All stimulants, whether they’re prescribed by a doctor or illegally consumed, may be habit-forming, can lead to addiction, and affect the way the body and brain functions.
Different alcoholics drink for different reasons. But researchers have narrowed down some of the common reasons alcoholics drink.
Long-term cocaine use can damage some of the body’s most vital organs, hurt your mental health, damage your brain, and lead to several chronic health problems.
Since the 1990s, opioid use has skyrocketed across America, leading to a national crisis. Luckily, San Diego has several programs in place to help combat the city’s opioid crisis.
Approaching a loved one about their substance use can be tough. That’s why you need to pay close attention to changes you’ve noticed in their appearance, behavior, and habits.
Alongside detoxification and clinical treatment, behavioral therapy is one of the most effective ways to treat addiction. But different forms of therapy promote positive change in different ways.
Here’s what you need to know about drug addiction and homelessness in California, how the two issues are related, and what we’re doing to help the situation.
Knowing what to expect from family therapy and how to engage with your loved one can help your family heal past wounds and regain a sense of wholeness and happiness.
Alcohol cravings can disrupt your work, put strain on your relationships, and interfere with your mental, physical and emotional health. Luckily, there are techniques you can learn to help you effectively move past these urges without risking your sobriety.
Understanding the connection between impulsive behavior and addiction can help make the behavioral techniques taught in addiction treatment programs more effective.