Category: Addiction

  • Addiction: What Is An Intensive Outpatient Program?

    Intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) is a highly structured recovery program that provides a more intensive level of care than a standard outpatient or aftercare program. An IOP differs from residential rehab in that patients are allowed to remain at home while they are receiving treatment, which means they can continue in their daily lives. Intensive […]

  • Seven Vital Habits For Recovering Alcoholics

    You know why we’re called “recovering” alcoholics rather than ex-alcoholics, I’m sure. But for the benefit of those new to the process, let me quickly explain. It’s because we have a susceptibility to alcohol and we have to be constantly vigilant because it is all too easy to go back to our old ways. We […]

  • Eating Disorder Treatment – 4 Ways to Improve Your Focus on the Complete Self

    Seeking eating disorder treatment takes strength and bravery, along with some awareness that positive changes in behavior are needed. But along with that, the patient will need a stronger focus on their whole self. Just treating one aspect of disordered eating doesn’t address all concerns and symptoms that have developed as a result of the […]

  • Overcoming Opioid Reliance with an Emerging Natural Remedy

    According to Los Angeles Times, the U.S government plans to spend a record $4.6 billion to fight the growing opioid crisis that exists today. Opioids include pain-relieving medications and its abuse may lead to fatal overdose, intense cravings, seizures and incredibly harsh withdrawal symptoms. These alarming consequences include just some of the growing pains in […]

  • Return to Sobriety After Relapsing on Heroin

    Heroin addiction is very difficult to overcome. This is the process can have its setbacks and you might find yourself going back to your old ways. Even if you were close to recovery, heroin relapse is something that can happen even to the strongest of us. If this has happened to you, you shouldn’t lose […]

  • Overcoming Addiction: A Journey in the Residential Rehab Center

    It’s not easy to have a life when you’re fighting alcohol or drug addiction. It’s all a vicious cycle, and most people seem to think that there’s no end to it. People who are struggling with addiction aren’t just showing the awful effects on their mental and physical health, but it also shows how the […]

  • How to Wean Off Adderall without Side Effects

    Adderall is a stimulant that is prescribed to treat conditions like narcolepsy, which is a sleep disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also known as ADHD. Adderall is a powerful drug that is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Adderall was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States in the year 1960. […]

  • Signs That You Have An Addiction Ruining Your Life

    Addiction impacts families of all race, religion, nationality, economic status, and any other way people are grouped. Drugs are a huge issue all over the globe with the illegal drug market being in the billions of dollars in the US alone. Legal drugs like alcohol can be purchased if you are of a certain age […]

  • Overcoming Addiction

    According to Psychology Today, an addiction means “a condition in which a person engages in use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeatedly pursue the behavior despite detrimental consequences.” Developing an addiction–whether it is to food, alcohol, drugs, sex, or gambling–can be harmful not […]

  • How To Choose A Good Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

    Are you or someone you know currently dealing with alcohol dependency? Well, you are not alone, as there are millions of individuals that are currently suffering from the same condition. However, you will be glad to know that there are hundreds of people that have gone through the same thing and came out clean on […]