adderall and college students

Adderall and College Students

Adderall is a stimulant that doctors often prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or narcolepsy. It works to focus attention, control problem behaviors, and improve listening and organizational skills. Unfortunately, its benefits and perceived allure have resulted in Adderall abuse being highest among college students. Learn more about Adderall addiction treatment by calling Georgia…

stigma of addiction

Addressing the Stigma Surrounding Addiction

Thousands of people die from treatable addictions every year in the United States. This occurs despite the medical community having the tools and treatments to prevent many of these deaths. Unfortunately, too many people who could benefit from addiction treatment fail to seek help or get connected to the help they deserve. The stigma of…

psychological dependence

What Is Psychological Dependence?

Psychological dependence is the emotional and mental reliance on a substance. It generally appears as strong urges or cravings. Psychological dependence is nearly always present in people struggling with addiction. Weeding out a patient’s psychological dependence is core to addiction recovery. You can learn more about our addiction treatment programs by contacting us online or…

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Helpful Tips for Avoiding Relapse

Recovering from addiction can be complicated. Recent data shows as many as half of people who participate in an addiction recovery program end up relapsing. Georgia Addiction Treatment Center understands addiction treatment is a process. Developing a long-term plan for avoiding relapse can be key to achieving sobriety. This often involves engaging in aftercare, such…

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Attending Group Therapy for Addiction

Addiction is a complex condition impacting the brain and body. The longer a person uses drugs or alcohol, the more damage can occur. That’s why most people need extensive and comprehensive treatment delivered in many formats. Most people benefit from a group therapy program. That’s because group therapy for addiction creates many opportunities for learning…