Facts About Alcoholic Dementia

Facts About Alcoholic Dementia

Alcohol is a dangerous, addictive substance that is nonetheless legal and socially acceptable in America. Alcohol consumption is often associated with holidays, major life events like weddings, or recreational events like sporting events and parties. It can cause tremendous harm to the body, despite its prevalence in society. While there are a number of symptoms…

What is K2

What Is K2?

There are many illicit drugs available on the streets of America, and it seems more appear every day. It can be hard for individuals to fully understand the latest craze for a new recreational drug. That lack of understanding can lead to serious health risks, addiction, or even death. Take K2, for instance, which has…

Trauma and Addiction Recovery

Trauma and Addiction Recovery

Going through trauma changes your life in many ways. Whether your ordeal happened a long time before your addiction or substance abuse led to your victimization, you need treatment from a dual diagnosis rehab. With this much-needed treatment, you gain lasting trauma and addiction recovery. Unfortunately, trauma and addiction co-occur far too often. However, with…

woman deals with the patterns of drug abuse

The Patterns of Drug Use

With addiction and overdoses reaching epidemic levels in the United States, you may wonder how to identify drug use patterns so you can find the right support for yourself or a loved one. Identifying drug use patterns can help you figure out if a loved one is potentially abusing drugs, which is the first step…

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5 Ways to Stop Being Lonely in Recovery

Addiction treatment in Florida gives you tools to move beyond substance use disorder. However, the recovery process occurs in a clinical environment where clients have little access to friends and family members. As you work through substance abuse treatments in Florida, you may find yourself a little lonely. Therefore, having a way to relieve that…

a doctor explaining the results of an Abuse Assessment to a patient

Do All Rehab Centers Do a Substance Abuse Assessment During Admission?

The idea of getting a substance abuse assessment before entering rehab center treatment makes some people apprehensive. It is natural to feel this way, but the substance abuse assessment provides a baseline from which so much of your recovery begins. By knowing what to expect from this assessment, you’ll be able to let go of…

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Substance Abuse in Men & Women [Infographic]

  Men are More Likely to Eventually Use Drugs When Given the Opportunity One study conducted by the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse found some interesting results regarding which gender is most likely to accept an opportunity to use drugs. According to the study, men were more likely to be given the opportunity to…