How to Detect and Diagnose a Substance Abuse Problem

How to Detect and Diagnose a Substance Abuse Problem

Treatment for Drug Addiction Should Assist Individuals Through Every Recovery Stage The drug epidemic that is sweeping the United States is officially at epidemic proportions, especially when it comes to opioid abuse. Detecting and diagnosing a substance abuse problem can be tricky,...
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01/17 2019
The Top Most Popular Treatment Therapies for Addiction

The Top Most Popular Treatment Therapies for Addiction

There are a Number of Different Types of Treatment Options Available Since every individual and their addiction struggles are unique, their treatment program should also be unique and individualized. A personalized approach to addiction recovery is the most effective way to obtain...
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01/15 2019
The Shocking Reality and Deadly Truth About Fentanyl

The Shocking Reality and Deadly Truth About Fentanyl

The Dangerous Effects of Fentanyl Makes This a Life-Threatening Drug Fentanyl is part of the family of drugs called opioids. Opioids work by attaching to brain receptors which have various bodily responses. When administered as a controlled prescription substance, a feeling of...
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01/14 2019
The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification

The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification

Many Individuals Will First go Through Medical Detox: Phase one of Recovery For patients who suffer from moderate to severe drug or alcohol addiction, a period of medically supervised and assisted detoxification is essential. This process typically takes between four to seven...
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01/11 2019
How to Enjoy Social Outings While Remaining Sober

How to Enjoy Social Outings While Remaining Sober

Having a Good Time While Staying Sober is Possible When you have reached a point of sustained sobriety, one of the biggest fears you may have is relapse and how to prevent it from happening. Oftentimes, those who have just finished treatment...
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01/10 2019
Key Factors in Maintaining Your Sobriety After Treatment

Key Factors in Maintaining Your Sobriety After Treatment

Reaching Long-Term Abstinence is one Thing, but Maintaining it is Another Obtaining sustained sobriety is a feeling of ultimate achievement as you have just overcome one of the biggest challenges you will ever face. The challenges that you faced while you were...
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01/09 2019
The Relationship Between Mental Health and Addiction

The Relationship Between Mental Health and Addiction

The State of Your Mental Health Can be the Foundation of Your Addiction Studies have shown that there is a strong connection between mental illness and addiction. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 69 percent of those who suffer...
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01/08 2019