Why Meth Users Have Meth Sores and Scabs on Their Faces

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 13, 2021

Some of the tell-tale signs of meth abuse include meth sores, scabs, and acne on the face.  Meth causes many users to feel a crawling sensation under their skin (called “formication”), often referred to as “meth mites”, causing them to pick obsessively at their faces, leading to meth scars. Heavy meth usage cuts off the Read More

Is Codependency Bad? The Dangers of Being in a Codependent Relationship

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 10, 2021

Codependency in relationships can be extremely toxic, especially to the individual who is struggling with the codependent issues. A codependent person tends to make their relationship more important than anything else—including their own well-being. Those on whom the individual is codependent often give very little of themselves, continuing the cycle of codependent behavior. This type Read More

7 Emotional Addictions that Often Precede Chemical Addictions

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 10, 2021

One in seven people in the United States will suffer from some type of drug addiction in their lives. There are many circumstances that can lead to addiction, but none are more powerful than human emotions. If you are stuck in a pattern of emotional addiction, this can often lead to chemical addiction. There is Read More

Is Alcohol Rehab Covered by Insurance?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 1, 2020

The team at Northbound Treatment is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support at all levels. We understand that the expense of a rehabilitation center can be a factor when choosing which treatment program to attend for alcoholism, drug addiction, or substance abuse disorder. To help alleviate the stress of our clients and their loved Read More

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