Treatment Methods for Alcohol Addiction in Ohio


Alcohol addiction and abuse is a serious disease that many live with. People do not always know that they have a problem with their alcohol consumption either. Those who suffer from alcohol addiction in Ohio are usually normal, functioning people. They attend work, care for loved ones, and lead seemingly normal lives. But alcohol abuse always catches up to people. It may be manageable and indistinguishable now, but it will not always stay that way.   When it does catch up to people, it usually becomes known in a few common ways. These signs are usually isolation from loved ones, putting [...]

Treatment Methods for Alcohol Addiction in Ohio2022-09-15T06:39:22+00:00

Here Are 5 Steps You Can Take to Help With Addiction


Whether you have been addicted to a substance for years or months, going into recovery can help you get yourself back on track. A life of sobriety after dealnig with addiction can seem impossible if you don’t have the right tools, team or resources. The goos news is that with or without those tools, that team or resources, there are still 5 steps you can take on your own to get you on the right path. Here at Lumiere Healing Centers, we guide you through the whole process and support you in every way we can, starting with this guide on [...]

Here Are 5 Steps You Can Take to Help With Addiction2022-09-15T06:16:25+00:00

Mental vs Physical Addiction


Mental vs physical addiction. What are the differences? We are in a full-blown drug and alcohol abuse epidemic. According to a survey published in 2017 by the NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health), of the 140.6 million Americans aged 12 or older, 66.6 million of them were binge drinkers in the past month and 16.7 million were heavy drinkers in the past month. On top of that, 30.5 million people aged 12 or older had used an illicit drug in the past month. The rates of co-occurring major depressive episodes were higher amongst those who had used drugs versus [...]

Mental vs Physical Addiction2019-10-23T21:01:25+00:00

Lumiere Healing Center Expands Outreach Efforts to Minnesota


Contact Information Lumiere Healing Centers Johnny Surprise 513-434-8454 [email protected] For Immediate Release West Chester Township, Ohio / July 3rd, 2019 - Upon its three-year anniversary, the Ohio-based treatment facility announced its expansion to broaden their addiction and recovery outreach efforts across state lines to Minnesota. Claiming the title of NW Outreach Director and Coach, Johnny Surprise has been added to the staff of highly-dedicated professionals in the state. His extensive work in the behavioral health industry combined with his athletic pursuits of completing 10 Ironman triathlons and 17 marathons make him a perfect candidate to create the endurance needed to combat [...]

Lumiere Healing Center Expands Outreach Efforts to Minnesota2022-09-15T06:01:30+00:00

Benzo Detox


Anxiety and stress are often hard to manage. For most people, handling stress is akin to overcoming any life challenge. For others, standard coping techniques aren’t enough. When everyday stressors become too much to bear, medical intervention often becomes necessary. In fact, psychiatrists frequently prescribe anti-anxiety medications to individuals with anxiety disorders who are unable to live normally. For the millions [1] of individuals prescribed anti-anxiety drugs each year, medications like benzodiazepines (benzos)— including Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, and Ativan— can make the trials and tribulations of daily life more bearable. However, relying too heavily on benzos can be the start of a crippling cycle [...]

Benzo Detox2018-06-20T15:27:24+00:00

Codeine Detox


Codeine Addiction Detox If you’ve ever had a bad cough, you’ve likely come in contact with codeine. Once sold over the counter but now available only with a prescription, codeine cough syrups are a highly popular way to trounce a bad respiratory infection or, as many drug users have discovered, to get high, usually leading to codeine addiction. Codeine is an opiate that doctors now know to be very addictive. Despite its classification as a controlled substance, codeine is less monitored than its opioid peers, like oxycodone or morphine, making it far easy for recreational users to obtain. It is available [...]

Codeine Detox2022-09-15T08:32:13+00:00

What is Detox?


Understanding detox is an important component of treatment both by the individual suffering through this addiction and to the family that must support their loved one through the process. Detoxification, commonly called detox, is a complex process that removes toxins from drug and alcohol abuse from a person’s body. But, what is detox and what does that mean and what is involved in the process? At Lumiere Healing Centers, our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, safe detox program to help you to remove the substances from your body. We provide a medically supervised detox program to ensure you are [...]

What is Detox?2022-06-28T11:45:12+00:00

Klonopin Withdrawals


Klonopin Withdrawal Clonazepam, with a trade name of Klonopin, is an anxiolytic drug prescribed to manage seizure disorders and also panic disorders by slowing down some of the bodily and brain functions related to anxiety and stress. Clonazepam is thought to increase the presence of gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA) in the brain, which helps to slow down heart rate and blood pressure, and calm emotional disturbances. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, warns that taking Klonopin can be habit-forming and that users may become physically and psychologically dependent to the drug. Users should therefore not stop taking clonazepam suddenly [...]

Klonopin Withdrawals2022-09-15T06:02:44+00:00

5 Celebrities You Didn’t Know are in Recovery


Celebrities You May Not Have Known are in Recovery Addiction can happen to anyone, and that includes celebrities. Despite a role in the public spotlight and a position as a global role model, it's not uncommon at all for fame and fortune to give way to substance abuse. The drivers behind abuse are diverse; some celebs pick up a drug problem as a part of a party-heavy lifestyle, while others begin using to dull the pressures of maintaining a public image. No matter the reason, thousands of prominent names have spent time in rehabilitation. Here are five celebrities in recovery you [...]

5 Celebrities You Didn’t Know are in Recovery2022-09-15T07:45:18+00:00

Staying Sober During the Holidays


The Holidays in Recovery For most people, the holiday season is a time to eat, drink, and be merry. Unless, of course, you're in recovery. The frivolity that dominates the winter season can be extremely stressful for those attempting to embrace sobriety. With plenty of occasions to celebrate, many of which are spent surrounded by friends and family members drinking the night away, it's easy to feel isolated, bitter, angry, or alone. And, subsequently, the likelihood of relapse increases immensely. Staying sober during the holidays is no easy feat, especially if this is your first holiday season in recovery. However, with [...]

Staying Sober During the Holidays2022-09-15T08:15:01+00:00