Why do people start using alcohol or drugs? How can you help an addict quit?January 12th, 2017 1
One way to help a methadone addict is to learn how to approach them and to try to convince them to enter treatment. Read more about what to do if your friend or loved one is facing a methadone addiction problem.
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.
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!
Heroin addicts and even first time users are equally exposed to the risk of overdose. Read more on the effects of heroin overdose and find out how much heroin is too much, here.
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!
Have you been using benzodiazepines for more than two weeks as recommended? Individuals who've been on benzos for months or years, will probably require an inpatient treatment. How many people in the U.S. need benzo addiction treatment? Find the answers in this infographic.
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.
How can you spot signs of addiction around the Holidays? And how do you act around someone in addiction recovery during the Season? Tips and information from Dr. Harold Urschel, MD here.
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.
Evidence suggests that exercise is an essential treatment option that aids in addiction recovery. Your workout can releases endorphins in the body, curbs the negative withdrawal effects, and make you feel better. More, here.