Addiction is difficult to address. Sometimes, families try to intervene on their own…to no avail. Often, professional help is required. Dr. Louse Stanger has created a strategy to help professionals get loved ones into treatment. What are the basic tenets of the strategy? She helps provide insight here.
Do you have a loved one who is struggling with Spice addiction? How can you help them? See here.
OxyContin withdrawal may be hard to overcome... How can you deal with it? Practical guide here.
Are you looking for a way to have a good time? This article gives you different ideas about how to address triggers and cravings. Plus, we look at how life can be fun without the need for drugs!
You cannot elimiate triggers or cravings 100%. However, you can learn to anticipate and manage them. Read here for a self-help guide to addressing cravings in addiction recovery.
Xanax withdrawal is accompanied by very unpleasant symptoms which can become dangerous if you try to come off this benzodiazepine cold turkey. Xanax withdrawal is even more dangerous when done at home without medical assistance. Read more about safe alternatives to quitting Xanax here.
When quitting steroids people usually experience mood swings, fatigue, restlessness, and depression. The timeline usually peaks a few days into withdrawal, with resolution of symptoms within 2 weeks. More on how to stop taking steroids SAFELY and how to avoid severe side effects here.
What does it take to make it through an addiction recovery? Which characteristics make up successful addiction rehabilitation? Find out here.
After you use Zoloft daily expect to go through withdrawal when you quit completely (or reduce dosing). More on the duration of Zoloft withdrawal, possible side effects, and how to ease the discomfort here.
Heroin detox requires medical supervision. Symptoms are uncomfortable and medications make the process more humane and successful, especially over the long-term.
Pulling an all nighter can have the same effect as drinking with .10 blood alcohol levels. More on the relationship between sleep and health...with tips from Dr. Bob, the Stress Relief Doctor.