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Category: Addiction

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11 August

Addiction recovery is an accomplishment for everyone going through the process. Anyone who is able to handle detoxing a drug from their system and using the tools that they’ve learned in therapy to move on with their lives is a superhero. Mothers who go through this process are practically legendary. It is extremely difficult to go through recovery as […]

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10 August

Addiction is quite complicated, and the recovery time varies from one individual to another. Besides getting treatment for an addiction, the patients must learn how to adjust to a new sober lifestyle. Some people will get clean very fast, whereas others will have to make several attempts before completely kicking their addiction. About half of […]

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09 August

There are few things that are more amazing than successfully completing a drug rehabilitation program. Addiction is one of the most devastating conditions that a human being can go through; it destroys the very fabric of people’s live. Those with addictions can destroy their careers, their families, their friendships, and everything else that connects them to society. […]

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02 August

  financial concerns, and even worries about shortages of common household items, all against the backdrop of the pervasive, perceived immediate threat of a potentially deadly illness. With all of that stress, it’s no surprise that many people who previously didn’t drink very often started their evening with a glass of wine. Past studies have […]

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29 July

Are you one of the tens of millions of people who fail to get enough sleep? Or who gets to sleep but then doesn’t feel well-rested in the morning? If you’re pursuing a better night’s sleep, one of the factors you might want to check out is the effect of alcohol on that elusive good […]

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29 July

Methamphetamines are extremely addictive, and the withdrawal symptoms are severe, which makes it hard to quit. And as if meth addiction, itself, wasn’t bad enough – new research shows that most meth addicts are also struggling with many health problems, behavioral issues and sometimes life-threatening hardships. Meth abusers are likely to find themselves in serious […]

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26 July

Benzodiazepines, sometimes called benzos, are a class of psychoactive drugs that act as a depressant to lower brain activity. They are often prescribed to treat conditions like anxiety, sleep disorders and seizures. The most prescribed benzodiazepines include Valium®, Xanax® and Klonopin®. Unfortunately, these medications carry a shockingly high potential for abuse, addiction and overdose. When […]

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22 July

Data from a recent study indicates that, as an opioid dosage is increased, the risks for adverse outcomes also increase. In layman’s terms, the more painkillers a doctor prescribes to a patient, the more likely the patient is to overdose on those painkillers and potentially to die from them. With this information in mind, patients […]

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19 July

Addiction and parenting cannot be mixed. Nobody wants to become a parent when they are fighting their own battle with substance addiction. However, several common trends nowadays push and even encourage parents to rely on alcohol when they are stressed out. Thankfully, a considerable number of parents who know the importance of sober living for […]

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16 July

People with substance abuse disorder lie not only to their loved ones but also to themselves. They may feel obliged to cover up their conditions and to deal with guilt and shame because telling the truth about their illness has consequences. That is why many struggle with dishonesty, thus perpetuating their addictions. Lying becomes normal, […]

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