Long Term Consequences Of Methamphetamine Use

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is Methamphetamine? In the last decade, the United States has witnessed a sharp increase in the prevalence of methamphetamine addiction. Its influence has swept the nation. As it increases in popularity and more curiosity develops, its devastating effects are hurting thousands of people. Methamphetamine was produced in the early 20th century. It was … Read moreLong Term Consequences Of Methamphetamine Use

lcohol Rehab Orange County The Milestone Detox admissions team understands that the process of entering treatment can be overwhelming for clients and their families. Our caring team of admissions coordinators will work to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. We believe that a positive admissions experience better prepares our clients for healing and … Read more

Rehab Dana Point CA

Rehab Dana Point CA Milestone Rehab is a comprehensive detoxification center located in Dana Point, California that focuses on transforming the lives of men and women with drug addiction, alcoholism, and prescription pain medication dependence. With over 50 years of treatment experience within the executive team alone, our clinical staff, available 24 hours a day, understands the … Read moreRehab Dana Point CA

Alcohol Abuse in Higher Income Families

Alcohol Abuse and Wealth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alcohol Abuse and TV – The TV show Mad Men depicts handsome, well-dressed advertising executives who routinely drink alcohol. Drinking is presented as a vital part of their lives as these people drink at business events, at work, at home, and pretty much everywhere else. As stereotypical as the portrayals are or wealthy people frequently … Read moreAlcohol Abuse in Higher Income Families

Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin

Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin Prescription drug abuse and over prescribing of opiate painkillers has become a serious problem across the country.  This crisis has prompted governors of some states to declare a state of emergency in an attempt to better address the issue. In many states, some measures have been put in place … Read morePrescription Drug Abuse & Heroin

Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse Treatment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Substance Abuse Treatment and Choosing to Get Clean Living a lifestyle of substance abuse can create a personal feeling of being powerless. When someone believes they are controlled by drugs or alcohol, they may think that resisting substance abuse feels like it is impossible. However, Carl Hart, the often outspoken scientist and educator believes … Read moreSubstance Abuse Treatment

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