No, an active addict is not capable of a loving relationship. A frank look at how addicts and co-addicts partner together to mirror childhood trauma. And a call to action for those who are stuck in codependency.
A look at the role of mentorship in addiction…and how you can both find a mentor and become one.
If you are physically dependent on crack cocaine, it doesn’t have to mean you are an addict...but you are playing with fire. Here is what physical addiction to crack looks like and how what you can do about it.
A deep look into the true harms of alcohol problems…with guidance on its identification and treatment. Learn more about what drinking does to you and then take hope! Alcohol problems have the highest treatment success rate. More here.
A graphic display of the statistics showing who uses prescription opioid pills in the U.S. Find out the details about the age, gender, and ethnicity of opioid painkiller users in this infographic.
Are you or a loved one ready and willing to quit opiates, change the addictive behavior, and live a normal life again. Learn how you can assist yourself or a friend in the process of curing opiate addiction. More here.
Morphine is a prescription medicine used to relieve severe pain but it comes with a high addiction potential. Read here about why experts recommend a minimum stay of 60-90 days in rehab. Plus, an outline of basic addiction treatments that reputable rehabs employ.
Yes, Ambien can be addictive. In fact, Ambien addiction can develop after only two weeks of regular use.
When you use Spice you can expect effects to peak anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes after consumption. More on the onset, peak, duration, and side effects of Spice here.
What's the average duration of meth withdrawal? Generally, withdrawal from meth lasts from 1 to 2 weeks, up to a month or more (in some extreme cases), What can you expect during this period? Check out the answers in this easy-to-read graphic.
A call to clinicians to re-think how we work with individual family member’s struggles and needs during treatment. Why not drop preconceived expectations to see the person in front of us? Would that help us work with them more effectively? An exploration here.