Addiction

Signs of Steroid Abuse

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In our society today, there is a huge emphasis on physical health and being fit. Of course, it is important to be healthy, but how far is too far in the quest for physical perfection? A lot of the time, many people assume that steroid abuse only happens to professional or Olympic athletes, however, studies … Continued


The Dangers of Having Multiple Addictions

Friday, October 5, 2018

While having anyone addiction is dangerous business in itself, having multiple addictions can amplify the level of danger tenfold. It makes sense, and it seems crazy that anyone would test their human limits like that, however, multiple addictions continue to pop up in treatment centers and in overdose death rates around the country. Apart from … Continued


Do I Have a Neurontin Addiction?

Monday, October 1, 2018

What has been hailed as a “wonder drug” is now of the most commonly prescribed medications for people with nerve pain, seizures, insomnia or anxiety. It’s called Neurontin and is more commonly known by its generic name, Gabapentin. Over the last few years, Neurontin has become one of the more widely prescribed medications for people … Continued


6 Signs of Opana Abuse

Friday, September 21, 2018

As yet another drug on the prescription opioid chain, Opana abuse can be just as addictive and deadly as other opioids such as Oxycontin and heroin. If you are wondering if your loved one is abusing or becoming addicted to their Opana medication, there are some telltale signs to watch out for. What is Opana … Continued


How Our Holistic Treatment Program Can Help You

Monday, September 10, 2018

In years past, substance abuse treatment could often be mistaken for a scene from “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. Society just didn’t fully comprehend what addiction was or how unique the treatment approach could be. Luckily, the present treatment model has adapted and evolved into something beautiful that can provide each individual with their … Continued


How Drug Interventions Work

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Most parents never think they will have to stage an intervention on their child one day. It just isn’t something that crosses into the minds of parents while their children are full of life and exploring and learning. However, for many, the day finally comes when they have tried everything else, and they are completely … Continued


How Ecstasy Affects Your Brain

Friday, August 24, 2018

Ecstasy, which is the street name for MDMA, is a synthetic drug that has stimulant and hallucinogenic effects. This substance is known for its presence in clubs and raves, as it brings an incredible sense of euphoria, high energy, and desirable sensory effects. It is famous for enhancing empathy in those who use it, thus … Continued


How Adventure Therapy Helps in Early Sobriety

Saturday, August 18, 2018

There are countless forms of therapy that are utilized in the treatment of addiction. From traditional therapies such as group and individual therapy to more spiritual therapies like holistic therapy and mindfulness practices, individuals in need of recovery services can rest assured that there is at least one form of therapy that is perfectly suited … Continued


5 Tips to Help with Drug or Alcohol Cravings

Friday, August 10, 2018

Arguably the most challenging aspect of staying in recovery is fighting off cravings to use again. For some, cravings are few and far between, but for others, they are something that they have to deal with on a daily basis. Regardless of how much cravings impact one’s life, it is important that he or she … Continued


Signs of a Ketamine Addiction

Friday, August 3, 2018

Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic, which means that it produces sedative effects, as well as causes the user to experience detachment from his or her surroundings and his or her own body. Known illicitly as Special K or Dorothy, ketamine is most commonly used by teenagers and young adults. The National Survey on Drug Use … Continued


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