Drugs Commonly Abused by College Students

Drugs Commonly Abused by College Students

Drugs commonly abused by college students can lead to more than just a weekend of fun, making the need for addiction education crucial on campus. Drug abuse among college students, aged 18 to 24 years old, is prevalent on most U.S. campuses....
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11/04 2016
Coping Skills for Opiate Addiction

Coping Skills for Opiate Addiction

5 ways to prevent opiate addiction relapse: developing coping skills for opiate addiction Developing healthy coping skills is an essential step in recovering from opiate addiction. Dealing with the uncomfortable cravings and urges that come with opiate withdrawal is one of the...
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11/01 2016
Long Term Effects of Xanax Abuse and Addiction

Long Term Effects of Xanax Abuse and Addiction

Physical and psychological effects of  Xanax abuse and long-term addiction Xanax abuse can cause devastating physical and psychological effects that persist for months and even years after recovery.  Xanax is one of the most prescribed medications in the US, used to treat...
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10/31 2016
Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

The most commonly abused prescription medications today Prescription drug abuse is steadily rising in the United States and around the world. More than half of the deaths from drug overdoses in the United States are now caused by prescription drug abuse, outstripping deaths caused...
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10/28 2016
How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last?

Answers to Frequently Asked Question: How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last? Codeine is a versatile substance that is marketed as both a single-ingredient drug and in combination with other chemicals. The diversity of formulations and perceived safety makes codeine one of the most popular...
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10/27 2016
Top 10 Most Common Illegal Drugs

Top 10 Most Common Illegal Drugs

The Most Common Illegal Drugs Today Of the long list of illegal drugs and substances capable of derailing lives and causing drug addiction, most can be legally prescribed by your family doctor. Many of these are indisputably known for their highly addictive qualities,...
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10/26 2016
Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction – Symptoms, Signs and Side Effects From city to suburb, the wave of deadly heroin blends continues to make headlines.  The duplicitous shift to these potent cocktails coincides with the persistent demand for a cheaper alternative for those trapped in...
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10/25 2016
How Addiction Affects Families

How Addiction Affects Families

Drug and alcohol abuse does not only affect the addict, but their family as well. When recovery starts, the whole family should show support. Family therapy is a good opportunity for individuals struggling with an addiction and their families to understand the...
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10/05 2016
Celebrate National Substance Abuse Prevention Month This October

Celebrate National Substance Abuse Prevention Month This October

This October, help White Sands Treatment Center raise awareness about substance abuse by celebrating National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. Call 877-855-3470 to learn more. Join White Sands Treatment Center this October in celebrating National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a time to remember all...
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10/05 2016