It is commonly understood at this point that addictions now comprise a broader set of addictive issues than compulsive and self-destructive use of drugs and alcohol. Beyond the addiction to various chemical substances, including tobacco, alcohol, opiates, cocaine, met amphetamines, barbiturates and others, the public is increasingly aware of several behavioral addictions that can be […]
Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disorder that is characterized by compulsive behavior despite the harmful consequences that it may have. Drug and alcohol abuse can lead to many physical, psychological, and social problems. Not only will the behavior result in health-related issues, but it will affect relationships with family members and friends […]
Learning to control your triggers and knowing how to cope with cravings from drugs and alcohol is the true key in being successful to your recovery. This step takes considerable willpower, and this is where you will find out how committed you are to tackle your addiction to drugs and alcohol. How you see your […]
10 Secrets to a Successful Drug and Alcohol Rehab
Scope of the Problem
Over 10,000 people in the US abuse prescription medications for the first time EVERY DAY!
Drug abuse knows no socioeconomic boundaries.
Blue and White Collar are both susceptible.
Approximately 24 million over the age of 12 have an addiction issue with alcohol/drugs.
Only 11% will receive the care […]
Getting over a longstanding drug addiction with the help of Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) is a major achievement for any chronic substance-abuser. However, in most cases, the initial detoxification process is only the beginning of a long-term fight against cravings and relapse. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to continue MAT with individual guidance counseling, cognitive […]