Recovering from an addiction is a long-term endeavor that can take many months and even years. The process begins however with short term goals that allow an addict to become more stable initially so that they can work on the rest of their issues. Detoxification is the most immediate method to providing an addict with… Continue reading Detoxification and Short Term Stabilization
Every day that goes by, there are millions of Americans that are suffering from the stranglehold of addiction. There are many ways to deal with addiction, but when the time is right it is important to address the situation at hand by being completely honest about the realities of where addiction have brought you. This… Continue reading How to prevent your child or loved one from taking drugs?
Finding the right rehab center can be a challenging task. With a wide variety of rehabs to choose from, finding the one that suits your particular needs can be a daunting undertaking. There is no generic program of care that should be applied to all patients. An addict seeking treatment should visit potential facilities and… Continue reading Drug addiction recovery. Does rehab really work?
By now Americans are well aware of the prescription drug epidemic taking a toll on lives across the country. Not only are prescription drugs the most widely abused substance, studies are now showing that they are also a gateway drug. This means prescription drug abusers are more likely to begin using heroin or other street… Continue reading Are Prescription Drugs The New Gateway Drug?
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is proposing that a new tax be imposed on electronic cigarettes, and that the revenue generated by the tax should be used to help fund addiction treatment services in the state. He says the tax would help with the health crisis currently happening in New Jersey as a result of… Continue reading E-Cigarette Tax Proposed To Help Fund Addiction Treatment