Drugs That Require a Medical Detox

Drugs That Require a Medical Detox

What Is Medically Assisted Detox? When patients are admitted into treatment for alcohol or drug addiction, they will typically have to go through a period of medication-assisted detox. This treatment encompasses the first step in the overall recovery process and addresses the...
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09/11 2020
Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

Is It Safe to Go to Rehab During COVID-19?

How COVID-19 Impacts Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers Amidst a global pandemic impacting every person worldwide, the reach of COVID-19 also extends to those in need of drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
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08/24 2020
Recognizing a Drug Overdose: Common Signs and Symptoms

Recognizing a Drug Overdose: Common Signs and Symptoms

What is an Overdose?  Drug overdose represents the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. If an individual consistently abuses drugs, drug overdose always remains a possibility. However, it can become a matter of when, not if, for chronic drug...
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08/13 2020
The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Correlation Between These Two Vices A huge problem facing many large cities across the U.S. is illicit and prescription drug abuse. Add guns into the mix and it is a true recipe for disaster. When an individual is under the influence...
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07/02 2019
Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Addiction and Substance Abuse Vary by Locality Recent studies have discovered a shocking difference in drug and alcohol abuse between those who reside in rural areas when compared to those living in urban areas. Substance abuse can affect anybody, regardless of age,...
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06/27 2019
Top Worst U.S. Cities for Drug Abuse

Top Worst U.S. Cities for Drug Abuse

Cities With the Highest Substance Abuse Across the Nation Drug abuse across the United States is at epidemic proportions, with a record number of individuals becoming addicted to not only illicit drugs but legal prescription drugs as well. There is a strong...
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06/04 2019
Leaving a Relationship With a Substance Abuser

Leaving a Relationship With a Substance Abuser

Knowing When to Walk Away Relationships can sometimes be difficult and hard to manage even without one of the partners abusing substances. When you throw in an alcohol or drug issue, though, the effects on the relationship are exacerbated. Knowing when to...
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04/16 2019
What are the Deadliest Drugs in the U.S.?

What are the Deadliest Drugs in the U.S.?

The Center for Disease Control Names Top-Most Life-Threatening Drugs With drugs becoming more potent than ever before, the list of top-most dangerous and deadly drugs are changing. The Center for Disease Control has released the most recent report surrounding the most lethal...
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04/10 2019
Smoking Weed: How to Quit for Good

Smoking Weed: How to Quit for Good

Breaking The Compulsive Habit Close to one in seven Americans smoke marijuana regularly and make it part of their daily evening ritual. While medical marijuana has medicinal benefits for those with unique disabilities and illnesses, when the controlled substance is abused, it...
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04/05 2019