How Marijuana Legalization Will Effect Substance Use Treatment: A Counselor’s OpinionMarch 25th, 2017
Hydrocodone has a chemical structure that is related to that of codeine and morphine, and has similar effects on the brain. But how does hydrocodone affect the structure and function of the brain? A list of negative side effects here.
Extensive evaluation and a personalized treatment plan are the first steps to treating co-occuring disorders. What else can you expect? We explore here.
If sobriety is about living life to its fullest, why are so many people against dating in the recovery community? Questions and more questions here.
Jay Z says: "The truth is that drug addicts have a disease," and, "The more society treats drug addiction as a crime, the more money drug dealers will make 'relieving' the suffering of the addicts." Do you agree? Read more quotes on drug addiction from Jay Z here.
Yes, you can OD on Ritalin. Stimulant intoxication produces a wide array of symptoms including schizophrenic symptoms, manic-like states, psychoses, and various types of anxiety conditions. More details here.
Heroin can affect all systems of the body. What long term effects exactly? A POSTER for printing, sharing, or using in the classroom. More here.
5 things that can cause relapse include: old haunts and friends, internal justifications, toxic relationhips, unhealthy choices, and stress. More on how to manage these triggers here.
Nausea and vomiting are common for first time hydrocodone users, as well as dizziness, lightheadedness, and drowsiness. But what about the long term effects of hydrocodone on the body? More here.
What do you get a person in addiction recovery for The Holidays? A list of timeless favorites here.
When you should seek emergency or medical help during meth withdrawal? A review of problematic symptoms and protocol for their treatment here.
Are you stressed by the holidays? A brief guide of self-help techniques to help people in addiction recovery manage anxiety and stress during the holidays.