Tag: drug rehab

How to Combat Your Fear of Detox

October 15, 2018

Addiction is unpredictable. Two people could use the same amount of the exact same substance and experience extremely different results. A person will never know the degree of their addiction until they are in the thick of it. Most times, once this realization has occurred, the addict is unable to do to anything about their […]

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Synthetic Drugs and Their Effects

October 5, 2018

The rate of synthetic drug consumption is steadily rising all over the world, especially in the United States where their popularity is increasing at an alarming rate. This is because most people assume that these types of drugs are naturally grown and are perfectly safe for consumption. Unfortunately, the reality begs to differ. Do you […]

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Personality Type and Drug Addiction: Are They Linked?

September 20, 2018

As far as substance abuse and addiction are concerned, it is clear that there is no single factor responsible. Individuals who struggle with drug addiction tend to have a variety of factors that contribute to increasing their susceptibility to substance abuse addiction. Both environmental and biological factors seem to play a role, exposure to drugs […]

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ADHD Prescription Misuse and Abuse

September 17, 2018

Whether you have ADHD yourself or know someone who does, the thought of help from a stimulant seems counter-intuitive. How could an upper help someone who’s already restless, impulsive and stymied by distraction? Interestingly, the revved-up symptoms of ADHD are actually the result of decreased brain activity from a neurotransmitter deficiency, which is why this […]

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The Glamorization of Drug Use in the Entertainment Industry

September 15, 2018

It’s no secret that a lot of celebrities have a tendency for drug use. Famous singers, rappers, actors, and other in the entertainment industry are generally open about their habits, and this is made evident through their music and documented social behaviors. We’ve seen it in television shows, movies, music videos, and even in their […]

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Biggest Benefits of Inpatient Residential Treatment Programs

September 10, 2018

As people become more educated about substance abuse, they are beginning to recognize the signs earlier. Once the characteristics of an addiction are noticed, friends and family often encourage the person to seek help. Inpatient residential treatment programs are the best option for many people in need of help. Aside from the outward symptoms of […]

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How Is the 90-Day Rehab Program Effective?

August 16, 2018

Addiction rehab programs are subjected to several myths and misconceptions. It is commonly believed that the drug rehab is considered to be a 30-day program, but this is not always the case. The sobriety ratio is higher among the people who choose to enroll in longer programs at inpatient rehab centers. Different programs are offered […]

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Why You Should Avoid Non-Medical Rehab

August 1, 2018

Not all rehab centers are out to make a quick buck. There are honest, genuine people out there who have dedicated their lives to helping addicts find sobriety. But among the flowers there are always weeds, and in this situation, they come in the form of unscrupulous rehab centers who are out to sell you […]

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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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Why Transparency and Confidentiality in Addiction Recovery Are Crucial

June 29, 2018

Addiction recovery centers are supposed to serve as safe havens for people struggling with addiction, providing an opportunity to rid themselves of dependency. Unfortunately, not all treatment centers are ethical. Treatment centers must be transparent about their practices to ensure that people entering treatment fully understand the program. Federal laws also require strict confidentiality for […]

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