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Can Benzodiazepines Kill You?

There is a common belief that if a medical doctor prescribes a medication to someone, then it must be safe to use. Although this statement is generally true, doctors cannot exactly predict what side effects take place in each specific individual, (since everyone’s genes are so drastically different), which is why side effect lists tend

Bless A Life 2020

Bless A Life Event Information Coming Soon! Genesis Recovery has been faithfully dedicated to restoring the lives, families and neighborhoods afflicted by the disease of addiction. We opened our doors in 2013 with the desire to provide treatment to anyone looking for freedom from active addiction, regardless of their ability to pay. We believe that

We Walk for HOPE 5K

The 3rd Annual We Walk for HOPE 5k is happening May 16, 2020!! –Please Register Below — If you want to be part of providing HOPE to those in need year round, you can donate to the Garrett Webber Memorial Scholarship below: Having trouble viewing this form? Please click here:  We Walk For Hope 5K

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

A common misconception associated with medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the idea that it only substitutes one drug for another and is not a cure for opioid addiction. For example, buprenorphine, naltrexone, and methadone are three medications used to treat opioid addiction. Methadone is an opioid agonist, buprenorphine is an opioid partial agonist, and naltrexone

Drug Rehab – What To Expect

Genesis Recovery knows that families and their loved ones have a lot of unanswered questions about substance abuse treatment centers and what to expect. Most likely, if a person or loved one is assessing treatment centers, there is a substance abuse problem that is well on its way to destroying relationships, careers, and depleting family

Life After Drug Rehab

Recovery is not a 30, 60, or 90-day program. Recovery is a journey that lasts a lifetime. It is a common school of thought that once someone has completed their time at a treatment program that they are fully prepared for the “real world”. This is a misconception that needs to be squashed. The day

Urge Surfing

Ride Out Your Urges to Use By Michael Clement Some of the beautiful things I love most about surfing is making the most of the moment, living in the moment, and embracing the experience. Riding a wave is something that is very special to those that practice the art of surfing.  It is an experience that


I remember my first day of sobriety. Cold, shaking in a cell on a concrete bed with a vinyl covered mattress and an itchy blanket. I remember my first week. Defiant and manipulative in complete denial. I remember my first month. Frantically awaiting my readiness hearing. Lost, confused, contemplating whether or not I truly had

5 Stages of Bruce Tuckman’s Theory

Here at Genesis Recovery, groups are a pivotal part of growth and change within an individual and as a community. For my first blog post I would like to explain the five stages of Bruce Tuckman’s theory which are categorized by various traits ranging from the beginning of an individual’s exposure to a group, all