how to prevent drug relapse

How to Prevent Drug Relapse

A lot of hard work goes into establishing recovery during addiction treatment. The time and effort counselors and patients put into the process are quite material. There’s nothing more frustrating than watching all that effort disintegrate into a relapse. First of all, relapse does happen, and hopefully, the patient will know they can return to…

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Do Flakka Side Effects Need Detox?

The addiction treatment industry’s biggest challenges come from the constant parade of new designer drugs. When a new one hits the streets, addiction clinicians have to begin preparations for helping people who might end up addicted to these substances. In the last couple of years, flakka has become a street drug of note. Experts have…

drinking on Xanax

What If I’m Drinking on Xanax?

It’s not possible to stress enough how important it is that people pay attention to the labels on their medications. Manufacturers put those labels on medications for a reason, and it isn’t just to cover their rears. Time and again, doctors have warned us about the dangers of mixing drugs with alcohol. If you are…

alcohol and Xanax

Get Help for Alcohol and Xanax Addictions

Addiction is a disease that damages every element of your life. It can ruin your health, relationships, and career. When you don’t get help, you could end up homeless or worse. As depressants, alcohol, and Xanax cause many adverse effects, especially when you have an addiction to both. About Alcohol Addiction In America, alcohol dependence…

meth withdrawal timeline

How to Get Through the Meth Withdrawal Timeline

Deciding to go through meth detox means you want to put drugs behind you for a better life ahead. This brave decision also means you must go through the symptoms of withdrawal under a quality detox center’s care. With the right help, you can make it through to sobriety and a brighter future. You only…

schizophrenia vs psychosis

Clearing up Confusion about Schizophrenia vs Psychosis

When you decide to go through drug or alcohol detox for a better life in recovery, you know a long list of side effects are coming your way. These detox symptoms often include psychosis. At the same time, many people using drugs or alcohol also suffer a dual diagnosis disorder like depression, anxiety, PTSD or…

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Learn About Substance Induced Mood Disorder

Abusing drugs or alcohol can have a profound effect on how people feel and act. We are all aware of addiction and how it creates problems for the user and the people around them. What most people don’t know about is the residual effects of substance abuse. In the following sections, we discuss substance induced…