Fear for Fear’s Sake

One of the six definitions of the word “Fear”, according to Houghton Mifflin, is the “anticipation of the possibility that something unpleasant will occur”. Speaking solely from my own experience and from what I have gathered from my 32 years on this earth, my fear is based on the impending threat of something real or imagined. It […]

Outpatient Rehab

Outpatient Rehab Outpatient addiction rehab is a non-residential, therapy-based type of treatment for drug addiction. Here, we’ll review the main types of therapies found in most outpatient programs. Then, we invite your questions or comments about drug rehab at the bottom. Outpatient drug rehab definition Outpatient drug rehab is a therapy-based type of addiction treatment […]

Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drug Abuse and Addiction Signs, Symptoms, and Help for Drug Problems and Substance Abuse Some people are able to use recreational or prescription drugs without ever experiencing negative consequences or addiction. For many others, though, substance use can cause problems at work, home, school, and in relationships, leaving you feeling isolated, helpless, or ashamed. If […]

Need Treatment?

Drug addiction is a complex illness characterized by intense and, at times, uncontrollable drug craving, along with compulsive drug seeking and use that persist even in the face of devastating consequences. While the path to drug addiction begins with the voluntary act of taking drugs, over time a person’s ability to choose not to do […]

Benefits of Recovery

Life Changing Benefits of Being in Recovery October 21, 2015 By admin In Recovery You Get to Create a Specific Life For Yourself Recovery isn’t all drab and dull. It isn’t boring or difficult; I would have to say it is actually the opposite of all of those things. The only way anything is drab, dull, […]

Consequences of Drug Abuse

NIDA’s Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse October 20, 2015 by admin Drug addiction is a brain disease. Although initial drug use might be voluntary, drugs of abuse have been shown to alter gene expression and brain circuitry, which in turn affect human behavior. Once addiction develops, these brain changes interfere with an individual’s ability to make […]

We can you help fight Heroin battle!

Give us a call today! The Heroin Epidemic, in 9 Graphs Heroin use has skyrocketed in the U.S., and it’s hitting young adults the hardest. In this photo taken on Feb 11, 2013, freshly dumped hypodermic syringes and a needle litter an abandoned cemetery in Myitkyina, the provincial capital of Kachin state, Myanmar. By Lindsey […]

IOP is a good choice for aftercare

Intensive outpatient treatment has grown significantly in popularity and availability throughout the country. IOP’s have long have been a separate treatment model but have become more frequently recommended by specialists in combination with the transition from inpatient residential treatment. Addiction treatment centers are now setting up intake appointments for their patients to access an intensive […]