LGBT Addiction Treatment Availability: Changes and Challenges (BOOK REVIEW)February 11th, 2017 2
Research shows that almost 9% of users become addicted to marijuana. So who needs help to address problems with marijuana use? Learn more in this infographic.
It is never recommended to stop taking buprenorphine abruptly or without a consultation with you doctor. Read more about the safe ways of quitting buprenorphine, here.
Looking for 2017 calendars for yourself or to give as a present to a loved one in addiction recovery? Check out this list of 5 ideas that can help provide the right amount of motivation and support to anyone in addiction recovery or working in the treatment industry!
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.
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.
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.
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.