Learn to Spot Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Addiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Learn to Spot Crystal Meth Addiction Crystal meth or speed is a very addictive stimulant that is part of the methamphetamine family. The drug is often made in hidden, illegal laboratories and may be created from a variety of toxic over-the-counter chemicals. Crystal meth produces a severe psychological and physical dependence that has a … Read moreLearn to Spot Crystal Meth Addiction

Addiction Can Impact Anyone

Addiction Effects Everyone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Addiction can have an impact on anyone, and is unrelated to socioeconomic standing. However, studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between drug and alcohol abuse in relative to lower, middle, and upper class. The number of people that have used illegal drugs, regardless of class, are overwhelming.  According to the 2011 … Read moreAddiction Can Impact Anyone

Medications Used to Treat Addiction

Suboxone - Medications Used to Treat Addiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Medications Used to Treat Addiction – Trading One Drug for Another? “Why would I want to start taking more drugs to treat my drug addiction?” This question is often asked by clients exploring treatment options for opioid dependence, their family members, and the general public. It’s a very valid concern, as it doesn’t seem … Read moreMedications Used to Treat Addiction

The Link Between Fake ID and Alcohol Abuse

Fake ID and Alcohol Abuse

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Link Between Fake IDs and Alcohol Abuse Later in Life In the 2007 movie Superbad, a trio of high school boys tries to buy alcohol. To accomplish this, one of the three obtains a fake drivers license. When scrutinized, his two friends realize the license lists his name as ‘McLovin’. After obtaining this … Read moreThe Link Between Fake ID and Alcohol Abuse

Is My Drinking Becoming a Problem

Is My Drinking Alcohol a Problem

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Is My Drinking Alcohol Becoming a Problem? If you find yourself asking, “Is my drinking alcohol becoming a problem?” to yourself or to a loved one, there are some factors you may want to consider when trying to answer the question. Problematic drinking is not defined by the quantity of alcohol consumed or frequency … Read moreIs My Drinking Becoming a Problem

Boredom and Cravings in Recovery

Boredom and Cravings in Recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to Cope with Boredom and Cravings in Recovery Achieving sobriety from alcohol or drug abuse is not easy. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication, strength and perseverance to overcome the triggers, cravings, and even relapses that come with the journey to sobriety.  Each person has their own journey toward recovery, which … Read moreBoredom and Cravings in Recovery