Month: July 2018

The 5 Most Addictive Drugs on the Planet

July 31, 2018

Addiction is a compulsive, substance-seeking behavior found in individuals who show signs of withdrawal when use is stopped. There has been an ongoing debate over which drugs are considered the most addictive. According to a panel of experts, how addictive a substance is can actually be measured. To determine addictiveness, experts compare the effect of […]

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Celebrities Who Died From Overdoses in 2018

July 27, 2018

In 2016, more than 63,600 Americans died of drug overdoses. Around two-thirds of these fatal incidents involved some type of opioid. Between 2015 and 2016, the fatal overdose rate from synthetic opioids, not counting methadone, more than doubled. Illegally manufactured fentanyl is likely to blame. Drug overdose, often unintentional, is a chronic problem. Lost in […]

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Should I Stop Drinking?

July 25, 2018

You might be wondering whether you should stop drinking for many reasons. There may have been instances where you fought with friends, wrecked your car, or made bad decisions that would have been otherwise avoided had it not been for your alcohol addiction. Like last spring, where you missed your flight for a conference when […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Vitamin D and Depression

July 24, 2018

More than 300 million people in the world suffer from depression — that’s about the size of the population of the United States. Depression is also connected to substance abuse. In fact, about two in 10 Americans who have anxiety, depression or other mood disorders also suffer from some form of substance abuse. Recent scientific studies […]

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How Is Alcohol Addiction Treated?

July 20, 2018

Overcoming alcohol addiction is completely dependent on the will and commitment of the user.  A person has to want sobriety for themselves before they can truly accept help. The doctors, the medications, and therapies are merely aids in coping with withdrawal symptoms and side effects. The rest lies on the person’s ability to take these […]

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The Ins and Outs of Inpatient Facilities

July 18, 2018

While addiction comes with an abundance of negative aspects, it is a treatable condition. That’s not to say it doesn’t require extensive care and monitoring: addiction is one of the toughest diseases to treat. Luckily, today’s drug and alcohol programs offer several options, all geared toward full recovery. Attempting to get sober on your own […]

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How Does Medical Detox Work?

July 16, 2018

Scottsdale Recovery Center offers the best medical drug and alcohol detox treatment and recovery in the area. With one of the highest recovery rates in the industry, SRC continues to expand its alcoholism and drug addiction recovery programs. Scottsdale Recovery Center has served Scottsdale and surrounding areas for over 10 years and prides itself on […]

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Why Yoga Makes Up For The Perfect Practice For Recovering Addicts?

July 13, 2018

Struggling to untangle yourself from the grip of addiction? Dealing with the complicated and manifold addiction recovery process is not easy. Although there are many ways to break the cycle of addiction, one way that is gaining momentum these days is the yoga therapy. Combining exercise and mindfulness, yoga can help the addict to get […]

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Music Therapy: Affecting Attitudes and Improving Addiction Recovery

July 3, 2018

Music Therapy serves as the perfect tool that accomplishes individualized goals in a therapeutic relationship between music and an addict. Credentialed professionals who have completed approved music therapy programs guide the addicts in their music interventions. Music Therapy is a kind of holistic treatment offered at Scottsdale Recovery Center. The conventional therapies might not work […]

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