Substituting One Addiction For Another

Substituting One Addiction For Another

The Dangers of Replacing Addictions When an individual struggles with the disease of addiction, they require treatment in order to overcome and manage it. Without the proper coping mechanisms in place, they may turn to another addiction in order to replace the...
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01/16 2020
The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

Caring for Your Mental Health is of Utmost Importance Many individuals underestimate how much the state of their mental health affects everything else in their lives, from relationships to addiction. If your mental health is suffering then you will not be in...
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09/12 2019
Preparing for Change

Preparing for Change

Getting Ready for the Road Ahead When an individual has made the decision to seek treatment for their drug or alcohol addiction, they need to be prepared for the challenges ahead. Recovering from addiction is not easy and it will take a...
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06/06 2019
Common Characteristics of an Addict

Common Characteristics of an Addict

Addicts Exhibit Certain Traits There are certain characteristics that individuals exhibit that can indicate a drug or alcohol abuse issue. When an individual that you know well has turned to drugs or alcohol, it is almost immediately apparent that their behavior, attitude,...
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05/17 2019
The Dangers of Cocaine Use

The Dangers of Cocaine Use

The Increasing Potency of the Drug It is not uncommon for individuals to underestimate the potency and power of cocaine. The drug can be snorted, injected, or smoked depending on the variation of the drug that individuals obtain. Many people use cocaine...
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04/17 2019
How Perfectionism Can Cause Depression and Anxiety

How Perfectionism Can Cause Depression and Anxiety

When Your Strive For Perfection, Your Mental Health May Be Sacrificed When an individual is striving to reach unattainable goals, they may spiral into depression or cause immense anxiety to the point of causing one to turn to the substance of abuse...
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04/04 2019
The Difference Between Clinical Depression and Feeling Sad

The Difference Between Clinical Depression and Feeling Sad

Why You May Be Feeling The Blues And Not Depression The term ‘depression’ is often used loosely to describe feelings of sadness, sorrow, and unhappiness. Depression and feeling sad are two very different things as depression is a long-lived clinical and diagnosable...
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04/03 2019
Inmates and the Need for Addiction Treatment

Inmates and the Need for Addiction Treatment

Inmates Need Access to Resources Once Released From Prison Many inmates who are locked up behind bars are often there as a result of either being a drug dealer, playing an integral part in the drug dealing operation, or are drug addicts...
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03/15 2019
How to Kick a Ketamine Addiction

How to Kick a Ketamine Addiction

Overcoming an Addiction to a Commonly Abused Drug Ketamine, when used illicitly, is a hallucinogen that can be snorted, injected, or ingested in a drink. It is an extremely dangerous drug as it has the effect of putting the individual in a...
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02/13 2019
Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

The Link Between The Two Close to 50 percent of those who are struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol also struggle with an underlying mental health disorder. This mental illness may not always be diagnosed leaving the individual wondering what...
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02/08 2019