How to Taper Off of Drugs and Alcohol

How to Taper Off of Drugs and Alcohol

Understanding the Slow Taper Method of Alcohol and Drug Detox When it comes to getting off drugs or quitting alcohol, there are two basic methods – the cold turkey approach and the slow taper off process. If you have been struggling with...
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04/08 2021
Alcoholism: Current Facts and Figures in America

Alcoholism: Current Facts and Figures in America

The Current State of Alcohol Use in America  Alcoholism is one of the most prominent substance abuse issues the U.S. is currently facing. Since alcohol is readily available to those of legal drinking age, it becomes far too easy to access, not...
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04/02 2021
What Is Medical Detox for Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

What Is Medical Detox for Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

Everything You Need to Know About Medical Detox When it comes to getting clean and staying sober, good intentions are not enough. From legal drugs like alcohol and prescription pain medications to illicit substances like cocaine and heroin, drugs take a powerful...
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04/01 2021
Mental Side Effects of Alcoholism

Mental Side Effects of Alcoholism

Short and Long Term Mental Side Effects of Alcoholism Like any type of substance abuse, alcoholism can cause both severe physical and mental side effects. For many people struggling with AUD or Alcohol Use Disorder, there are short and long-term mental side...
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03/30 2021
Alcohol Poisoning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Alcohol Poisoning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning  When an individual has alcohol poisoning, they are experiencing alcohol overdose. The individual may go in and out of consciousness and have difficulty breathing as their heart rate has slowed down tremendously, and their body is going...
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03/29 2021
What to Expect During Medical Detox for Alcohol Addiction

What to Expect During Medical Detox for Alcohol Addiction

Understanding What Happens in Medical Detox for Alcoholism Alcoholics have many issues to fear, from the danger of drunk driving arrests and bar fights to the risk of job loss and financial problems. But in many ways, the fear of withdrawal represents...
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03/26 2021
What Causes Alcoholism

What Causes Alcoholism

Understanding the Root Causes of Alcoholism When someone has committed to getting treatment for alcoholism, the rehab team’s goal entails helping them find the root causes of their substance abuse. Doing so makes it easier for the person going through rehabilitation and...
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03/23 2021
Physical Side Effects of Alcoholism

Physical Side Effects of Alcoholism

How Alcoholism Affects the Body and the Brain Alcohol is an unusual drug in the pantheon of abused substances. Perfectly legal, widely available, and enjoying the blessing of society at large, alcohol stands alone in many different ways. While others would undoubtedly...
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03/19 2021