Why You Need a Recovery Mindset for Rehab

A rehab facility is often thought of as the last resort when dealing with a loved one’s addiction.  When all else has failed, someone steps away from society, going into a modern and urban form of hermitage as an assortment of doctors and therapists tool away at the body and mind like mechanics on a […]

Drug Abuse – Top Ten Most Abused Drugs

Drug Abuse - Top Ten Most Abused Drugs

Some of the drugs in the list of the top ten most abused drugs may surprise you. In today’s society, drugs are being abused more than ever before resulting in overdoses and severe health issues. Drug abuse, particularly with heroin and opiates, have dramatically increased the number of drug abuse related deaths.   Some of […]

Heroin Drug Rehab – Treatment For Heroin Addiction

Heroin Drug Rehab

Heroin addiction is a serious illness and can become fatal for you or your loved one. Some of the treatment options for heroin addiction are inpatient heroin drug rehab facility such as those that offer opiate medication assisted treatment. Heroin addiction is a disease that requires professional help. There are treatment options for heroin addiction […]

Oxycontin Interventions

oxycontin interventions

If you or your loved one is suffering from an OxyContin addiction, you may be in need of OxyContin interventions. It is more than likely that you had begun taking the drug due to a previous or existing terrible pain. Since most medical personnel are using more powerful painkillers such as OxyContin which is a […]

Crack Cocaine Addiction

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Defining Crack and Cocaine Both crack and cocaine are drugs which come are derived from the leaves of coca plants (Erythroxylum coca). Coca plants are native to South America. Coca in its natural form is relatively harmless. The dangers lie in its refinement into cocaine. This process is done by soaking the leaves of the plant […]

Signs of Meth Addiction

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What are the signs of meth addiction? Meth– also known as Methamphetamine, crank, or ice– is becoming a growing problem, particularly in California.  Meth addicts often refer to using meth (smoking or injecting) as “tweaking.” Prolonged use of the drug can cause many adverse side effects, both short term, and long term. These side effects […]

Heroin Addiction Effects and Treatment

heroin addiction

Heroin has become an epidemic in the United States. Heroin addiction has skyrocketed as a result of more and more people abusing prescription opiates such as Vicodin, Fentanyl, Morphine, and Oxycodone. Often the person addicted to drugs will start abusing heroin as it is cheaper and more readily available than prescription opiates. Heroin Addiction – “Dope […]

Inhalant Drugs

An inhalant is a vapor made up of various chemicals where consumption happens by being inhaled through the mouth or nose. These include gases, aerosol sprays, cleaning products, and so forth. The effects of these types of addictive inhalant drugs range from an alcohol-like high to intense euphoria, and even vivid hallucinations. Such effects can […]

Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Addiction and Crystal Meth Intervention

Crystal Meth is an unnaturally made stimulant drug that stems from pseudoephedrine, an ingredient that is present in various types of over the counter cold medications. It is a highly addictive “designer” drug that causes countless dangerous side effects. Consequently, such side effects can indeed affect an addicted person psychologically, physically, and mentally.  There are […]