A look at the main dangers of the most popular drugs of our time: heroin, meth, legal highs, and …more!
What are the the REAL addiction and trauma issues among First Responders? Todd Langus, Psy.D, MFTI shares insights and speaks from his experience in this interview.
Percocet has a high habit-forming potential for anyone who uses it continuously over the long therm, or abuses it illegally. Explore the effects of Percocet addiction, here.
You may be familiar with anti-anxiety medications and alternative methods for treating anxiety, BUT do you know about the Open Focus™ technique to treat anxiety? Open Focus™ dissolves anxiety and stress by shifting your focus of attention. Learn more here.
The opioid and opiate epidemic is taking lives at an alarming rate. How can those mourning a loss cope? Suggestions here.
Outpatient alcohol rehab can be completed as an individual form of treatment or can be used as "aftercare", to support inpatient alcohol rehab. Find out typical lengths of stay and what happens during treatment, here.
Addiction is a complex disease. In this interview, Dr. Howard Wetsman, MD talks about the importance of treating biological and cognitive aspects of addiction. Learn more, here.
Excessive drinking costs the U.S. $249 billion a year in lost work productivity, healthcare, and social expenses. More here on these costs compared to alcoholism treatment. Text and graphics to help you make sense of the stats.
A person can be both physically dependent and psychologically addicted to marijuana at the same time. Check out more information on marijuana dependence here:
The average cost of meth rehab is from $7K for 10 weeks of intensive outpatient treatment up to about $20K for inpatient rehab. Ideas on how to reduce costs here.
We examine why licensing, staff, and evidence based treatments are CRUCIAL in the treatment of alcohol addiction...more here.
Supporting an anxious friend in addiction recovery can be confusing. Here are a few tips on how you can help.