Understanding addiction is essential to addressing it. These studies found more links between specific genes and opioid dependence. Drug rehab centers, such as ours, focus on the core issues individuals struggle with, such as coping skills, mental health, and life skills development.
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Mixing Prescription Drugs with Alcohol is Like Playing Russian Roulette Alcohol and Vicodin can be a deadly combination. There are a handful of prescription drugs that people regularly take with alcohol. Vicodin and alcohol mixing is common, as is Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, Adderal, and many, many others. People often take these medicines and have no
Length of Sobriety Does Not Prevent Addiction Relapse Addiction relapse is a part of recovery, and it doesn’t matter if you have one day sober or 30 years. In a recent interview with WNYC, popular actor Jeff Daniels, known for his roles in Dumb and Dumber and The Martian, opened up about his relapse after
Opioid Use is Rampant Opioid abuse has become an all-American epidemic, unique to our country and widespread enough to be called a public health outbreak. Abuse covers all ages, races, classes, and genders, however, the most typical victim is a non-Hispanic Caucasian male in his mid-30s. In emergency rooms, nurses are not surprised when new
What is Gambling Addiction? Gambling is a human vice – one that, like other vices, has the potential to overwhelm innate morality and truly get the better of us. While some may gamble to excess despite an ability to stop (the thought of easy money is appealing until one recognizes that the house always wins),
Crack Addiction Facts: What is Crack? Crack-Cocaine is the modern version of a drug that has been around for millennia. Coca leaves have been used by indigenous peoples for over three thousand years! However, crack’s history dates back less than fifty years. Crack addiction became rampant as soon as the drug hit the streets. The
Teenagers and Drugs Teens and drugs go hand in hand. While the chemicals on the street today may be different than those from 100 years ago (morphine and alcohol → bath salts and spice), teens were still using and abusing substances a century ago. So teenagers and drugs are fairly common. That still doesn’t make
Written By: Fiona Stockard Kratom Addiction Facts and Statistics Kratom’s public profile has recently blown up. It seems everywhere you look there are reports of “a deadly new drug,” or “a legal drug that’s stronger than heroin.” With all this information, it’s hard to figure out which kratom addiction facts are true and which are hype.
Written By: Fiona Stockard Dextromethorphan Abuse Facts and Statistics Dextromethorphan (DXM) abuse is a growing drug trend among adolescents and young adults. This is due, in no small part, to the availability of products containing DXM. This availability makes it hard to gather dextromethorphan abuse facts and dextromethorphan abuse statistics. Which facts about dextromethorphan abuse are
Written By: Fiona Stockard Marijuana Abuse Facts and Statistics Marijuana’s the most popular illegal drug around. This is true today and has been true for decades. Marijuana’s popularity, among other reasons, has lead to A LOT of false information. Case in point is the old movie Reefer Madness. So, what’s the truth? What are real marijuana