The Methadone Withdrawal and Detox Process

The Methadone Withdrawal and Detox Process For years, people who were suffering from heroin abuse were treated using a medication called methadone. This substance has also been used to help treat people who were addicted to narcotic medications. But, it is also prescribed to people who are suffering from various bodily pains.  Unfortunately, however, the Read More

10 Things to Avoid When Trying to Commit Someone To Rehab

In most cases of addiction, the substance use problem affects more than just one person. Usually, the addicted individual and his or her loved ones are all impacted by the effects of substance abuse. Alcoholism and drug abuse often change the way a person behaves, feels, and thinks. As a result, family dynamics and relationships Read More

How to Support Your Loved One After Rehab

There are many phases in recovery, but returning from a substance abuse treatment program will likely be one of the most difficult steps for people in recovery. They’re still unsure of themselves and about what the future will hold. Returning to familiar environments may also be triggering as it reminds them of their addiction. But, Read More

7 Emotional Addictions that Often Precede Chemical Addictions

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. Emotions are basically human responses that are an interpretation of an individual’s environment. In short, this is basically how Read More

Recovering from Codependent Relationships

Close to twenty million Americans battle addiction each year but many are winning the war. Nearly 10% of American adults are in recovery from addiction and most will tell you it was the best decision of their life. While most of those changes are welcome and positive in their lives as they gain control over their Read More