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A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

September 1st, 2018

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.

How to Help a Spice Addict

How to Help a Spice Addict

August 31st, 2018

Do you have a loved one who is struggling with Spice addiction? How can you help them? See here.

Help for OxyContin Withdrawal

Help for OxyContin Withdrawal

August 29th, 2018

OxyContin withdrawal may be hard to overcome... How can you deal with it? Practical guide here.

How to Party Without Taking Drugs

How to Party Without Taking Drugs

August 28th, 2018

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!

Get Rid of Drug Cravings Once and for All

Get Rid of Drug Cravings Once and for All

August 27th, 2018

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.

1 Is it Dangerous to Quit Xanax?

Is it Dangerous to Quit Xanax?

August 26th, 2018

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.

Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid Withdrawal

August 24th, 2018

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.

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

August 23rd, 2018

What does it take to make it through an addiction recovery? Which characteristics make up successful addiction rehabilitation? Find out here.

Zoloft Withdrawal

Zoloft Withdrawal

August 21st, 2018

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.

Help for Heroin Withdrawal

Help for Heroin Withdrawal

August 20th, 2018

Heroin detox requires medical supervision. Symptoms are uncomfortable and medications make the process more humane and successful, especially over the long-term.

Sleep Deprivation in Addiction Treatment, It’s Like Being Drunk!

Sleep Deprivation in Addiction Treatment, It’s Like Being Drunk!

August 18th, 2018

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.

Is Your Drinking Out of Control?

Is Your Drinking Out of Control?

August 30th, 2018

Do you think that your drinking is out of control? Find out here.

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Ativan Detection Timelines [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ativan Detection Timelines [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 25th, 2018

This infographic shows Ativan detection windows on urine, blood, hair and saliva tests. More on Ativan detection here.

Crack Addiction Treatment

Crack Addiction Treatment

August 22nd, 2018

From the highest of ‘highs’ to the lowest of ‘lows’...crack addiction is devastating But, you can get help! Here is how.

How Alcoholism Affects Your Sleep — and, in Turn, Your Life Expectancy

How Alcoholism Affects Your Sleep — and, in Turn, Your Life Expectancy

August 19th, 2018

Heavy drinking can compromise the duration and quality of REM sleep over time. But scientists have linked drinking to reduced lifespan. Just one beer can take away 15 to 30 minutes of your life. More here on how alcohol is linked to deficits in sleep … and health!

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