Smoking heroin delivers the opiate from the lungs to the arteries. Then, it travel through the bloodstream and goes directly to the user's brain. Read more about effects of smoking heroin and how it affects the brain. More here
How long does withdrawal from Adderall last? A VISUAL GUIDELINE that outlines common symptoms by day and week.
Guest blogger Dr. Jonathan Cowan, Ph.D. discusses the potential of neurofeedback in the treatment of addictions. Can new protocols really help treat dopamine deficiency in the brain? More here.
Methadone has a high potential for abuse and may lead to serious psychological or physical dependence. How can you tell if you are addicted, or not? We review the main signs here.
Physical dependence to Ultram is an expected adaptation mechanism accompanied by physical tolerance and withdrawal syndrome. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of Ultram physical addiction and how to treat it, here.
How can you live with an addict and plan for change? A practical exercise to create a path for a positive future, whatever that future may hold.
How can you tell if somebody is a crystal meth addict? More here about the signs and symptoms that signal when a loved one or a fired has a crystal meth problem.
A look into the relationship between addiction and eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. And a discussion of their treatment. Take hope!
With the opioid crisis in the U.S. still in full throttle, how many people seek and receive addiction treatment services? Detailed and recent statistics in this infographic.
The LGBT community faces some unique barriers to getting treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. If these barriers are not recognized and addressed, professional care CANNOT adequately address Substance Use Disorder in LGBT people. What are the barriers? A review here.
Is There Ever Too Much Exercise? An Intro to The Adonis Complex & Orthorexia Nervosa.