Category: Addiction

  • Features to Look for in a Rehab Center

    When you are suffering from substance abuse, you need to find help fast. However, the type and quality of care you receive from rehabilitation will largely impact how you recover — and whether you relapse. Thus, before you sign yourself up for any rehab facility within walking distance, you should learn what makes a high-quality […]

  • 5 Benefits of Recovering From Drug Addiction

    Drug addiction is the worst form of an epidemic that has infected this world like a plague. It is no wonder that many people lose their lives every year as a result of drug addiction. This disease is deadly because it doesn’t just affect the body but equally deteriorates mental health. Medical practitioners from all […]

  • How To Choose A Top Drug Rehab Center?

    You might have landed here while researching about the rehab centers. So, what are the rehab centers and their functions? Typically, addiction comes in different ways and forms. Therefore, recovery also is available in different ways. The word rehab means intensive and supervised programs. Those programs are designed to help the individuals suffering from alcohol […]

  • What Al-Anon Is, and What It Isn’t

    Having a friend or a loved one with a drinking problem can be scary. It can cause you to worry, wondering if there’s anything you can do, and for some, it can lead to depression. If thoughts of your loved one are consuming your life, it’s a good idea to consider attending an Al-Anon meeting. […]

  • Adderall: Productive or Harmful?

    Genetics have been shown to play a major role in addiction. How susceptible someone is to having a naturally addictive personality may lie in their genes. That isn’t to say that everyone who is closely related or descended from relatives who are addicts are going to be ones themselves, but simply that the likeliness of […]

  • What Happens to Your Body in Alcohol Withdrawal

    A lot of people know it is bad to consume alcohol and know it is good to not consume alcohol, but they do not know that it is a major challenge to once be a consumer of alcohol and then try to stop afterwards. When an addictive drinker suddenly stops or significantly reduces their level […]

  • How Pharmacists Use Technology to Help Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

    Pharmacists play an important role in the healthcare industry. They are not only responsible for dispensing medicine to patients in strict accordance with doctor’s orders, but also for educating patients on medication usage, side effects and safety. Pharmacists must have attention to detail because the information they must consider and share is unique to each […]

  • Solving Addiction Through Separation, Support, and Counseling

    The price of addiction is not always addressed by a mere price. While we understand the sources of addiction, it is hard to allow for the costs of it. The problem is that addicted is not caused by mere physical issues but due to psychological problems that need to be overcome in order for the […]

  • Dr. J. Fred Stoner on the Trends Medical Professionals Are Seeing with Opioid Use

    This country is in the midst of an opioid abuse epidemic. The day you read this article, around 130 Americans will die from opioid overdose, according to statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, or NIDA. Around 47,000 Americans died in 2017 alone from opioid overdose. These deaths include overdoses from prescription opioids as well […]