Signs‌ ‌of‌ ‌Binge‌ ‌Drinking‌ ‌

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 19, 2020

Binge drinking involves drinking to a point where your blood alcohol level is .08 grams percent or above. This typically equates to four standard alcoholic drinks for women and five for men over a two-hour time period. A standard drink is considered one of the following:  12 ounces of regular beer  8 to 9 ounces Read More

Binge Drinking Treatment

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 18, 2020

Binge drinking is a risky behavior that can easily lead to alcoholism. Although typically viewed in a social light, a single instance of binge drinking can have both short-term and long-term effects on your health. It doesn’t mean alcohol addiction is inevitable, but the likelihood of it is increased. To intervene and prevent alcohol dependency Read More

Heroin Detox: What to Expect

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 13, 2020

Heroin detox is intense and can feel overwhelming, but it’s also temporary and the foundation needed to jumpstart your path to long-term recovery. A medically managed detox program is the best route of care to end dependency and provide the support you need during this process. Each person will have their own unique experience when Read More

10 Facts About Heroin Addiction

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 11, 2020

Heroin derives from opium poppy plants that grow in Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. The hypnotic qualities of poppies were also used by the ancient Greeks for medicinal purposes. Over the centuries, heroin use in different forms has increased, particularly within the realm of prescription medication. In the early 2000s, reports of overdose and death from Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 10, 2020

There are various ways that heroin addiction can change your physical appearance and affect your mental health. Although it doesn’t occur right away, there are symptoms of heroin addiction that can lead in that direction. An obvious sign of heroin addiction is drug paraphernalia, since heroin is ingested by smoking, snorting, and injection.  Heroin is Read More

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