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How to Host an Intervention for Your Teen

How to Host an Intervention for Your Teen

Confronting a teenager about drug or alcohol use can be a challenging proposition for any parent. Following some ...
PTSD and Substance Abuse

PTSD and Substance Abuse

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an emotional disorder characterized by flashbacks, anxiety and traumatic ...
Is it Possible to Overdose on Marijuana?

Is it Possible to Overdose on Marijuana?

  When a person smokes marijuana, it is not likely to experience a toxic overdose but it is possible to ...
Addiction Treatment for the Homeless

Addiction Treatment for the Homeless

Individuals experiencing homelessness are one population which is more likely to need treatment for addiction. ...
Is THC Addictive?

Is THC Addictive?

THC is also known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, a drug with addictive properties which will cause withdrawal to ...
How to Find the Appropriate Personal Recovery Assistant

How to Find the Appropriate Personal Recovery Assistant

Personal Recovery Assistant Services can be critical to the success of an individual in treatment. It is important ...
What Does Ecstasy Do for You?

What Does Ecstasy Do for You?

Ecstasy is a Schedule I controlled substance which impacts the brain and nervous system in the body. Learn more ...
Developing a Dependence on Crack Cocaine

Developing a Dependence on Crack Cocaine

While more people are starting to use crack cocaine, an estimated 8.5 million people admit to using crack at one ...
What is Drug Rehab All About?

What is Drug Rehab All About?

Drug rehabilitation is a process where people go to seek help for addiction. Programs can be either inpatient or ...
The straight facts about benzo withdrawal

The straight facts about benzo withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, commonly known as benzos, impacts the brain and body which can wear down over time. Withdrawal ...
Coping with Anxiety in Recovery

Coping with Anxiety in Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong process which takes people time to adjust to following addiction treatment. Anxiety is a ...
Anatomy of an Adrenaline Rush

Anatomy of an Adrenaline Rush

A stress hormone, adrenaline is secreted from the adrenal glands on the kidney. The body goes into fight-or-flight ...
How to Host an Intervention for Your Teen

How to Host an Intervention for Your Teen

Confronting a teenager about drug or alcohol use can be a challenging proposition for any parent. Following some ...
PTSD and Substance Abuse

PTSD and Substance Abuse

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an emotional disorder characterized by flashbacks, anxiety and traumatic ...
Is it Possible to Overdose on Marijuana?

Is it Possible to Overdose on Marijuana?

  When a person smokes marijuana, it is not likely to experience a toxic overdose but it is possible to ...
Addiction Treatment for the Homeless

Addiction Treatment for the Homeless

Individuals experiencing homelessness are one population which is more likely to need treatment for addiction. ...
Is THC Addictive?

Is THC Addictive?

THC is also known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, a drug with addictive properties which will cause withdrawal to ...
How to Find the Appropriate Personal Recovery Assistant

How to Find the Appropriate Personal Recovery Assistant

Personal Recovery Assistant Services can be critical to the success of an individual in treatment. It is important ...
What Does Ecstasy Do for You?

What Does Ecstasy Do for You?

Ecstasy is a Schedule I controlled substance which impacts the brain and nervous system in the body. Learn more ...
Developing a Dependence on Crack Cocaine

Developing a Dependence on Crack Cocaine

While more people are starting to use crack cocaine, an estimated 8.5 million people admit to using crack at one ...
What is Drug Rehab All About?

What is Drug Rehab All About?

Drug rehabilitation is a process where people go to seek help for addiction. Programs can be either inpatient or ...
The straight facts about benzo withdrawal

The straight facts about benzo withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, commonly known as benzos, impacts the brain and body which can wear down over time. Withdrawal ...
Coping with Anxiety in Recovery

Coping with Anxiety in Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong process which takes people time to adjust to following addiction treatment. Anxiety is a ...
Anatomy of an Adrenaline Rush

Anatomy of an Adrenaline Rush

A stress hormone, adrenaline is secreted from the adrenal glands on the kidney. The body goes into fight-or-flight ...

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