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4 Reasons Addiction Is Considered a Disease

Addiction to drugs like cocaine is a chronic disease, which affects the brain’s reward, motivation, memory and other related circuitry areas.  Having a disruption in these circuits can lead to changes in an individual’s biological, psychological, social and...

Why Finding Funding for Treatment Is Worth It

Financing one’s addiction treatment is a tremendous concern for many addicts seeking treatment for their cocaine addiction. If they have finally reached the point, where they have decided to seek treatment for their addiction, they have successfully taken the first...

What Is an Employee Assistance Program?

An employee assistance program or EAP, is a work based intervention program that was designed to help identify and assist employees in resolving personal issues such as marital, financial and substance/alcohol abuse, which have a tendency to affect the employee’s...
recent from Treatment & Rehab 4 Reasons Addiction Is Considered a Disease
4 Reasons Addiction Is Considered a Disease Addiction to drugs like cocaine is a chronic disease, which affects the brain’s reward, motivation, memory and other related circuitry areas.  Having a disruption in these circuits can lead to changes in an individual’s biological, psychological, social and spiritual well being. Addiction is typically...
recent from Cocaine Addiction 6 Ways to Guard Against Relapse When Transitioning Back to Living Alone
6 Ways to Guard Against Relapse When Transitioning Back to Living Alone Deep within an addict’s brain, cocaine runs interference among neurotransmitters, the chemical messengers that nerves use to communicate with each other. This drug also blocks norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine and numerous other transmitters from being properly absorbed, which results in a chemical...
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 4 Reasons Addiction Is Considered a Disease
4 Reasons Addiction Is Considered a Disease Addiction to drugs like cocaine is a chronic disease, which affects the brain’s reward, motivation, memory and other related circuitry areas.  Having a disruption in these circuits can lead to changes in an individual’s biological, psychological, social and spiritual well being. Addiction is typically...