July 17, 2019

Most Commonly Abused Drugs

What are the Most Commonly Abused Drugs? Addiction can take form in a variety of ways. Addiction manifestation can include anything from gambling, shopping, sex, video games, or most prevalent – drugs. Drug addiction poses many long-term health risks and, depending on the substance being abused, these can all vary. However, one thing is in […]

July 9, 2019

Steps You Can Do to Help Someone Get into Rehab

How to Help Someone Get into Rehab Watching someone you love suffer from addiction can be heart-wrenching. Everything about that person seems to change and the spark they used to have seems to be gone. They may have not only made a lot of physical changes but behavioral ones as well. They might also have […]

April 2, 2019

What Can I Expect In Detox?

What is Detox Like? Aside from making the decision to enter treatment for addiction, detox is one of the most important parts of the recovery process. It is also one of the most feared parts of the recovery process, since detox has long been notorious for being an uncomfortable, scary process. However, detox has evolved […]

March 5, 2019

Crystal Meth Addiction

Understanding Crystal Meth Crystal meth – also known as meth, ice, crank or glass – is an extremely addictive drug, classified as a Schedule II controlled substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Crystal meth can be snorted, smoked or dissolved and injected. It is one of the most common, widely used drugs and produces […]

March 4, 2019

What is the Therapeutic Alliance?

Understanding The Therapeutic Alliance The Therapeutic Alliance is a powerful factor in the process of emotional and psychological healing during addiction recovery. There are major four pillars that make up the Therapeutic Alliance, with the singular goal of saving lives and helping you grow a bond with your therapist. The four pillars of the Therapeutic […]

February 22, 2019

How Do I Know If I Have a Drug Problem?

Do I Have a Drug Problem? Drug addiction is a growing epidemic, affecting millions of people all over the world. In fact, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 21.5 million American adults battled a substance use disorder in 2014. There can be many reasons someone might fall into a drug […]