Finding success through effective intervention

Drug addiction is one of the most complex and challenging issues of our time. It not only affects those who use and abuse drugs, but also their families, communities, and broader society. Luckily, there is hope for those struggling with substance dependency, as there are many treatment options available for those (and their families) to […]

Signs that a person is addicted to drugs

When it comes to drug addiction, there is a wrong representation that the media gives. This makes it nearly impossible for people to know when others are struggling with drug addiction because they are oblivious to the common signs.   If someone is dealing with drug addiction, it is important to assist them in getting […]

Five reasons that show the deadly nature of drug addiction

Drug addiction usually is the ripple effect of drug abuse. Drugs like opium, marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, alcohol, opioids, hallucinogens, and prescription stimulants are examples of highly addictive drugs that can cause serious damage to physical health. Most of these drugs are also used medically by professionals in the right proportion to treat various illnesses and […]

Tips to preventing drug addiction

Whether prescription drugs or OTC drugs, abusing them is not good because they always result in drug addiction. Drug addiction is a very detrimental thing for people of all ages. The effects of drugs on the physical and mental health of people are way beyond the temporal relief or satisfaction they get. People looking to […]

Illegal Drugs

Today there are many varieties of illegal drugs that are being abused in our society with deadly consequences. These drugs include marijuana, meth, heroine, prescription drugs, and many more. Each drug will have different properties that induce various states of mind in the user, and many drug users will have a preferred drug or “drug […]

Drug Addiction

Individuals who struggle with drug addiction did not set out to destroy themselves, everyone and everything in their path; rather, these disastrous consequences are the effect of the vicious cycle of drug addiction. For many, drugs seem to be a means of averting emotional and/or physical pain by providing the user with a temporary and […]

Long Term Treatment

Long Term Treatment entails an individual who is recovering from substance abuse spending a great deal of time in treatment over a prolonged period of time. Typically this will entail at least some time in a residential treatment program, and the longer stays can range from 3 to 12 month stints at a residential rehab […]

Drug and Alcohol Intervention

A Drug and Alcohol intervention is designed to make the alcoholic or drug addict realize the extent of their problem and how it effects those around them, particularly family members an friends. Drug addicts will frequently lose sight of the extent of their affliction as they normalize something which is anything but normal. They rationalize […]

Choosing the Correct Treatment

Choosing the correct treatment approach is often a very confusing, difficult and an important endeavor. It is important to be well informed in order to choose the rehabilitation facility for you or your loved one. Each rehabilitation facility is unique in it’s approach to recovery. Take notes of what is important to you, and make […]