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.
The best way to help an Ativan addict is to show support and compassion along the addiction treatment process. Here, we review how to identify and encourage treatment of Ativan addiction.
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.
Chronic alcohol abuse can damage the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system. It can also cause severe health effects to all other parts of your body. Read this article and learn about the long term effects of alcohol on the body.
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.
Is investing in heroin addiction treatment worth the expense? Statistics about the cost of heroin use vs. addiction treatment programs in text and graphic form. See more here.
How is doctors’ reluctance to prescribe painkillers leading to more synthetic drug use? What opioids are being created in the labs and how are people using them? We explain here.
Meth belongs to the group of drugs called stimulants and is not a narcotic. Read more about the addictive potential of meth and it's placement under the Controlled Substances Act, here.
Using heroin is like playing Russian roulette with your life. Can dosing be controlled? We explore here.