The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that 12% of children in the United States live with a parent who either has a drug or alcohol dependency or abuses psychoactive substances. More on the effects of addiction on the entire family here.
Recovery support groups provide tangible benefits, but are 12-step groups and A.A. the only way? No! There are many other paths to recovery! Learn more about alternatives to A.A. here.
Do you have a video game problem? Here, we look at how gaming disorder is diagnosed as per the new guidelines published by the World Health Organization. More on how to identify gaming addiction in this guest blog article from clinical therapist, Obi Unaka.
Is group therapy adaptable for treating addiction? Yes! During times of crisis, groups can comfort and guide people who otherwise might be unhappy or lost. More on how groups can work FOR YOU in this article.
A look at the metabolism and effects of codeine on the body. Check out our infographic to learn the effects of codeine as a result of various modes of administration.
Medical detox includes interventions to manage Percocet withdrawal symptoms and make the process more humane. Cold turkey and tapered methods are two options people use when they quit. Find out more here.
A look at daily practices and strategies for managing the stress that comes with having a family member addicted to drugs or alcohol. From expert interventionist, Dr. Louise Stanger, Ed.D.
Entering a structured crystal meth addiction program means you’ll receive medical help and assistance during your recovery journey. Learn more about rehab for crystal meth and start working on your sobriety today.
Want to know how long morphine remains in your body? Check out this infographic to discover the exact time morphine shows up on urine, hair, saliva and blood tests.
Does credit belong to the drugs or the writers? A look at how some of the best English language writers have struggled with addiction and often lost.
A look at the implications of increasing legal status of marijuana across the U.S. from the perspective of an M.D. who treats addiction.