individual attempting to detox at home

The Dangers of Alcohol Detox at Home

If you are someone you love is having a hard time controlling his or her drinking, understand that other people are going through the same situation. Alcoholism is one of the most common substance abuse issues in the country. Alcohol can be addictive, and it can be a challenge for people to stop drinking. The…


What is Fentanyl?

When people talk about drug abuse, they are often talking about substances such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. Unfortunately, a lot of people enter the world of drug abuse due to prescription medications. For example, some people might end up taking hydrocodone, oxycodone, Percocet, or Vicodin and could end up getting hooked on them. One…

man talking with therapist about oxycodone abuse

The Risks of Oxycodone Abuse

There are a lot of people who struggle with drug abuse and addiction. If you or someone you know struggles with drug abuse and addiction, understand that you are not alone. Drug abuse and addiction have the potential to destroy someone’s life. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up suffering from drug abuse as a…

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Rebuilding Relationships After Rehab

When people think about substance abuse and addiction, they usually think about their impact on the individual. Even though the impacts of mental health issues on the individual cannot be overstated, they are far from the only person impacted by this difficult situation. Friends and family members are also adversely impacted when someone they know…

woman laying down on sofa experiencing post-acute withdrawal

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

If you feel like you were having difficulty quitting alcohol or drugs, you are not alone. The reality is that countless people across the country are all having trouble breaking free from the bonds of addiction. One of the reasons why is the development of something called post-acute withdrawal syndrome. The withdrawal symptoms stemming from…

Family Support

How Family Support Can Help Recovery

During active addiction, many individuals struggle with relationships, their responsibilities, and their overall health. Sometimes families have torn apart because of the actions, inactions, emotions, and statements made during addiction. When you step into therapy, family support becomes important to long-term recovery. Moving from a difficult period of addiction towards healing requires the use of…