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Addiction  // Posts tagged as "Addiction"

Amphetamine vs. Methamphetamine: Different Drugs, Same Danger

Amphetamine vs. Methamphetamine: Different Drugs, Same Danger

Some substances can share common traits, but also have their own dangerous potential, which is the case with amphetamine and methamphetamine (also called meth). While their names are very close, and they do have similarities, the reality is that they are two very different substances. While both of them share a common chemical base, their […]

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Tips For Convincing Your Adult Child To Go To Rehab For Addiction

Tips For Convincing Your Adult Child To Go To Rehab For Addiction

Addiction continues to plague a multitude of individuals all around the country.  It can be extremely difficult to struggle with addiction, as well as for family to witness their loved ones struggling.  This can be especially heartbreaking when a parent sees their child burdened with addiction.  Individuals can fall into addiction at any age.  Some […]

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Can Rehabs Really Prevent Addicts From Using Substances During Treatment

Can Rehabs Really Prevent Addicts From Using Substances During Treatment

Addiction rehabs are a place of recovery and meant to be a space that is safe and conducive to a person’s addiction treatment.  And while that is the case, there can be difficulties associated within certain environments for addiction treatment.  Typically, these environments are meant to be drug-free in order for the person to be […]

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The Role Withdrawal Plays in Opioid Addiction Relapses

The Role Withdrawal Plays in Opioid Addiction Relapses

One of the largest epidemics that has continued to sweep our nation is opioid addiction.  As the years go by, and prescription rates continue to increase, the amount of individuals who are struggling with addictions to these drugs continues to skyrocket.  This has been a continuous problem that there has been a multitude of attempts […]

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Addiction Rehab for Healthcare Professionals: Why it’s in Demand

Addiction Rehab for Healthcare Professionals: Why it’s in Demand

Addiction is a very ruthless condition that affects those of all race, color, religion, and other demographics.  One of the worst parts of this is the fact that even those medical and healthcare professionals that can help people to overcome addiction are not themselves immune to it.  And while this may be true, healthcare professionals […]

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Are Gender Specific Rehabs More Successful Than Traditional Rehabs

Are Gender Specific Rehabs More Successful Than Traditional Rehabs

Treatment and recovery can both be extremely personal things. Each person may require different things or different types of treatment for them to have the best chance at long-term sobriety. This can also vary between genders as well. Depending on the person, they may have more success in attending treatment or recovery groups that are […]

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5 Ways to Cope with the Emotional Side Effects of Detox

5 Ways to Cope with the Emotional Side Effects of Detox

While overcoming addiction can be one of the best things a person can do, the reality is that it can also be a difficult process at times.  One particular period that can oftentimes be very arduous is the initial detox.  During detox, a person can go through a range of difficulties, one of which is […]

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How Rehab Prepares Addicts to Re-Enter the Workforce

How Rehab Prepares Addicts to Re-Enter the Workforce

Recovery is not purely about abstaining from the substance that a person was once addicted to.  It is also about rebuilding, and transitioning back into living a sober, fulfilling and productive lifestyle.  This can encompass a great many things outside simply getting off of a substance. When addiction begins to affect a person’s day to […]

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