It is estimated that until 2030, each day, 10,000 baby boomers will retire officially. A quarter of the population of the U.S. is represented by this population. For these adults navigating into retirement or slower lifestyles could lead to mental health challenges as they are left wondering what to do with the remaining days of […]
Group Therapy and Medications for Addiction Treatment
Once a dependent drinker has recovered from physical symptoms, it will be necessary to address the psychological dependence which has developed. If the alcoholic is able to commit to no longer drinking, then it will be necessary to remove all alcohol from the home and office. In doing so, this will help to remove unnecessary […]
What are the Negative Effects of Addiction?
Abusing drugs or alcohol has a negative impact on the health of the body. Recognizing the potential effects of substance abuse is essential for any individual, particularly if a loved one is showing signs of an addiction. Depending on the situation, the best solution for recovery will vary; however, the negative effects of addiction can […]
The Role of Relapse Prevention Plan in Addiction Recovery
Regardless of what chemical your loved one abuses, there is help available. Addiction rehab services are available for all types of addictions and all levels of severity, such as the following: Alcoholism Opiate addiction intervention Cocaine Methamphetamine Heroin Prescription pills Marijuana All other addictive substance treatments are also facilitated through addiction rehab services. However, despite […]
Things You Should Know about Ketamine Addiction
Ketamine is a powerful, hallucinogenic drug that was initially designed for use in a medical setting. For some time, veterinary hospitals have used Ketamine as an anesthetic. Unfortunately, it better known as a nightclub drug, and it is easily abused in establishments across America. These users have a misconception that Ketamine is non-addictive, and they […]
Is Usage of Heroin Booming as Prescription Drugs Becoming Too Expensive?
In some areas of the United States, there has been increasing use of heroin amongst drugs users. Heroin is infamously known to be one of the most potent, addictive, and cheapest drugs out there. Heroin overdoses can and do cause death often, and addiction to these kinds of drugs (called opioids or opiates) are considered […]
5 Healthy Tips For Birth Control
Family planning entails deciding on the number of children you want to have and when you want them (timing of pregnancies and birth spacing). In order to limit hazards to the mother and newborn, it is advised to wait at least 24 months before trying another pregnancy.Natural family planning is a method of birth control […]
My Alcohol Detox Rehabilitation Journey
Most of my alcohol rehab was handled in inpatient rehab centers during the beginning of my sobriety. These centers were plentiful in the 80s when I did my rehab. They have since changed due to tightening insurance companies. I was fortunate to have a long-term rehabilitation process. My addiction recovery process started in inpatient detox […]
Important FAQs to Understand Intervention Process for an Addict
The following are some commonly asked questions about the intervention process for an addict: Is a professional interventionist really necessary? Can’t we just do this on our own? Yes, to both questions. Your family certainly can try to conduct an intervention. However, professional interventionists are trained to achieve the greatest success rate with an addict […]
What Is Benzodiazepine Addiction And How To Get Rid Of It?
Benzodiazepines are dangerous enough when they are used alone, but when they are mixed with other drugs or alcohol, they can become deadly. It is important to understand that benzodiazepine addiction treatment should never be attempted without professional medical supervision from addiction treatment services. The detox from benzodiazepine addiction can cause seizures, distorted perceptions, visual […]