Emotional Wellness During Detox

Emotional Wellness During Detox

Your time in drug and alcohol detox is spent physically adjusting to the absence of an addictive drug in your body. This includes going through the withdrawal process. During withdrawal, you will experience many physical symptoms, which can be managed and alleviated...
How Do I Get a Loved One to Detox?

How Do I Get a Loved One to Detox?

When a sibling, spouse, parent or friend suffers from addiction, everyone close to them also suffers. If nothing is done to intervene, this suffering only worsens over time. If someone you care about is struggling with a substance abuse problem but is reluctant to get...
Are You Enabling a Loved One’s Addiction?

Are You Enabling a Loved One’s Addiction?

Maintaining a relationship with someone who is addicted to drugs and alcohol requires a substantial amount of physical, emotional and mental strength. Unfortunately, many family members and friends of addicts cause serious harm with otherwise well-meaning behaviors....
Do I Need Detox?

Do I Need Detox?

Drug and alcohol detox is the process of clearing an addictive substance from your body by abstaining from use for an extended period of time. During this time, many people experience physical and mental withdrawal symptoms as the body adjusts to a lack of the...
Warning Signs of Drug Addiction

Warning Signs of Drug Addiction

It may not always be obvious when a loved one is struggling with a substance abuse disorder and it may even take some time to realize you have a problem yourself. Addiction is a serious disease and can present itself in various ways. If you are worried about yourself...
6 Ways to Support a Loved One in Detox

6 Ways to Support a Loved One in Detox

If you have a loved one suffering from addiction to drugs and alcohol, you no doubt understand how difficult it can be to live with that addiction and offer support. Oftentimes families are subjected to lies, financial distress, embarrassment and other consequences of...

America has a heroin problem

Prescription to Addiction and Education- The Heroin Problem This problem has caught the attention of parents, friends, law enforcement officers, substance abuse counselors, and healthcare providers. In just a 14 year span the number of deaths from heroin overdoses...