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Tips to Stay Sober During a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are some of the most harrowing experiences that can happen to people. They’re frightening, unpredictable, and they come with a lot of stress. Many people will turn to alcohol or drugs during these times as a coping mechanism for their distress, but it’s important to remember that this is usually not the best […]

If Your Loved One Refuses to Accept Treatment:

10. Accept It! When a loved one refuses drug rehabilitation, it’s not helpful to be in denial. Even for friends or family members who have not dealt with the addiction, it can be hard to admit that their problems are too severe or dangerous. Although it may not seem like the addict is directly affected, […]

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What are the Most commonly treated addictions?

Because of the serious health risks involved with drug addiction, it is understandable that many people will seek help with drug addiction recovery as soon as they decide to turn to drugs or alcohol. The problem is that a majority of those who are trying to quit drugs or alcohol are not sure what they […]

An Overlooked Problem With Prescription Opiate Pain Killers

An Overlooked Problem With Prescription Opiate Pain Killers With Covid-19 forcing major changes on people’s lives, the news is filled with information on opiate abuse and the dangers of this type of addiction. If the pandemic has you battling addiction, you already understand the power these drugs hold over your life. The news talks about […]

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Substance Abuse In Teens

DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN TEENAGERS Research has shown that drugs have become more potent over time. Also, there is increased accesses to these drugs making them ubiquitous. What was considered safe and neutral grounds in the past, like schools and colleges, have not been spared either. In fact, the most common drugs abused by […]

Huffing – Destroying the Minds of our Youth

What is Huffing? Huffing, sniffing, and bagging is what kids are doing these days to get high. Whatever they call it, the basics of it are when a teenager or even younger kids inhale chemical vapors for a quick high. It is estimated that as many as two million of our children aged 12-17 are […]

Addiction to Pain Killer After Surgery

Addiction to Pain Killers After a Surgery/Injury After a surgery or injury, the pain can be so great that taking painkillers prescribed by your doctor seems the only option. Usually, recovery is quick and the painkillers can be stopped after just a few days. However, sometimes those painkillers are needed for an extended period of […]

Moderation and Addiction

One small piece of knowledge that most people have heard but rarely adhere to is the old saying “All things in moderation”. Essentially it means that almost all things we indulge in are ok for the most part as long as we do not over-do it. Have a slice of pizza, not the whole pizza. […]

Drug Rehab Centers Help People Suffering from Opiod Addiction

Opiod addiction continues to soar at alarming rates. In fact, more people are now addicted to opiods than cigarettes and other tobacco products. The most commonly abused opiods include Morphine, Oxycodone, and other pain killers. Like anti-anxiety and anti-depressant meds, opiods are highly addictive and can cause mental and physiological problems. If you are one […]

Why You Should Turn to Urgent Care

Why You Should Turn to Urgent Care Clinics for Your Medical Needs If you are like most people when you need to see a doctor you go to the hospital. This means that you have to wait in line for long periods and test results also take a long time to come in, both which […]