In a desperate attempt to feel anything at all or to escape feelings of hopelessness, many people battling depression start to use drugs or alcohol.
When you decide to attend addiction treatment for substance abuse challenges, there are many details you need to think about. One of your main concerns may be whether or not you can attend drug rehab and keep your job.
You’re probably familiar with the terms binge drinking and alcoholism. You might even hear the terms used interchangeably, but alcoholism and binge drinking are not the same.
After you’ve narrowed down your list of top rehab centers, you can learn more about them by asking questions. Here are 20 questions you should consider.
While many 12-step meetings and peer support groups have moved online, you may still feel isolated and alone. Now, more than ever, you need to understand the risk of isolation during addiction recovery and how you can find resources to help.
Gaining weight back is more important than looking healthy; eating healthy is hugely beneficial for a better quality of life. Here are 5 Tips to gain weight after drug addiction and rehab.
They are called by different names: safe injection sites, supervised injection sites, supervised consumption facilities, or drug consumption rooms. These government-sanctioned facilities allow drug addicts to shoot up in a clean, safe environment without fear of arrest.
Addiction is most commonly associated with drugs and alcohol but the disease of addiction can manifest itself in many ways. For example, some other common problem areas of addiction are gambling, pornography, and eating. People sometimes get addicted to multiple...
Most people are familiar with or know someone that takes popular prescription drugs like Xanax or Adderall, but fentanyl may be one prescription drug that is not as widely used. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that can be similarly compared to morphine but is anywhere...
These days Mexican drug cartels are in the forefront of people’s minds when they think about the opioid epidemic. Our southern neighbor has vast poppy fields and tons of heroin are smuggled across the border each year. The violence associated with these drug...