Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction

If you’ve been using drugs, and you now find that you can’t stop taking them, it’s not entirely your fault. What you have is a drug addiction, also known as a substance use disorder. If you have this condition, you… Continue Reading…

Opioid Addiction

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are medications usually prescribed if you have depression. Sometimes, it’s also used to treat anxiety. Two of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants are known in the medical field as SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) and SNRIs (Serotonin and Norepinephrine… Continue Reading…

Drug Rehab

Inpatient Drug Rehab

Drug addiction, or substance use disorder as it’s formally known, affects more than 20 million people in the United States alone. If you’re one of them, you may have heard of drug rehab, which is an effective way of getting… Continue Reading…

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Rehab

Alcoholic beverages are quite common in the United States. Alcohol is a legal substance, and you can easily buy drinks in any store if you’re at least 21 years of age. Because of that availability, alcohol is the most used… Continue Reading…

Substance Abuse

Synthetic Marjuana Addiction

Synthetic marijuana, also known as synthetic cannabinoids, are artificial versions of the mind-altering chemicals found in the marijuana plant. Synthetic cannabinoids have components that act in similar ways to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the main active ingredient in marijuana. It… Continue Reading…

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction

Whiskey is a common distilled alcoholic beverage, and it is classified as hard liquor. In other words, the alcohol in whiskey is more concentrated than in other drinks like wine. Drinking it in moderate amounts will not cause problems, but… Continue Reading…

Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism

Both beer and vodka are alcoholic beverages you can obtain legally. Each one is composed of different ingredients, though, and each has different alcohol levels. In moderation, beer and vodka may not harm you. You may feel tipsy after a… Continue Reading…

Drug and Alcohol Detox

Drug Detox

A typical first step in addiction recovery is called drug detox. This process aims to remove all traces of drugs from your body. In turn, the lingering effects, such as intense drug cravings, will also go away. Drug detox is… Continue Reading…

Alcohol Addiction

Al-Anon Zoom Meetings

Most Al-Anon groups meet face to face in many venues across the country. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are actively avoiding social gatherings of any kind. This includes in-person Al-Anon meetings. But restrictions on social gatherings don’t… Continue Reading…

Substance Abuse

Meth Addiction

The world is facing an opioid epidemic. However, opioids are not the only drugs countries are grappling with in today’s world. Other drugs have slowly risen to become a big headache for many governments. Cocaine, meth and alcohol are among… Continue Reading…