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Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What are Examples of Dual Diagnosis?

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Two of the biggest problems facing society today are addiction and the mental health crisis. With more people overdosing on prescription drugs, street drugs, and alcohol than ever before, and with an increasingly shocking amount of shootings and violent acts tied to poor mental health, it is no wonder these two issues are making front-page … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What is the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids?

Friday, December 18, 2020

Our nation is facing an opioid crisis. Or is it an opiate crisis? If you’ve been reading the news you’ve likely heard about the opioid epidemic, but you might have also heard there’s an opiate epidemic. Obviously, the words ‘opiate’ and ‘opioid’ are similar – but do they mean the same thing? There’s plenty of … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What Symptoms to Expect During Heroin Detox

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Heroin is a deadly and dangerous drug. Even when users want to quit it can be difficult due to the severe detox and withdrawal symptoms that heroin users are likely to experience when they stop using. There’s no question that heroin detox can be an unpleasant experience, but a little knowledge can teach you that … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What are the Risks of Methadone?

Sunday, November 15, 2020

The United States has an opiate problem. From heroin to codeine-infused cough syrup, opiates are a growing problem that accounts for thousands of deaths and hospital visits annually. One of the toughest opiates to get over is the powerful methadone, which has been prescribed and abused for decades. Let’s learn more about the risks of … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What is Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In the U.S., the most common mental illness is anxiety, with more than 40 million people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. From obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder to generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders like these are conditions that can develop because of biological, genetic, and environmental factors. While millions of people live … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Signs of Meth Addiction

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Many people are drawn to meth because of how it makes them feel when they are high. When meth is abused, an increased sense of self-confidence and euphoria come on in a sudden rush that keeps users coming back for more. Because of its addictive properties, it does not take long for someone to go … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Safely Detoxing from Drugs While Pregnant

detoxing from drugs while pregnant

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Addiction can develop at any time in a person’s life, especially if a person has or is experiencing one or more of the most common risk factors of addiction, including: Family history of addiction Family history of mental illness Sexual/emotional/verbal abuse Sexual assault/rape Traumatic events (e.g. major car accidents, unexpected death of a loved one, … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Heroin’s Effect on Expectant Mothers & Babies

heroin and its affect on pregnancy

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Women who are pregnant are not only sharing their bodies with their unborn children, but they are also basing their everyday lives around what is best for the health of their pregnancy. And while there are certainly moments where expecting mothers do something that is not “to code” during their pregnancy, the vast majority of … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What is an Addictive Personality?

What is an Addictive Personality

Monday, April 13, 2020

Recovering addicts and alcoholics can attest to the fact that a major part of their active addiction was rooted in certain personality traits such as poor impulse control or a negative sense of self-worth. But does that mean that all addicts and alcoholics have what is known as an “addictive personality”? There are many outlets … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What Are Track Marks on Arms?

woman with track marks on arm

Monday, April 13, 2020

The vast majority of drug users do not begin their drug use by injecting drugs, rather it usually takes some time for them to reach that point (if ever). Part of this is because drug users do not need to get that high that quickly when they first start out using, or even near the … Continued


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