The process of successfully going through detox and rehab should be considered an amazing accomplishment. The mere fact you were even willing to try entitles you to respect from addicts who can't seem to find the way to recovery. Before you begin resting on your laurels, you were surely taught
How Can A Sober Living Program Help Me After Rehab?
21 January 2016
For individuals who suffer from the disease of addiction, recovery is an ongoing process that continues throughout their lifetime. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug and alcohol abuse cost this country $417 billion in healthcare and collateral expenses. Due to the size of this number, it is
Why Choose Holistic Rehab for Alcohol Addiction?
16 December 2015
The potentially fatal illness of alcohol addiction is one of the oldest forms of addiction that we have. Yet for the longest time, no one really knew how best to treat it. Self-diagnosing alcohol addiction has always been nearly impossible to do but if you think you may be addicted
Choosing a Holistic Rehab for Cocaine Addiction
1 December 2015
When it comes to cocaine addiction, the way you use the drug can take many forms. There are many approaches to addiction treatment for cocaine addiction. One of the most effective options is a holistic rehab center for drug and alcohol addiction. Holistic rehab centers aim to align the mind,
Dentists Advocating Against Opiate Addiction
15 November 2015
The frequency with which dentists ask their patients about illegal drug use is on the rise. There are two reasons why dentists are increasingly asking patients about opiate addiction and the use of other illegal drugs: Dentists are among the leading prescribers of opioids, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. Drug
The Perils of the Heroin Addiction Epidemic
1 November 2015
If you or someone you care about has been affected by heroin addiction, then you probably know about the heroin epidemic in your area. The truth is that this epidemic is occurring all over the nation. Heroin addiction is virtually impossible to kick without professional help. At this point, the
“Drugged Driving” on the Rise Across the Nation
19 October 2015
Over the past 20 years efforts have been stepped up by law enforcement to help combat incidences of drunk driving. While law enforcement has been focused on dealing with that issue, a new problem referred to as "drugged driving" is starting to reach levels that are creating as much concern as
Buying Drugs Online – The Future of Drug Addiction?
19 October 2015
The Prevalence of Buying Drugs Online Drug addiction is a terrible source of suffering for the individual, the family, and the community. Unfortunately, an estimated 24,600,000 Americans used illicit drugs in 2013 alone. The number of drug users may only continue to rise in the coming years, since buying and selling
What Happens to Your Body During Alcohol Detox?
28 September 2015
The path to sobriety is never easy, but those whose lives are controlled by alcohol are putting their health and happiness at risk every single day. One of the reasons that so many addicts shy away from rehab is the detoxing period. While this initial step can be daunting, rehab programs
What is Sobriety? How is it Attainable?
25 September 2015
Some people have different ideas of what sobriety actually is, but complete abstinence from drugs and alcohol is the only way to be completely sober. This may be a difficult concept for some people to understand if they’re new in recovery because the idea of never drinking or using again