiction. Amidst her candid reveal of self-harm, despair, indulgence, frailty, and self-disgust, her story of endurance and talent welcome us into the pupil’s chair. We learn when we tether ourselves to self-compassion, creativity and whole-person self-care. In other […]

I Pledge Allegiance


Days will come when we don’t know which end is up. For some of us, these moments come more than once a day. When I was ten years old, our family moved. Like every kid experiences at one point or another – new school. On the first day of school, I peddled fast. I had […]



On May 14, 2016 in her Berkley Commencement Speech, Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg reminded the world that getting through or getting out is not based on who we know, how much money we have or why we got here in the first place. She said, “And when the challenges come, I hope you […]