The Cost of Recovery: Substance Abuse, Mental Health and the ACA (Affordable Care Act) There can be many barriers to recovery for people who need it the most. The stigma surrounding addiction, logistics, the unknown, and much more can steer someone away from the help they need. One of these barriers is the cost of… Continue reading The Cost of Recovery: Substance Abuse, Mental Health and the ACA (Affordable Care Act)
Drug Treatment and Your Healthcare Provider: What You Need to Know Drug addiction is scary, life-threatening, and causes so many negative impacts on one’s life. It can be very easy to become addicted to medication provided to you by your healthcare provider, yet not as easy to tell them that it is happening. It is… Continue reading Drug Treatment and Your Healthcare Provider: What You Need to Know
Does Counseling Work for Drug Addiction? If you are ready to quit drugs for good and enjoy long-term successful sobriety, counseling is your best bet. Counseling is just one spoke on the bike wheel of what is needed for getting sober and staying sober, but it is one of the most important parts. Keep reading… Continue reading Does Counseling Work for Drug Addiction?
Is Addiction a Family Disease? If you or a loved one in your family is suffering from addiction, the impacts of the disease ripple throughout the entire family. It can extend to members of the family young and old, healthy or suffering, sober or not sober. In order to truly heal from the disease of… Continue reading Is Addiction a Family Disease?
Drug Tolerance vs. Drug Dependence vs. Drug Addiction As you do your research into learning more about substance abuse, you may find terms such as drug tolerance, drug dependence, and drug addiction. In order to understand addiction as a whole, it helps to know what each of these phrases means and how they interconnect with… Continue reading Drug Tolerance vs. Drug Dependence vs. Drug Addiction
What Are The Early Signs of a Drug Addiction? One of the most difficult things someone can experience is losing a loved one. What can make this even more painful is to lose someone you love due to a treatable, preventable condition such as drug addiction. With drug addiction, it is so important to get… Continue reading What Are The Early Signs of a Drug Addiction?
Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse Watching a loved one suffer from addiction can be one of the hardest things to go through. So can realizing that you, yourself, are experiencing addiction and may need to get outside help. Although prescription stimulants are prescribed to treat medical conditions and help many of its users live… Continue reading Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse
What Makes a Great Drug Rehabilitation Center? Throughout your journey of finding the perfect treatment center for you, you may quickly start to realize how different each and every rehab can be. With so many different offerings, factors to choose from, and with each one claiming to be the best, you may start to wonder:… Continue reading What Makes a Great Drug Rehabilitation Center?
Why is Drug Rehab in Los Angeles the Right Choice? The Los Angeles area is unlike anywhere else on earth. With its gorgeous beaches, beautiful mountains for hiking, and many other world-class attractions, the city of Los Angeles has a lot to offer — including the perfect place to start your treatment. Rehabs in Los… Continue reading Why is Drug Rehab in Los Angeles the Right Choice?
Support During Recovery: Learning from Elton John and Eminem Support throughout the recovery process is crucial to successful, long-term sobriety. Support can come in the form of asking for help, support while in treatment, and ongoing support after becoming sober. This even includes famous multimillionaires, such as Eminem and Elton John. Likely one of the… Continue reading Support During Recovery: Learning from Elton John and Eminem