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Does Acupuncture Really Help You Recover from Addi...

Addiction and substance abuse are both social problems that affect all levels of society. Acupuncture has been known to help some overcome their drug addiction by curbing cravings, easing withdrawal symptoms, and helping individuals detox naturally. How Does...

What Does It Mean to Have a Dual Diagnosis?

Someone with a Dual Diagnosis has a co-occurring addiction and mental health disorder. Several decades ago, co-occurring disorders typically meant parallel treatment in separate programs, but this treatment protocol changed in the mid-1980s when several facilities...

Is Depression the Root of Cocaine Abuse?

People abuse drugs for a variety of reasons. Some people want to feel good, others want to relax, and some don’t want to feel anything at all. Underneath those reasons is often a problem that needs to be addressed—abuse, PTSD, grief, or mental illness. Sometimes,...
recent from Treatment & Rehab Does Acupuncture Really Help You Recover from Addiction?
Does Acupuncture Really Help You Recover from Addiction? Addiction and substance abuse are both social problems that affect all levels of society. Acupuncture has been known to help some overcome their drug addiction by curbing cravings, easing withdrawal symptoms, and helping individuals detox naturally. How Does Acupuncture Help Recovery? According to the...
recent from Cocaine Addiction Five Dangerous Symptoms of Cocaine Overdose
Five Dangerous Symptoms of Cocaine Overdose Cocaine is a central nervous system stimulant, which means it increases the activity of the brain and body. More specifically, it increases levels of dopamine in the brain, which influences the body’s experience of pleasure. This drug prevents dopamine from being reabsorbed in the brain, which causes a...
recent from Detox Why Cocaine Detox Is Not Enough
Why Cocaine Detox Is Not Enough Cocaine abuse is the most common drug problem among patients entering rehab. Thousands of Americans have sought recovery from cocaine’s destroying lifestyles and relationships. While a number of patients enroll in quick detox with the intentions of staying clean, long-term sobriety is difficult to achieve....
recent from Help for Friends & Family Does Acupuncture Really Help You Recover from Addiction?
Does Acupuncture Really Help You Recover from Addiction? Addiction and substance abuse are both social problems that affect all levels of society. Acupuncture has been known to help some overcome their drug addiction by curbing cravings, easing withdrawal symptoms, and helping individuals detox naturally. How Does Acupuncture Help Recovery? According to the...