While people once thought that all prescribed medications were safe, we now know that is not true if the drug is not taken as directed or if it is taken by someone for whom it was not prescribed.
The fast-acting nature of Xanax is connected to the drug’s risk of addiction, as is the fact that it releases dopamine, affecting the pleasure center in the brain.
Whether your child is a teenager or an adult, there are things that parents can do to help encourage their child to seek help for their drinking problem.
By educating yourself about the disease of addiction, you will better understand why meth is so addictive and dangerous and why it is so difficult for your loved one to stop using meth without professional help.
Beginning anything new and venturing into the unknown can be daunting. Knowing what to expect when first entering rehab can help someone manage any anxiety about this unknown process.
Illegal in the U.S. since 1924, heroin is highly addictive and is known as a psychoactive, or mind-altering, substance.
We know that everyone’s definition of recovery is different, which leads us to the question we hope to answer today: can you fully recover from addiction?
A person’s reason for binge drinking may vary, but there are certain things anyone can try if they want to stop this pattern of behavior.
Adderall abuse happens when a person begins to take a higher dose than they have been prescribed or if they begin to take the drug in another manner, like snorting.
Therapists use DBT to teach people in recovery how to cope with stress, manage their thoughts and emotions, improve their interpersonal relationships, and live in the moment.