Drug Abuse and Baby Boomers
Never Too Old: Drug Abuse and Baby Boomers When picturing the typical person and drug abuse, it is doubtful that most people envision baby boomers. In the mind of many Americans, drug abuse and alcohol abuse seems like a problem for younger people. However, the opposite is true. In years past, physicians who cared for...
June 27, 2017
Is My Drinking Becoming a Problem
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 of...
June 27, 2017
Boredom and Cravings in Recovery
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 often...
June 26, 2017
A Letter to Parents
Dear Parents, You may be wondering what you should do if you suspect that your son or daughter is abusing prescription or illicit drugs or alcohol. Milestone Detox would like you to know that we are here to help and support you and your family. Our substance abuse counselors and specialists are always available, should...
March 20, 2017
How to Know If Your Son or Daughter is Using Heroin
How to Know If Your Son or Daughter is Using Heroin [/fusion_text][fusion_text]According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the greatest increase in heroin use is among individuals 18-25 years old. The most common trend leading to heroin use is prescription opiate abuse and addiction. Heroin is relatively cheap compared to the total cost (which...
February 9, 2017
Prescription Medication Abuse
Prescription Medication Abuse – 3 Subtle Ways Use Can Become Misuse and Abuse [/fusion_text][fusion_text]The growing epidemic of prescription medication abuse has been a hot topic for several years. Experts and non-experts alike have focused many news stories, online articles, magazine and journal articles on the dangers and prevalence medication abuse. Unfortunately, the epidemic has not...
January 28, 2017
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