Recovery

How to achieve and maintain recovery from Rohypnol addiction.

Why 12-Step Programs Matter

Why 12-Step Programs Matter

Effective addiction treatment motivates and inspires addicts toward positive change. Many effective treatment centers utilize the 12-Step program, an approach to addiction recovery that gives specific instructions to facilitate change. The 12 steps help people completely transform, which is necessary for long-term recovery. The 12-Step model allows drug users to accomplish the following...

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How Helping Others Can Boost Your Recovery from Rohypnol

How Helping Others Can Boost Your Recovery from Rohypnol

Rohypnol is a powerful psychotropic drug that creates both physical and psychological addiction when abused. It is categorized as a benzodiazepine and has sedative hypnotic properties that make it popular with recreational drug users, often as a part of a designer drug cocktail. Rohypnol is also known as the “date rape drug” due to the unfortunate exploitation of the amnesic effects it causes...

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5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Rohypnol Relapse

5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Rohypnol Relapse

Stay connected to your support network after a relapse Rohypnol, known generically as flunitrazepam and colloquially as “Roofies,” is a powerful psychotropic drug that creates both mental and physical addiction when abused more than a couple of times. Though at one time it was commonly prescribed as an anticonvulsant and a sedative, its potency and potential for abuse eventually caused it to...

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Filling the Void Left by Rohypnol Addiction

Filling the Void Left by Rohypnol Addiction

Rohypnol is a powerful sedative most often referred to as the “date-rape” drug. Rohypnol is not available legally in the United States, but it is used legally as a sleeping pill and as a pre-anesthetic in many other countries. Rohypnol is a central nervous system depressant. It produces hypnotic-sedation, muscle relaxation and intoxication that lasts from 2 to 8 hours. Rohypnol is highly...

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The Importance of Healthy Friendships in Maintaining Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Healthy Friendships in Maintaining Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

Rohypnol is an illegal prescription drug that is often referred to as the “date rape” drug.  It is highly addictive and has severe side effects when abused, such as memory loss. As with any highly addictive drug used in an illicit manner, if you are abusing Rohypnol it is important to seek treatment. One of the most effective aspects of recovery is the opportunity to have and rely on healthy...

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Do Support Groups Really Aid Rohypnol Addiction Recovery?

Do Support Groups Really Aid Rohypnol Addiction Recovery?

Rohypnol is an illegal prescription drug that is often referred to as the “date rape” drug.  It is highly addictive and has severe side effects when abused, such as memory loss and others.  As with any highly addictive drug used in an illicit manner, if you or a loved one is abusing Rohypnol it is important to seek treatment. One of the most effective aspects of recovery is the opportunity...

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Am I Too Old for Rohypnol Addiction Recovery?

Am I Too Old for Rohypnol Addiction Recovery?

Am I Too Old for Rohypnol Addiction Recovery? While Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is infamously known for its role in crimes, such as date rape and theft, this drug is also used as a club drug. Club drugs are taken, “to enhance social intimacy and sensory stimulation,” according to the June 2004 issue of American Family Physician. They are used instead of substances such as opiates or marijuana...

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How to Party without Rohypnol

How to Party without Rohypnol

Rohypnol is one of the most popular drugs used by many club and partygoers across the country. This specific drug is often sought after for its pleasurable side effects, such as lowered inhibitions and extreme euphoria. Rohypnol can become seriously addictive, as both the body and the mind can quickly begin craving higher doses. Since this abuse is so common, those who are recovering Rohypnol...

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Individualized Treatment Planning for Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

Individualized Treatment Planning for Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

Addiction is always referred to as a complex disease. There are several influencing factors that lead a person to addiction. There are many treatment options available to recovering addicts and several different recovery protocols. In addition, there are hundreds of recovery services that are intended to help a recovering addict maintain abstinence. But at the heart of this multifaceted disease...

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How to Assess Rohypnol Recovery Needs

How to Assess Rohypnol Recovery Needs

It may be difficult to assess the strength of your own addiction and whether you should enter treatment.  Consulting with professionals can help you choose the right treatment options that fit your lifestyle and your expectations. Talking with professionals can also help you achieve a better understanding of your addiction and what sobriety means for you and your loved ones. The Benefits of...

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