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Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment Programs

Crystal Meth is a highly addictive methamphetamine stimulant that has become increasingly common in recent years. Individuals struggling with crystal meth addiction are encouraged to enter one of the various kinds of crystal meth addiction treatment programs. The ingestion of methamphetamines through snorting, needle injection, smoking or ingestion leads to [...]

2018-08-01T03:24:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Drug Addiction|

4 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety on Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is a needed respite during the hottest months of the year, and a chance to relax and unwind from the rigors of life. For many, this relaxation is intimately tied to alcohol -- they simply can't imagine what it's like to enjoy a vacation without a cold beer [...]

2018-07-31T20:45:07+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Recovery|

What Does Addiction Recovery Really Mean?

Addiction recovery is a highly subjective topic, but for the most part, people take recovery to mean abstinence from drugs and alcohol.  People In 12 step recovery talk a lot about recovery and what it looks like from that perspective, however, it is not the only perspective that matters. It's [...]

2018-07-26T14:37:16+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Addiction, Recovery|

The Benefits and Limitations of Online Support Groups for Alcoholics

Support groups may give you the help you need to recover from alcoholism. They allow you to learn and draw strength from people who have experienced similar problems. Thanks to the internet, you can benefit from support groups without having to attend face-to-face meetings.  There are different types of [...]

2018-07-23T15:09:24+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Alcohol Addiction|

What You Need To Know About The Side Effects Of Methadone Treatment

Methadone is a synthetic opioid narcotic drug. Its primary use is to help people who are experiencing withdrawal symptoms from other opioids, such as heroin, oxycodone and other narcotic painkillers. While it's a powerful painkilling medication, it's considered safe to take for extended periods of time, but it can produce [...]

2018-09-17T21:07:31+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Drug Information|

Tips for Dating When You Want to Be Alcohol-Free

More and more people are choosing an alcohol-free lifestyle. According to the UK's Office for National Statistics, more than a quarter of British 16- to 24-year-olds say that they don't drink alcohol at all. But for some people staying away from alcohol is an absolute necessity. If you're a recovering [...]

2018-07-17T18:01:35+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery|

How to Encourage Your Child to Avoid Drugs

Recent statistics from drug campaign group Monitoring The Future (MTF) reveal that frequent drug use among 12th graders is as high as 23%. Whilst many schools provide good drug education services, there are many possible methods to encourage your child to avoid taking drugs. This article outlines a number of [...]

2018-07-12T14:27:37+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Teen/Young Adult|

Why We Shouldn’t Trivialize Alcohol Abuse

Approximately 88,000 Americans die every year as a result of alcohol-related conditions, far outnumbering other drugs such as heroin, cocaine and prescription drug overdoses. These figures are sometimes brushed off as inconclusive, as other drugs are perceived as more dangerous. Why is alcohol misuse still not taken seriously enough? Moderation [...]

2018-07-09T14:54:20+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction|

Fake Prescription Drugs: Real Dangers

There’s an epidemic of fake prescription drugs sweeping the US, and it’s killing people. Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a car wreck or of a gunshot wound. Drug agencies are saying that fentanyl is the biggest reason for this sudden new trend. [...]

2018-07-02T17:24:09+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|