3 06, 2024

The Soaring Impact of Hot Summer Days on Alcohol and Drug Crises

By |2024-05-31T16:20:02+00:00June 3, 2024|Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on The Soaring Impact of Hot Summer Days on Alcohol and Drug Crises

With the summer season approaching quickly and social gatherings, outdoor events, and vacations happening, the upsurge of drug and alcohol use is no surprise. Substance use during the summer, especially outside in the summer heat, is often accompanied by physiological and psychological stress, increased hospital visits, and potentially life-threatening [...]

6 05, 2024

6 Things You Should Know About Ketamine’s Effects on the Teenage Brain and Body

By |2024-05-06T21:07:22+00:00May 6, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|Comments Off on 6 Things You Should Know About Ketamine’s Effects on the Teenage Brain and Body

Teenagers and young adults most commonly abuse ketamine as a "club drug" for its dissociative and hallucinogenic properties. Drugs and alcohol can have a much more significant impact on the teenage brain and body than on older adults. What is Ketamine? How is it Used? Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic [...]

29 04, 2024

The Hidden Danger: How Drug Abuse Silently Sabotages Your Skin’s Health

By |2024-05-02T21:08:19+00:00April 29, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Opioids, Rehab Treatment, Stimulants|Comments Off on The Hidden Danger: How Drug Abuse Silently Sabotages Your Skin’s Health

Drug and alcohol abuse significantly impacts many aspects of human health, including organ damage, psychological health, the immune system, and cerebral blood flow. While drug addiction may not directly damage skin health, it indirectly impacts the skin through its effects on these bodily functions. The Hidden Impacts of Drug and [...]

15 04, 2024

The Complete Guide to Understanding How Drug Abuse Impacts Bone Health

By |2024-04-18T18:04:43+00:00April 15, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Opioids, Stimulants|Comments Off on The Complete Guide to Understanding How Drug Abuse Impacts Bone Health

The abuse of substances, whether prescription or illicit drugs, can take a significant toll on human health and function. Drug abuse affects nearly every system within the human body, including the central nervous system (CNS), respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, and musculoskeletal system. The Impact of Drug Abuse on [...]

8 04, 2024

What Are The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Soma Abuse On The Body?

By |2024-04-08T17:31:28+00:00April 8, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment|Comments Off on What Are The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Soma Abuse On The Body?

Muscle relaxant medications, specifically carisoprodol (Soma), have been used for non-medical reasons by 3.69 million individuals 12 and older. In the last decade, Soma abuse has significantly escalated as a result of its rewarding effects, including euphoria, sedation, and drowsiness. However, there is a risk of carisoprodol overdose, which can [...]

18 03, 2024

7 Ways Toxic Relationships Contribute to Substance Abuse and How to Break the Cycle

By |2024-03-21T21:59:03+00:00March 18, 2024|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health|Comments Off on 7 Ways Toxic Relationships Contribute to Substance Abuse and How to Break the Cycle

Toxic relationships can have emotional, psychological, social, and physical impacts on the individuals involved. The emotional turmoil, abuse, increased stress, and manipulation that often occur in unhealthy relationships can contribute to a range of mental health issues as well as substance abuse. How Toxic Relationships Fuel Drug and Alcohol Abuse [...]

11 03, 2024

Breaking the Stigma: Shedding Light on Psilocybin Shroom Addiction

By |2024-03-15T21:15:00+00:00March 11, 2024|Addiction, Hallucinogens, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|Comments Off on Breaking the Stigma: Shedding Light on Psilocybin Shroom Addiction

Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as "shrooms" or "magic mushrooms," have been famous for producing hallucinogenic effects and an altered sense of perception and reality. While studies have been done on the use of magic mushrooms to treat mental health disorders, psilocybin remains illegal in the United States for its potential [...]

4 03, 2024

Understanding the Link: Sensory Processing Disorder and Addiction Dynamics

By |2024-03-06T01:45:28+00:00March 4, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment|Comments Off on Understanding the Link: Sensory Processing Disorder and Addiction Dynamics

Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is when someone experiences sensory responsiveness, such as hyperresponsiveness or hyperresponsiveness. Symptoms of SPD can cause someone to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to avoid uncomfortable sensory experiences and triggers. Self-medicating with substances can become a toxic habit that eventually forms an addiction or substance use [...]

12 02, 2024

The Hidden Dangers of Diet Pill Addiction

By |2024-02-27T00:12:22+00:00February 12, 2024|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health|Comments Off on The Hidden Dangers of Diet Pill Addiction

Diet pills are prescription medications for individuals seeking to lose or manage weight more efficiently. While most of these weight loss medications are FDA-approved, they still hold the potential for severe health risks, including abuse and addiction. What Are Weight Loss Pills? Weight loss drugs, also known as diet [...]

15 01, 2024

Spotting and Avoiding Addiction Manipulation

By |2024-03-14T23:17:03+00:00January 15, 2024|Addiction, Alcoholism, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|Comments Off on Spotting and Avoiding Addiction Manipulation

If you have a friend or family member who struggles with a drug or alcohol addiction, being able to identify the signs of addiction manipulation can help address these behaviors. Recognizing manipulation tactics in people with an addiction is essential for both loved ones and the addicts themselves, as it [...]

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