Choosing a Different Path to Recovery

Choosing a Different Path to Recovery

Addiction is a complicated disease, and there is no one size fits all method when it comes to treating it. It’s not like someone who is suffering from a headache and taking Tylenol. When it comes to treating addiction, there are numerous aspects to consider....
Detox: Getting Past the First Stage

Detox: Getting Past the First Stage

When it comes to getting treatment for addiction, one of the hardest parts is undergoing the detoxification process. Detox can be hard because of the physical and mental symptoms that come along with it. The symptoms associated with detox depends on the substances or...
Opioids: A New Gateway Drug

Opioids: A New Gateway Drug

When many of us were growing up, we had a conversation about the dangers of drugs. In those discussions, most of us remember hearing about the dangers of marijuana, and how it could become a gateway drug. Fast forward to the age of the current drug epidemic we have in...
A More Natural Way of Healing

A More Natural Way of Healing

When it comes to thinking about traditional ways many rehab centers treat drug addiction, we often think of the 12-step program. Millions of people who were once addicted to drugs or alcohol and have received treatment might have gone through the 12-step process....
How to Spot Addiction

How to Spot Addiction

Spotting an addiction can be difficult. Many people will try to rationalize someone’s behavior especially if it’s a family member or loved one. However, there are signs that you can look for if you suspect that someone you care about is beginning to...
How to Battle Opioid Addiction

How to Battle Opioid Addiction

Drugs have been a major problem in America for decades. Until recently the main concerns when it came to drugs were illegal street drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine among others. However, presently some of the most dangerous drugs are actually legally...
Detox, the Beginning of a New Life

Detox, the Beginning of a New Life

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of gaining sobriety, detox can be a major deterrent for many people who suffer from substance abuse to not seek treatment. Detox involves ridding the body of substances such as drugs and alcohol and can be an uncomfortable experience....