Coming to terms with your identity can be a difficult and painful path…but one that leads to freedom and joy. If you are gay and struggling with substance use, this personal experience can help encourage you to live in your truth.
Addiction to narcotics is typically very difficult to overcome without rehab. But the cost of narcotics rehab should not prohibit you from seeking help. Still, cost is one of the biggest reasons that addicted individuals don't seek treatment. If you or a loved one need narcotics rehab but are concerned about the cost, read on to get the facts.
A look at drug use trends and the five classes of drugs teens experiment with: alcohol, opioids, synthetics, marijuana, and hallucinigens.
The key to partying is a change of mindset. Stop looking at your sobriety as a life WITHOUT drugs and alcohol. Instead, try focusing on sobriety as a new chapter WITH fun, laughter, health and joy. Find out which activities can help you achieve this here.
Yes, crack is extremely hard to quit. Crack is a more concentrated form of powder cocaine and is highly addictive! We provide you with information about what to expect during crack withdrawal here. Plus, we'll examine risky vs. safe ways of coming off crack. Finally, we invite your questions at the end.
Do you have a marijuana test coming up? Eager to know if your test will show positive or negative? We outline the basic guidelines for marijuana detection for hair, blood, saliva, and urine tests in this infographic. Get prepared!
If you’re considering quitting morphine, you should do so under medical supervision. Morphine withdrawal can trigger severe symptoms that can be supervised in a safe environment. Learn more about withdrawal protocols here, with a section for your questions at the end.
Learn more about the nature of buprenorphine dependence, its signs and symptoms, and ways to treat it. A comprehensive review of how people become dependent on buprenorphine (AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT) here.
Yes. Heroin is hard to quit. However, with proper medical treatment and support you can succeed! Read more about what makes heroin so addictive, as well as the most appropriate methods for coming off this powerful and highly addictive drug here.
Are you misusing your prescription or taking Ativan illegally? More about all forms of Ativan abuse, how to recognize a drug abuse problem, and how to address it...in our A-Z guide on Ativan Abuse, here.
A look into the connection and linkages between substance use disorder and mental illness…plus the call for proper diagnosis and treatment. From expect Contributor, Dr. Jeff Nalin, Psy.D.