Becoming addicted is like entering a dark and encompassing labyrinth. Learn how to help yourself, a friend, or a loved one facing Percocet addiction here.
A look at Harm Reduction and the possibilities that this philosophy opens up in addiction treatment.
Family therapy can be successfully used as a part of your teen’s recovery from the impact of addiction. Here, we share 6 ways family therapy can help YOU address the issue as a unit.
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.
Initial effects of Adderall kick in anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes after administration. Effects peak at 3 hours with Adderall IR and at 7 hours with Adderall XR. Learn more about the onset and duration of Adderall effects here.
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.
What's the difference between drinking in moderation and having a drinking problem? Here we review the definitions of each. We also talk about potential benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, as well as the consequences of chronic, long-term, or binge drinking. Learn how alcohol can be used to benefit or harm you.
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.
There are a number of physical signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to OxyContin. More on how to recognize and treat OxyContin addiction here.