9 10, 2023

Kratom: Herbal Solution or Risk of Addiction?

By |2023-10-18T20:57:40+00:00October 9, 2023|Addiction, Antidepressants, Opioids, Stimulants|0 Comments

Kratom is an herbal remedy popular for self-treating mental health conditions like depression and anxiety, chronic pain,  and opioid use disorder and withdrawal. While the effects of kratom can be medicinal, they can potentially contribute to the development of misuse and addiction. What is Kratom? Kratom comes from Mitragyna speciosa, [...]

17 04, 2023

The Misuse of Prescription Drugs in the Military and Its Impact on Service Members

By |2023-04-06T19:11:06+00:00April 17, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Antidepressants, Mental Health, Opioids|0 Comments

The environment for military service members can vary depending on many factors, such as their branch of service, job specialty, location, and deployment status. Military service can be psychologically demanding and taxing for members and their mental health. Service members commonly struggle to balance their mental and physical health with [...]

7 07, 2019

Addiction and Delusional Disorder

By |2021-11-15T16:59:31+00:00July 7, 2019|Antidepressants, Drug Rehab, Marijuana|Comments Off on Addiction and Delusional Disorder

Prolonged substance abuse can greatly increase the risk of delusional thinking. Drug or alcohol abuse can cause breaks from reality that can worsen over time. These delusions can cause dangerous behaviors and can lead to manipulation of others to obtain drugs. Studies have found that there is a link between [...]

28 01, 2019

Middle-Aged Women at Risk of Overdose

By |2021-11-04T19:27:57+00:00January 28, 2019|Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Middle-Aged Women at Risk of Overdose

The drug crisis in America is evident in nearly every community. Over the last few decades new trends among those affected have emerged. One group severely affected by the crisis with a huge increase in drug-related deaths is one you’d least expect: middle-aged women. Research from the CDC’s Morbidity and [...]

13 08, 2018

Alcohol Abuse and Delusional Thinking

By |2018-08-13T17:28:26+00:00August 13, 2018|Alcohol, Antidepressants, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on Alcohol Abuse and Delusional Thinking

There is a close connection between the use of alcohol and the development of mental illnesses that cause delusions, even of a temporary nature. But it is also the case that those who are prone to these mental diseases are also those prone to abuse alcohol, hence exacerbating their symptoms, [...]

25 06, 2017

Heroin Detox Medications

By |2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00June 25, 2017|Antidepressants, Drug Rehab|0 Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

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