Blueprints for Recovery Blog

Sober living is a success, and it is only possible if one is determined to live healthier in every aspect of his life. This is something our Life Skills Development Program at Blueprints for Recovery strives to do, as we feel it is particularly useful for the addict seeking
Adderall, a stimulant medication meant for treating ADHD and narcolepsy, is abused by millions. On college campuses especially, prescriptions are widely traded between patients and non-patients—sometimes for studying, more often for partying. When abused, Adderall similarly to methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA (ecstasy). It dramatically increased dopamine activity in the
Addiction is so often an uphill battle, and it is never truly over. This is why so many addicts, regardless of the substance in question, are susceptible to a relapse at some point in their lives. Whether you are a parent, sibling, friend, or loved one of a young
Alcoholism is an ugly disease. Sadly, it severely affects young men in an overwhelming manner, specifically those ranging from 18-30. It is inherently addictive in nature, which is why it is one of the most hazardous substances in the world. Not only is it available more than any other
Drug and alcohol addiction is growing increasingly more prevalent in young men from as young as 18, up until the age of 30. If your son, sibling, friend, or loved one is suffering from addiction, our team of addiction treatment specialists at Blueprints for Recovery understand it can be
There are no shortcuts on the journey to recovery. It takes hard work and determination to achieve long term sobriety, and there are no magic solutions. However, there are many tools that an individual in recovery can use to ease the way. Exercise is one of the most powerful.
The first step in getting treatment for an Opiate addiction is for the individual to be clinically diagnosed by a medical health professional. For diagnosis, the professional will look at the symptoms displayed by the individual. These symptoms can also be spotted by an individual’s loved ones who suspect
Rehab centers and programs fall into two main types. Inpatient rehab which requires individuals wanting to recover to stay in a treatment facility during the course of treatment, and outpatient rehab, where the individual stays at home but attends regular therapy and counseling sessions. All rehab centers share some