Comparing Opiates and Opioids: Why Both are Powering the Drug Epidemic

As each year passes, the issue of addiction within the United States continues to grow at a rapid rate. A major contributor to this problem is that several substances are more potent, leading to a higher rate of addiction. Such substances that are connected to an increase in addiction include opioids and opiates. There are [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Comparing Opiates and Opioids: Why Both are Powering the Drug Epidemic

Do Personality Traits Affect the Risk of Addiction?

Studies have been conducted to determine whether there is a correlation between addiction and personality traits. Some researchers have tried to find a common factor that can help perceive, prevent, and handle addiction. Among these numerous attempts is labeling the addictive personalities.  The concept carries a certain degree of workability and controversy. However, it has [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Do Personality Traits Affect the Risk of Addiction?

What Percentage of High School Students Use Drugs?

Drug abuse has always been a topic that has generated a lot of controversy over the years. It has always been considered that the hot bed of drug abuse starts from our very own schools. If recent numbers are to be believed then it does indicate the percentage of students using drugs has been declining [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What Percentage of High School Students Use Drugs?

5 Types of Group Activities That are Great for Substance Addicts

Every rehab facility is unique in the facilities it offers its clients. Although the major treatments are the same in some ways, every center has its ways of administering them to ensure they are beneficial to those receiving these treatments. Group therapy has been seen to be an effective way of recovery with those struggling [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Types of Group Activities That are Great for Substance Addicts

Addiction Recovery: Finding Sobriety Through Pet Rehabilitation 

It’s common for anyone going into rehab to be skeptical about the process. There may be certainty about how the treatment will go but there are some considerations that remain unknown. Among these things are the effect of detox, ability to make new friends in the rehab facility, and the connection with the therapist who will [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Addiction Recovery: Finding Sobriety Through Pet Rehabilitation 

How to Deal with Multiple Addictions

Majority of drug-addicted individuals have a “drug of choice”, whether it is cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, or other substances, they all have that one drug that they abuse. People who are suffering from multiple addictions, however, do not have a substance of choice but abuse several drugs at once. Multiple addictions, also referred to as polysubstance dependence, [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to Deal with Multiple Addictions

What you Need to Know About Prescription Anxiety Medications

Anxiety medications, much like any other drug, can relieve symptoms a patient is suffering from but only when used properly. It can calm you in moments when you need it but it can also be dangerous when you become dependent on it or worse when you develop an addiction. As published in Psychology Today and Canadian [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What you Need to Know About Prescription Anxiety Medications

4 Effective Ways to Help an Addicted Loved One Enter Rehab

According to a World Drug Report conducted in 2017, around 29.5 million people around the world suffer from some form of drug use disorder. That amounts to a total of 0.6% of the entire world’s population that deals with drug use in dangerous levels, most of which are driven by dependence on them. The types of [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Effective Ways to Help an Addicted Loved One Enter Rehab

Regain Your Sense of Self: How Rehab Works for You

Addiction is a condition affecting millions of Americans, 12 years old and over. Its effect is not only harmful to the person addicted to the substance but also to everyone around him or her. It has ill effects on the health and the overall well-being of an individual. Being addicted to substances can take away so [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Regain Your Sense of Self: How Rehab Works for You

A 5 Step Guide to Holistic Stress Reduction

 The modern life of today’s working person is more hectic than it ever has been. In the US, long working hours and weekend work is nothing out of the ordinary. However, this constant work can take a serious toll on your bodily system. In the modern life, nobody can escape from the clamps of stress.  Practically [...]

By | September 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on A 5 Step Guide to Holistic Stress Reduction