How can you know good addiction treatment from the bad? More here on the basics of heroin addiction treatment: assessment, help through detox, medical supervision, effective aftercare AND the individualized human element behind care.
Social media engagement releases dopamine which can get young teen brains hooked on likes, shares, and number of friends. How does the trauma from NOT getting these forms of gratification lead to anxiety and depression? More, here.
The typical Molly (ecstasy) user in the U.S. is a Non-Hispanic White male, who's an employed college graduate, lives in a large metro area, and has an annual family income under $40,000. Find out more statistics in this infographic.
Detox from Adderall can be very uncomfortable, but it doesn't have to be. Learn here how you can detox from Adderall safely and who can help you get through withdrawal.
A discussion of ways in which a therapist or counselor can support a client who wishes to remain drug-free after completing a treatment program. More from Neurolinguistic Programming expert, Dr. Janice Walton, here.
The Holidays can be a challenging time when in addiction recovery. Find 19 useful ideas to help you maintain your sobriety during the season...and the year to come!
Drug detox is big business. And most detox clinics ARE NOT up-to-date on the necessary protocols for getting off benzodiazepines. So, what can you do to avoid pain, injury, and potential danger? A list of 5 suggestions here…from someone who’s been there!
The best way to help an Ativan addict is to show support and compassion along the addiction treatment process. Here, we review how to identify and encourage treatment of Ativan addiction.
Have a problem with crystal meth addiction? We review the distinction between inpatient and outpatient crystal meth rehabilitation. Review the services they provide to decide which one is better for you.
Chronic alcohol abuse can damage the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system. It can also cause severe health effects to all other parts of your body. Read this article and learn about the long term effects of alcohol on the body.
If you are concerned about a loved one's drinking problem, how do you bring it up? Here are a few ideas to help you open up the drinking conversation and ways to prepare for the talk.