1212, 2017

When Video Game Addiction is No Fun and Games

Playing video games is a fun way to relax and unwind for a lot of individuals, especially the generation-Xers and millennials who grew up playing these games. Video game addiction though is a phenomenon which has shown to occur as a result of different factors which may include the following:

Video games are inherently addictive […]

2211, 2017

What Causes a Person to Become Addicted?

Addiction can be of two sorts. The first is substance dependence where an individual relies on the use of a psychoactive substance to seek relief of some sort, such as drugs or alcohol. The second is behavioral addiction where a there is a psychological dependency on a behavior such as gambling or sex to feel […]

211, 2017

Sex Addiction Rehab

Sex addictions can be just as damaging to a person as an alcohol or drug addiction. The addiction takes over a person’s life and nothing but sex satisfies them. This leads to odd sexual practices, and sometimes, turns off the partners completely. Strange requests, acting outside of your normal self, or even the need to […]

2310, 2017

Rehab for Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Addiction

Benzodiazepines are controlled substances that are prescribed for treating anxiety, panic disorder, and disturbed sleeping patterns. The most commonly used benzodiazepines are alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium), and chlordiazepoxide (Librium).
What are the signs of benzodiazepine addiction?
A strong indication that a person has developed benzodiazepine tolerance is needing more medication to achieve the same effect or previous […]

1810, 2017

Addiction Treatment for Flight Attendants

People in high-stress jobs are known to have increased rates of substance addiction and abuse. The job of a flight attendant happens to be one such occupation. Flight attendants face a variety of work-related stresses, and any of these can trigger addiction. The combination of all these ever-present stress factors makes the flight attendants candidates […]

1010, 2017

Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance abuse is an abnormal pattern of drug use, which can cause or aggravate mental and physical health issues, places stress on the family, promotes poor relationships at work, and cause motor vehicle accidents. Substances commonly abused include alcohol, cocaine, opioid prescription drugs, methamphetamines, and benzodiazepines.

Substance abuse can lead to distress or impairment of driving, […]

1409, 2017

The Facts on Extended Care Rehab

Most substance abuse professionals do not believe that addicts can drink in moderation and stay on their path of a healthy drug- or alcohol-free lifestyle. Abstinence is the only way to continue to be addiction-free. One of the highest rates of relapse was reported in a recent study of opiate users. The researchers found that […]

409, 2017

Keeping the Family Engaged in the Recovery Process from Addiction

When a person goes to a rehabilitation (rehab) center, the most important thing for him or her to remember is that recovery is possible. People do get well—and so do their families. After surviving a major crisis, you need a chance to repair family bonds. Family members have waited a long time for the day […]

309, 2017

LGBT Addiction Rehab

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have many challenges regarding drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. Although rates of drug and/or alcohol abuse are high within the general population, rates of substance abuse are much higher within the LGBT community. These differences in rates are often dependent on particular gender, race, or sexual orientation.


Substance […]

3008, 2017

How to Intervene with a Fully Funded Addict

Drug and alcohol treatment is like any medical treatment: it is expensive! People who need it often find that the cost is considerably less expensive than living with an addiction; however, rehabilitation (rehab) costs often interfere with recovery. It is now possible to receive addiction treatment through fully-funded programs. Intervention with a fully-funded addict is […]

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