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Future Now Detox and Recovery Blog

Future Now Detox is the first step on the road to your recovery. This blog serves as your source for information regarding the physical, emotional and mental symptoms that addicts and alcoholics face when they begin the journey to sobriety. Participate in your recovery: check back often and leave comments regarding future blogs you would like to see. We Do Recover.

Withdrawal Symptoms: How Long Do They Last?

Posted on November 24, 2015 in Articles, Detox

When considering stopping drugs or alcohol, many addicts and alcoholics are concerned about the withdrawal symptoms and how long they will last. Will it be better to stop the drug or drinking all at once or is it better to… Read More

What Is A Sponsor’s Responsibility?

Posted on November 19, 2015 in Articles

A sponsor is the person in a drug or alcohol recovery program that will help the addict in staying clean and sober. The sponsor will have more years of sobriety than the addict. The sponsors role to the drug addict… Read More

Treatment Approaches For Addiction

Posted on November 14, 2015 in Addiction, Articles

There are many treatment approaches for addiction. It’s important to note that drug addiction is a very challenging illness. It is characterized by uncontrollable and intense drug cravings as well as compulsion to seek out the drugs even when faced… Read More

Symptoms Of Addiction

Posted on November 9, 2015 in Addiction, Articles

Determining whether or not someone is high can often be a challenge as there are many symptoms to addiction. First let’s look at the difference between symptoms and signs. Symptoms are what the addict is sensing and describing. Signs on… Read More

Learning New Life Skills

Posted on November 4, 2015 in Articles

While it may seem odd to those who aren’t addicts, part of the issue of addiction is that the addict doesn’t have the right life skills. They don’t know how to handle stressful situations or life’s problems that are thrown… Read More