Spotting the signs of addiction

Addiction is a condition that is hard to stop even in the awareness of the adverse consequences. When addiction is in play, the willful desire of the individual to stop it is not enough. The only way they can help themselves is to seek help medically. People who are addicted are not exactly proud of […]

The benefits of rehab for addiction treatment

The primary goal of a rehab is to stop addiction and live a productive life. For most people, the challenging part is to recognize their addiction and the need for treatment. Below are the benefits of rehab for addiction treatment Learn about addiction One of the best ways the rehab helps you get better during […]

Common Pitfalls When Choosing A Rehab

There are many mistakes and pitfalls to be avoided when selecting a rehab for yourself or your loved ones. The first issue that comes up when people are selecting a rehab is that they do not take the time to examine the full breadth of the options available to them. People are over eager to get […]

Types Of Addictions

Contrary to popular belief, addiction does not just describe a dependency on drugs or alcohol. Among addictions there are two broad categories: Process Addictions (e.g. a compulsive behavior like shopping addiction) Substance Addictions (Drugs and Alcohol) Which category of addiction that one is susceptible to ,and which is the most dangerous will vary from individual […]

Recognizing The Signs Of Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse is insidious and destructive, eventually impacting all aspects of the user’s life and relationships. Among other things drug abuse can impact a person’s health, familial relationships, work relationships, romantic relationships, productivity/work ethic, motivation, emotions and their actual physical health. When substance use impacts the quality of some aspect of an individual’s life in […]

Detox

Detox is short for “Detoxification”. This term describes a process by which toxins – often drugs – are removed from the body. Those seeking relief from substance abuse will often require a detox period in order that they may be able to concentrate on their recovery process better rather than withdrawal symptoms. Typically, detox is […]

What Is A Rehab Anyway?

Rehabs are facilities that allow those with substance abuse issues to receive treatment and counseling in order that they should be able to overcome their drug and alcohol issues. These facilities are not only tasked with helping an individual overcome addiction, they must also impart them with the life skills necessary to prevent relapse and […]